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06/24/2019
A new study suggests that electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions.
06/23/2019
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
06/23/2019
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
06/21/2019
Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease.
06/19/2019
According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke.
06/19/2019
According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke.
06/18/2019
A study of adults aged 50 and over found that decline in memory and thinking was faster after a heart attack or angina, but not before.
06/18/2019
A study of adults aged 50 and over found that decline in memory and thinking was faster after a heart attack or angina, but not before.
06/17/2019
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/17/2019
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/16/2019
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice.
06/14/2019
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
06/12/2019
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline.
06/12/2019
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline.
06/11/2019
A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades.
06/10/2019
Mouse study shows that focused ultrasound and injected microbubbles can help curb early Parkinson's disease by allowing drugs to access the brain.
06/07/2019
Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss.
06/07/2019
Title: Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/07/2019
Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective.
06/05/2019
A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication.
06/05/2019
A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication.
06/05/2019
Title: Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans
Category: Health News
Created: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/04/2019
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants.
06/04/2019
Evidence from 22 randomized clinical trials suggests that yoga practice can improve both physical and mental well-being in older adults.
06/04/2019
Title: Immigrants Make Up 1 in 4 U.S. Health Care Workers
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/02/2019
New research suggests that using a virtual reality simulator could be more effective at detecting Alzheimer's disease than standard tests.
05/30/2019
A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal.
05/29/2019
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug.
05/29/2019
A study using human biological samples and mouse models has found what can make viruses more dangerous and how some could facilitate Alzheimer's.
05/28/2019
It is normal to experience some amount of hair thinning as people age. In other cases, there may be a medical cause. This article looks at the causes, treatments, and home remedies for thinning hair.