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FOCAL+ Training Program Reduces Crash Rates Among Teen Drivers With ADHD |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

FOCAL+ Training Program Reduces Crash Rates Among Teen Drivers With ADHD | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. The Enhanced Focused Concentration and Attention Learning (FOCAL+) training program, compared to the FOCAL control program, reduced the number of long stares and lane position deviations in adolescent drivers with attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD). 2. Under real-world driving conditions monitored for one year, FOCAL+ program participants had lower rates of long stares …

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Report: Minnesota healthcare workers leaving at 'crisis rates'

Report: Minnesota healthcare workers leaving at ‘crisis rates’

In 2022, nursing homes in Minnesota reported worse staffing shortages than anywhere else in the country. The ability to find direct caregivers for these and other facilities has become a crisis. That’s according to a new report from the University of Minnesota. “The crisis of low-wage healthcare workers is a crisis for everyone in need …

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Rates of depression and loneliness are lower for sports fans

Rates of depression and loneliness are lower for sports fans

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that sports fans experience lower rates of depression and loneliness than non-fans. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images Being a fan can bring a sense of belonging and community. A new book written by sports fans has found that while 61% of Americans say they feel lonely, non-fans are lonelier than fans. Whether …

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Kafer: This government promise to lower insurance rates?  It didn't happen to me

Kafer: This government promise to lower insurance rates? It didn’t happen to me

I’ve long avoided using the adage “You can’t have your cake and eat it too” because I don’t like cake – pie is all a dessert should be – but there is few other catchy ways to describe what happens when someone tries to achieve two mutually exclusive goals at the same time. In this …

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ENT-01 reduces constipation rates in patients with Parkinson's disease |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

ENT-01 reduces constipation rates in patients with Parkinson’s disease | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. Compared to placebo, ENT-01 increased weekly complete spontaneous stool rates in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). 2. No serious adverse events occurred with the use of ENT-01 and the most frequently reported adverse effect was nausea. Level of evidence assessment: 1 (Excellent) Summary of the study: Non-motor symptoms of PD can significantly impair a …

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