Tag: neuroscience

Roundup: E-Cig Crackdown, ‘Bad Bacteria’ and Dementia...

FDA Cracks Down on E-Cig, Juul Sales to Minors The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that...

April 27, 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

On Pins and Needles: Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy can be a serious degenerative condition that acts as a signpost for other illnesses.

May 12, 2016

Roundup: Aggressive Treatment of ‘Mini-Strokes’ Cuts Risk...

Patients who received medical attention with 24 hours of having a mini-stroke performed better on health assessments.

April 22, 2016

Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Breakthroughs Improving Lives

Just 10 years ago, the daily routine for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) often included painful injections to treat debilitating...

March 30, 2016

First Aid for Seizures

Convulsions, tonic-clonic or grand mal seizures, happen without warning to epileptics and non-epileptics. Learn how to help during and after...

December 16, 2015

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Roundup: Health Risks of Sugary Drinks;...

Long-Term, Daily Consumption of Sugary Drinks Can Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 31% Yet another study is confirming that sugary drinks are not...

Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

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

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

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...