Health News On 12 Nov 2007

  • Diet Linked To Cognitive Decline And Dementia
    Research has shown convincing evidence that dietary patterns practiced during adulthood are important contributors to age-related cognitive decline and dementia risk.
  • Obesity And Overweight Linked To Higher Prostate Cancer Mortality
    Men who are overweight or obese when diagnosed with prostate cancer are at greater risk of death after treatment, according to a new study in the December 15, 2007 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
  • ADHD Drugs Ineffective Over The Long Term
    Apart from being ineffective over the long term, ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) drugs may also undermine your child’s physical growth, a BBC television program, Panorama, has revealed. Scientists seem to be saying that claims made about ADHD drugs some years ago were overstated.
  • Minor Stroke Patients Face Serious Major Stroke Risk Within Seven Day
    A patient who suffered a minor stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack) has a significant risk of experiencing a major stroke within a week, says an article in The Lancet Neurology, December issue.