Antidepressant Use Is Up

A new report from the federal government shows that prescriptions for antidepressant medications rose from 154 million scripts in 2002 to 170 million in 2005. The written prescriptions were...
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Some Blood Pressure Meds Decrease Dementia

Researchers have found that angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)—a particular class of anti-hypertensive medicines—are associated with a striking decrease in the occurrence and progression of dementia. Scientists from Boston University...
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Older Adults May Need Less Sleep

Although sleep deprivation is a condition approaching epidemic proportions, a new study suggest that changes accompany the aging process may include a need for less sleep. The report, published...
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Unraveling the Aging Process

A new study reveals how a class of highly reactive molecules inflicts cellular damage for diseases ranging from heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease and Alzheimer’s disease. According...
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