A new study shows that the very common anti-cholinergic drug class is associated with a 50% increase in dementia. These drugs include antidepressants, muscle relaxers, cold medicines, and others. For a list follow the link below
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New research has shown that a type of weight-loss surgery called Roux-en-Y which removes a large part of the stomach resulted in dramatic increases in deaths from alcohol and drugs. This appears to relate to the fact that the body processes drugs and alcohol differently after these surgeries rendering them more lethal.
Dr Gabe Mirkin citing new research has shown that excessive handwashing can strip the skin of oils that prevent infections and also leave the tissue more vulnerable to ultraviolet rays that cause melanomas.