Jeanne Morrison, PhD

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D do not appear to protect postmenopausal women from the dangers of osteoporosis, new research indicates.

    "While high-dose vitamin D did indeed increase calcium absorption, the increase was only 1 percent and [it] did not tran...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D do not appear to protect postmenopausal women from the dangers of osteoporosis, new research indicates.

    "While high-dose vitamin D did indeed increase calcium absorption, the increase was only 1 percent and [it] did not tran...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of drugs widely used to treat dementia -- called cholinesterase inhibitors -- could cause harmful weight loss in some patients, a new study suggests.

    These medications include Aricept (donepezil), Razadyne (galantamine) and Exelon (rivasti...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of drugs widely used to treat dementia -- called cholinesterase inhibitors -- could cause harmful weight loss in some patients, a new study suggests.

    These medications include Aricept (donepezil), Razadyne (galantamine) and Exelon (rivasti...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A kid who is a seriously "picky eater" is also likely to struggle with emotional problems like anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

    About 3 percent of kids suffer from severe selective eating, to the extent that they can't eat out at a re...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A kid who is a seriously "picky eater" is also likely to struggle with emotional problems like anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

    About 3 percent of kids suffer from severe selective eating, to the extent that they can't eat out at a re...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer even mild brain injuries may experience momentary lapses in attention long after their accident, new research finds.

    The study of 6- to 13-year-olds found these attention lapses led to lower behavior and intelligence ratings by ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer even mild brain injuries may experience momentary lapses in attention long after their accident, new research finds.

    The study of 6- to 13-year-olds found these attention lapses led to lower behavior and intelligence ratings by ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds.

    The 2015 United States of Aging Survey of 1,000 adults 60 and ol...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds.

    The 2015 United States of Aging Survey of 1,000 adults 60 and ol...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's no shortage of products out there that claim to treat the pimples that so often plague teen skin, but your body may already be making an effective treatment that just needs a little tweaking from science, a new study suggests.

    The treatme...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's no shortage of products out there that claim to treat the pimples that so often plague teen skin, but your body may already be making an effective treatment that just needs a little tweaking from science, a new study suggests.

    The treatme...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment costs for one childhood illness, hemophilia, may use up a big chunk of a state's Medicaid budget, a new study out of California shows.

    The researchers found that treatments for hemophilia -- a rare, inherited disorder in which blood doe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article