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James Bond Alcoholic
2013-12-13 15:09:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A week ago, I penned an article for redOrbit about the potential effects of alcohol and how it could be responsible for extending telomere length, prolonging the life of cells and possibly leading to increased longevity. Of course, moderation would be key to that equation, and new research centered on everyone’s favorite super spy explains why too much of a good thing is not necessarily a good thing. There’s never been a...

2013-06-04 23:16:19

AlcoholAbuseDetox.org recently was launched with the goal to help raise awareness of alcoholism, and help people get on a safe path to recovery. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 It should not be a secret to anyone at this point in time that alcohol, opium, heroin, marijuana and all other drugs are available in the market — whether they are legal or not. It must be left to local, state, and federal authorities to combat the problems of how it is so easily available. However,...

2012-01-19 20:33:11

Delirium develops in about 30 percent of patients hospitalized shortly after a stroke and is linked to poorer outcomes, according to a new meta-analysis published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. In the first systematic analysis of the four common outcomes in acute stroke patients with delirium – inpatient and 12-month death rates, length of hospital stay and care arrangements after discharge – Canadian researchers analyzed 10 studies. The research included...

2011-11-17 13:39:35

A new national plan of action provides a roadmap for improving the care of patients with delirium, a poorly understood and often unrecognized brain condition that affects approximately seven million hospitalized Americans each year. "Delirium: A Strategic Plan to Bring an Ancient Disease into the 21st Century," written on behalf of the American Delirium Society, appears in the supplement to the Nov. 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Publication of the...

2009-07-06 15:23:36

The way certain patients present in the post-acute hospital setting with delirium, a common, preventable but life-threatening acute confusional state, predicts mortality, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife.Patients with severe, hypoactive delirium, characterized by slowing or lack of movement and unresponsiveness, have the worst six-month survival rate of any class of the disease. Those with mild, hypoactive delirium have a significantly...


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