Tag: Alzheimer’s

Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because...

August 23, 2019

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC Warns...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be...

July 5, 2019

Roundup: How Much is Too Much Coffee?...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking...

May 17, 2019

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of...

April 19, 2019

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting Answers...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its...

March 18, 2019

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults...

February 7, 2019

Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is...

February 2, 2018

Roundup: DASH, Mediterranean Plans Top ‘Best Diets’...

Nutrition and medical experts have again placed two diets that focus on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables at...

January 5, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the...

June 2, 2017

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages....

April 24, 2017

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For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

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Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S. public health officials investigating the...

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

How Fiber is Key to a...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...