Are symptoms of #insomnia in primary care associated with subsequent onset of #dementia? A matched retrospective case-control study

..We investigated the association between dementia diagnosis and recording of insomnia symptoms 5–10 years earlier in primary care. ..We ascertained the presence of insomnia symptoms during a five-year period starting 10 years before the index date. Odds ratios for developing dementia were estimated using logistic regression after controlling for hypnotic exposure and physical and mental health comorbidities. Results: The adjusted odds ratio for dementia in those with … Continue reading Are symptoms of #insomnia in primary care associated with subsequent onset of #dementia? A matched retrospective case-control study

#BPA: have flawed analytical techniques compromised risk assessments?

Experimental and epidemiological studies provide compelling evidence of a causal link between increasing exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (environmental contaminants with the potential to perturb the development and function of the endocrine system) and increases in non-communicable diseases, including most aspects of metabolic syndrome.. ..By virtue of extensive research attention, bisphenol A (BPA) has become the so-called poster child for endocrine-disrupting chemicals. ..Experimental data suggest BPA … Continue reading #BPA: have flawed analytical techniques compromised risk assessments?