Alcohol abuse and addiction is drug addiction.

Alcohol abuse and addiction is drug addiction. Because of the acceptance of ‘social drinking’ in society, individuals often feel that it is an acceptable drug. When alcohol ingestion becomes uncontrolled, a preoccupation or compulsive alcohol consumption becomes an issue. Alcohol use disorder is diagnosed. Alcoholism is classically defined as greater than three drinks a day … Read more

Mercaptan Market Size to Exceed USD 2,693.57 Million by 2030 Witnessing a CAGR of 5.35% – Report by Market Research Future (MRFR)

Mercaptan Market Insights and Industry Analysis By Type (Methyl Mercaptan, Ethyl Mercaptan, Propyl Mercaptan, Butyl Mercaptan, Octyl Mercaptan, Dodecyl Mercaptan, others), Application (Pesticides, Jet Fuels and Plastics, Animal Feed, others) ,Competitive Market Size, Share , Trends, and Forecast to 2030 /EIN News/ — New York, US, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercaptan Market Overview: … Read more

How much sleep do I need? Older adults should get seven hours a night, study finds

Many older people seemingly need less sleep than they did when they were younger. But the idea that people need less sleep as they age is a myth, research suggests, even if your parents or grandparents only may be clocking about five hours of sleep a night. In a new study, scientists calculated the ideal … Read more

Children without diapers do not get quality sleep, study says

Children whose parents cannot afford diapers do not get quality sleep, according to a study by the Rutgers School of Nursing. The study, published in the Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatricsis the first to examine the relationship between diaper need and sleep. Sleep promotes brain development and solidifies learning and memory. Children with compromised sleep … Read more

Cognitive deficit in COVID-19 survivors is equivalent to 20 years of aging

Cognitive impairment as a result of severe COVID-19 is similar to that sustained between 50 and 70 years of age and is the equivalent to losing 10 IQ points, say a team of scientists from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London. The findings, published in the journal eClinicalMedicine, emerging from the NIHR COVID-19 … Read more

Herbal blend may help manage menopause symptoms: RCT

Twelve weeks of supplementation with a combination of soy isoflavone, black cohosh, chasteberry and evening primrose oil extracts also led to significant improvements in LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the women, according to findings published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements​. Scientists from Dhurakij Pundit University used the commercial product Belle Dame​​, sometimes marketed … Read more

Aster Neurosciences Bengaluru conducts walkathon for Parkinson’s Disease

Aster Neurosciences of Aster CMI Hospital and Aster RV Hospital, Bengaluru organized a walkathon to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease. The event was organized in partnership with “I Love To Care” (India) charitable trust on the occassion of World’s Parkinson’s Day. To raise awareness about the progressive nervous system disorder, April 11 is observed as … Read more

Diagnosing chronic respiratory diseases from within the bedroom

For World Sleep Day 2022, News-Medical speaks to Max Sieghold, Co-Founder and CFO of Sleepiz, about their technology and its ability to diagnose sleep apnea from the bedroom. Please can you introduce yourself, tell us about your background in sleep research and chronic respiratory disorders, and what inspired your latest research? My Name is Max … Read more

UIC researchers projected to receive $22 million to study long COVID-19

A team of University of Illinois Chicago researchers is projected to receive approximately $22 million from the National Institutes of Health over four years to research long COVID-19. The emerging health condition causes many COVID-19 patients, even those who were not hospitalized, to have continued and new symptoms months after their initial illness. As part … Read more

Study reveals unequal access to addiction care in the Maritimes – Dal News

When we walk through the doors of a hospital, as a patient we expect to receive the best care that is medically available. Dr. Thomas Brothers, a Dalhousie University general internal medicine resident, has taken a deep dive into addiction treatment and harm reduction services at the Saint John Regional Hospital and the QEII and … Read more