#Coronary heart disease in mothers and fathers of adult children with #alcohol use disorders

Having a family member with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) may negatively affect a person’s health. Our aim was to study the long-term risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in parents who have an offspring with AUD. DesignCohort study. Cox regression models and co-sibling analyses. SettingSweden. ParticipantsFrom population registers, we selected all parent-offspring pairs in …

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The impact of #caffeine consumption on clinical symptoms in patients with #bipolar disorder: A systematic review

In healthy populations, caffeine appears to have beneficial effects on health; however, patients with bipolar disorder (BD) are routinely advised to limit caffeine use in psychoeducation programmes. We aimed to examine all literature reporting whether caffeine intake/withdrawal impacts the natural course of BD, in terms of clinical outcomes. MethodsPubMed, Embase and PsycINFO were searched (up …

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