Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers investigated whether lifestyle interventions were effective to prevent dementia in those with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease. Cardiovascular and neurological diseases, such as dementia, have been linked to dysfunction of a variation of the apolipoprotein E, or APOE, gene, called the APOE ε4 allele. In fact,
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[ad_1] Researchers investigated whether lifestyle interventions were effective to prevent dementia in those with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease. Cardiovascular and neurological diseases, such as dementia, have been linked to dysfunction of a variation of the apolipoprotein E, or APOE, gene, called the APOE ε4 allele. In fact, people who are carriers of the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] There is some research that indicates that, however unlikely it seems, poor oral health may contribute to the risk of falls. This question recently led researchers in Japan to investigate if poor oral health could in fact be associated with incident falls in the elderly. As the baby
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[ad_1] A recent study investigated whether increasing the consumption of fat-free milk would affect metabolic syndrome in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Favouring glycemic control and weight loss, dairy products are a great source of nutrients and bioactive compounds with the potential for reducing inflammation and oxidative stress. In particular, low-fat products such as fat-free
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[ad_1] Since treatment options for patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma are limited, researchers are investigating the effectiveness of Atezolizumab. Urothelial carcinoma is the most common type of cancer affecting the urinary system. In its advanced stage, rates of survival are low, with few patients surviving longer than five years.  Platinum-based chemotherapy is the standard first-line
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[ad_1] Researchers investigate the relationship between the treatment of diabetes mellitus and the growth of tumors in women with breast cancer. The increase in numbers of diabetes mellitus and breast cancer cases in recent years has made it important to determine whether there is a link between these two conditions. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent pilot study laid the groundwork for a larger study to investigate whether tai chi could help older adults with chronic pain. Many older adults suffer from chronic musculoskeletal pain. Musculoskeletal pain is pain that affects bones and muscles, as well as the ligaments and tendons that
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A new study suggests that combining chemotherapy with a drug that boosts the immune system may help individuals who have a particularly aggressive form of lung cancer to live longer without the disease progressing. Chemotherapy combined with pembrolizumab, an immunotherapy drug, boosted survival among certain lung cancer patients. The new phase III clinical trial demonstrated
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in the USA recently uncovered some alarming associations between body mass index (BMI) and risk of developing heart disease. With obesity levels increasing at alarming rates, healthcare professionals and researchers alike are working hard to reverse this trend and to establish ways to deal with the many
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[ad_1] A team of researchers studied individuals with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease in an effort to understand when memory loss begins. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder which features the degeneration of nerve cells over time and the eventual onset of dementia. Memory is one of the capacities most often affected early on
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A large study in France examined the link between chronic heavy alcohol use and the risk of dementia and early onset dementia. Researchers have concluded from a large cohort study that chronic heavy drinking can lead to early onset dementia in an article published in the British Medical Journal
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[ad_1] Experts in the USA reviewed the current evidence on the impact of obesity stigma in low to middle-income countries. Obesity is a significant and growing health concern worldwide. In high-income countries such as America, Western Europe, and Australia, fatness is associated with negative traits like laziness and lack of self-control, and obesity stigma is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers recently published an article in The Lancet Neurology discussing the difficulties facing seizure detection in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is characterised by short repetitive epileptic seizures.  These seizures can be harmful to the individual depending on the circumstances in which they occur,
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[ad_1] Researchers recently published an article in The Lancet Neurology discussing the difficulties facing seizure detection in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is characterised by short repetitive epileptic seizures.  These seizures can be harmful to the individual depending on the circumstances in which they occur, such as a seizure while driving.
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