Kathy Sowder

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  • 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 Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly "brain-eating" amoeba that lives in freshwater sources may be surviving in more northern areas of the United States thanks to climate change, health experts suggest.

    Minnesota health officials are still trying to confirm if the death of a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers.

    "While music programs are often...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers.

    "While music programs are often...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter-million Vietnam veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms today, four decades after the war's end, a new study estimates. And at least one-third of them have major depression as well.

    "It's been kno...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter-million Vietnam veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms today, four decades after the war's end, a new study estimates. And at least one-third of them have major depression as well.

    "It's been kno...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of diabetes meds that include widely used drugs such as Actos and Avandia may help protect users against Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 44,600 British diabetes patients who took what are known as glit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of diabetes meds that include widely used drugs such as Actos and Avandia may help protect users against Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 44,600 British diabetes patients who took what are known as glit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women are much more likely than men to suffer brain dysfunction after surgery with general anesthesia, a new study finds.

    Researchers who analyzed data from hundreds of older adults in the United States found faster declines in mental funct...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women are much more likely than men to suffer brain dysfunction after surgery with general anesthesia, a new study finds.

    Researchers who analyzed data from hundreds of older adults in the United States found faster declines in mental funct...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with mild thinking and memory problems -- known as mild cognitive impairment -- deteriorate twice as fast mentally as men with the same condition, according to new research.

    Mild cognitive impairment isn't severe enough to interfere with da...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with mild thinking and memory problems -- known as mild cognitive impairment -- deteriorate twice as fast mentally as men with the same condition, according to new research.

    Mild cognitive impairment isn't severe enough to interfere with da...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalization for mental health problems is far more common among kids behind bars than among children and teens in the general population, a new study finds.

    Juvenile inmates also have longer hospital stays, which suggests they have more serio...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Loneliness and depression are linked to an increased risk of mental decline in the elderly, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 8,300 American adults aged 65 and older who were assessed every t...Full Article