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Release: September 6, 2018
More Daytime Sleepiness, More Alzheimer’s Disease?
Excessive daytime sleepiness linked with brain protein involved in memory-robbing disease

Release: August 13, 2018
Surprise Finding: For Very Sick Elderly, Lighter Sedation Won’t Drop Risk of Postoperative Delirium, Study Suggests
For healthier adults, however, deep sedation doubles risk for delirium after surgery

Released: July 18, 2018
Beef Jerkey and Other Processed Meats Associated with Manic Episodes
An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates—chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks—may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state. Mania is characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia.

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Upcoming Events

September 24, 2018
Annual Conference on Addictions: Road to Recovery

September 25, 2018
Scientific Symposium: Marking 75 Years since Leo Kanner first identified autism

October 22, 2018
Annual Conference on Eating Disorders (CME)

November 10, 2018
Annual Journey to Hope Conference


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