Health News Brief: Niceness is in Your DNA, WHO: Dementia Cases Worldwide Will Triple by 2050, Over-the-Counter Remedies for Insect Bites May Not Work American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

April 17, 2012   

Study Confirms Not Enough Sleep Raises Diabetes, Obesity Risks
It’s no secret our bodies need sleep to function at their best.
Source: Science Translation Magazine, CBS Health Read More

Niceness is in Your DNA
Many times, two siblings raised by the same parents, and subject to similar environmental influences, can turn out to be polar opposites: one kind and generous, the other mean-spirited.
Source: University of Buffalo Read More

WHO: Dementia Cases Worldwide Will Triple by 2050
Cases of dementia – and the heavy social and financial burdens associated with them – are set to soar in the coming decades as life expectancy and medical care improve in poorer countries, the World Health Organization says.
Source: World Health Organization Read More

Drinking Alcohol May Significantly Enhance Problem Solving Skills
Drinking alcohol may enhance a person’s problem solving skills, according to a new study.
Source: Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences Read More

Over-the-Counter Remedies for Insect Bites
May Not Work
Over-the-counter remedies for insect bites are not proven to work and in most cases the reaction is so mild that no treatment is at all needed, according to experts.
Source: The Telegraph & The Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin Read More










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