Association of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors With the Risk for Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage

Association of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors With the Risk for Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage JAMA Neurol. Published online December 5, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.4529 Key Points Question  What is the risk for intracranial hemorrhage associated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and with antidepressants according to the strength of the inhibition of serotonin reuptake? Findings  In this population-based cohort study, the use […]

Secret Ingredients: Who Knows What’s in Your Food?

  Secret Ingredients: Who Knows What’s in Your Food? http://tinyurl.com/zwu7895 Wendee Nicole Wendee Nicole, based in Houston, TX, has written for Nature, Scientific American, National Wildlife, and other magazines. British chef and food activist Jamie Oliver ignited a firestorm in January 2011 when he mentioned on theLate Show with David Letterman that castoreum, a substance […]

Can Herpes Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

  Can Herpes Cause Alzheimer’s Disease? http://tinyurl.com/gr4fqab Itzhaki, Ruth F.a; * | Lathe, Richardb | Balin, Brian J.c | Ball, Melvyn J.d | Bearer, Elaine L.e | Braak, Heikof | Bullido, Maria J.g | Carter, Chrish | Clerici, Marioi | Cosby, S. Louisej | Del Tredici, Kellyf | Field, Hughk | Fulop, Tamasl | Grassi, […]

Whole-body PET/CT scanning is accompanied by substantial radiation dose and cancer risk.

  Whole-body PET/CT scanning is accompanied by substantial radiation dose and cancer risk.   http://tinyurl.com/h6vzzns   Huang B1, Law MW, Khong PL.   1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Room 406, Block K, Hong Kong.   Abstract   PURPOSE:   To estimate the radiation dose from whole-body […]

Genetic Radiation Risks-A Neglected Topic in the Low Dose

  Genetic Radiation Risks-A Neglected Topic in the Low Dose   http://tinyurl.com/zosu2v8   Busby C1, Schmitz-Feuerhake I2, Pflugbeil S3.   1Environmental Research SIA, Riga, Latvia. 2University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany. 3German Society for Radiation Protection, Berlin, Germany.   Abstract   The committee of the United Nations for the Evaluation of Radiation Effects UNSCEAR as well […]

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