When I was kid, I remember my dad scolding my brother and me when one of us decided to hold the other one upside-down. In that position, he reasoned, we could fall on our head. As a cognitive...
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Alcohol dependence is thought of as a disorder with an overwhelming impulsive and compulsive “drive” towards alcohol consumption (Kamarajan et al. 2005), and an inability to “hit the brakes”, or inhibit alcohol consumption despite negative biological, psychological, legal, and social … Continue reading →
"BD [bipolar disorder] in AS [Asperger syndrome] patients is frequent, usually it onsets during adolescence and is often characterized by atypical presentation, making its correct identification particularly difficult".Maybe I'm better suited as a brunette? @ WikipediaThat was the primary finding reported by Vannucchi and colleagues  based on their systematic review of the relevant peer-reviewed research literature in this area. They found that the prevalence of BD ranged
Vannucchi G, Masi G, Toni C, Dell׳Osso L, Erfurth A & Perugi G (2014). Bipolar disorder in adults with Asperger׳s Syndrome: A systematic review., Journal of affective disorders, 168C 151-160. PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25046741
This updated Cochrane review on statins for the treatment of dementia contains worrying adverse effects data, but Caroline Struthers has to do a significant amount of digging to root it all out.
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