@samrat Previous research used fundus photography to examine the relationship between vascular changes in the eyes and cognitive decline. However, the investigators note, these studies are few in number and had limited follow-up, and many were cross-sectional (ie, the participants' eyes and cognition were assessed simultaneously).
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RE: Eye Changes May Signal Cognitive Decline
Mental Health IS Health. So Why Is It the Leprosy of Childhood Illness?
In October 2021, three groups concerned with child health — the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and the Children's Hospital Association (CHA) — declared a national emergency in children's mental health. Numbers don't lie: According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between March 2020 and October 2020, emergency visits for children rose nearly 25% for 5- to 11-year-olds and 30% for 12- to 17-year-olds. Suicide attempts specifically in girls ages 12-17 increased 50% in early 2021. Eating disorders have skyrocketed in adolescents. Almost 150,000 children have lost a primary or secondary caregiver due to death from COVID.
Nitrites and Nitrates Associated With Increased Cancer Risk
A French study investigated the relationship between intake of nitrites and nitrates (all sources combined) and the risk of cancer. Data from more than 100,000 individuals were analyzed, with the results showing an increase of close to 25% in the risk of breast cancer among those who frequently consumed nitrate-containing products in their diet and an increase of close to 60% in the risk of prostate cancer among those who frequently consumed nitrite-containing food products. No association was demonstrated with regard to exposure to natural sources of nitrites and nitrates.
RE: Financial Toxicity Is a Common Complication of Gynecologic Cancers
@samrat In any clinical study reporting that over 20% of patients develop a serious complication as a result of treatment, financial toxicity in this case, future efforts to address the complication are critically important. To address financial problems patients with gynecologic cancer face, MSKCC assembled a multidisciplinary team that included the strategy and innovation department, the patient financial services department, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists.
RE: How to treat Delusions of Parasitosis?
@niyam In 2014, an article on delusions of parasitosis stressed the need of the physician to establish a therapeutic alliance with patients suffering from the condition. Without this alliance it is difficult to convince patients to take the necessary medications. The first meeting with a patient with DP can set the tone for all subsequent encounters. Another article states that the patient's autonomy must be respected in all encounters. The physician must provide provide full information regarding the treatment plan and seek consent before starting treatment or asking the patient to seek a psychiatric referral
Please explain the indications of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)!
Hello, nowadays there is a trend of using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device for diabetic patients. Please explain the indications of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Is it really effective or just a marketing gimmick?
How to get along with an introvert person?
Hello, I am 23 years old man. My friend in my college is an introvert. I have some feeling for her. But she interacts very rarely with everyone. So, people think that she is arrogant and rude. But she is not. I don't know how to interact with introvert person. Please help me.