One of the biggest differences between military and civilian medicine is the very real chance of being deployed to a forward military unit from a stateside appointment. Lessons from those experiences can shape a doctor's practice back in their home country.
Calcium supplements may seem to be a safe and effective method to manage osteoporosis, but regular consumption of these pills could increase the risk of dementia in women, specifically those who have experienced cerebrovascular diseases or poor blood flow to the brain, or have suffered a stroke.
Typically, the creation of a new drug is a process of tweaking or combining existing drugs to alter outcomes and side effects. A recent collaboration between researchers from Germany and across the United States, however, takes a novel approach in the battle against opiate addiction: trying to build a new painkiller from scratch.
“In this current investigation, the two most statistically significant findings were that higher HbA2 levels correlated with higher RBC levels and prominently lesser MSSS [multiple sclerosis severity score].”
Good research has shown that diabetes is linked to heightened risk for brain atrophy, white matter abnormalities, and cognitive impairment. It's a risk factor for dementia, especially if the diabetes is classified as type 2.