Bonnie Lynn Wright, PhD

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

  • Chestermere, AL

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may be the best medicine for seniors facing the onset of dementia, according to three new clinical trials.

    Physical activity improved mood, memory and ability to think for participants in all three studies.

    One study fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may be the best medicine for seniors facing the onset of dementia, according to three new clinical trials.

    Physical activity improved mood, memory and ability to think for participants in all three studies.

    One study fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that people born after 1930 may have a lower risk of developing dementia than the generation before them, adding to evidence that the incidence of dementia may be declining in the United States and elsewhere.

    That decline wa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that people born after 1930 may have a lower risk of developing dementia than the generation before them, adding to evidence that the incidence of dementia may be declining in the United States and elsewhere.

    That decline wa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Are you over 50, making a good income, physically healthy and active? A new British study suggests you might need to be wary of one potential downside: a higher risk for excessive, problem drinking.

    A team led by Jose Iparraguirre, chief economi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Are you over 50, making a good income, physically healthy and active? A new British study suggests you might need to be wary of one potential downside: a higher risk for excessive, problem drinking.

    A team led by Jose Iparraguirre, chief economi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy may worsen quality of life for some cancer patients who are nearing death, a new study finds.

    "Oncologists may presume there to be no harm in giving dying patients chemotherapy, but these data point to more harm than benefit," study...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy may worsen quality of life for some cancer patients who are nearing death, a new study finds.

    "Oncologists may presume there to be no harm in giving dying patients chemotherapy, but these data point to more harm than benefit," study...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Boa constrictors kill their prey by constricting their blood flow, not by suffocation, a new study shows.

    The study, published July 22 in the Journal of Experimental Biology, challenges the long-held belief that constrictors kill their p...Full Article