Medical Notes: Week of February 16, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of February 16, 2020, including: Studies showing physical activity helps prevent obesity virtually from birth. Then, low doses of lithium may show promise in treating dementia. Then, about half of people who are recovering from a concussion have sleep problems. And finally, a study showing that maybe the two genders are becoming more equal.

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 1, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of December 1, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 1, 2019, including: A study that finds that artery blockages discovered during stress tests can be managed with medication. Then, a study indicating cigarette smoking has hit an all-time low. Also, having more meatless burgers now could cut your dementia risk later. And finally, if people are more anxious these days, maybe it’s because they’re not getting enough sleep.

Medical Notes: September 15, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 15, 2019.

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 8, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of September 8, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 8, 2019.

Not Enough Sleep: Even Worse For You Than We Thought

Getting less than six hours of sleep per night has long been known to be hazardous to health, but the discovery of the mechanisms behind those hazards is leading scientists to strengthen their warnings. Too little sleep or poor sleep carries heart and brain risks that are powerful, as experts explain.

Medical Notes: Week of March 24, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 24, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of January 6, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 6, 2019.

Medical Notes 18-52

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 30, 2018.

Medical Notes 18-38

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 23, 2018.

Medical Notes 18-27

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of July 8, 2018.

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18-08 Segment 1: ADHD and Sleep Disorders

Experts discuss new research showing that most people with ADHD have a disordered body clock and how fixing the body clock could lessen the impact of both ADHD and other health problems.

Medical Notes: Week of January 28, 2018

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 28, 2018-February 3, 2018.

Medical Notes 17-18

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.