Survey shows that Glaucoma significantly impacts well-being … 1-to-2 weekly daytime naps lower heart attack, stroke risk … New drug has potential to treat dementia-related psychosis … Cognitive behavioral therapy beats standard care for irritable bowel syndrome … ‘Superagers’ with superior memory have youthful neural connections
Six to nine hours of nighttime sleep is the sweet spot for preventing a heart attack – even for those at high risk, a new study has found.
Aspirin not recommended for people over age 70 … New guidelines endorse lowering LDL cholesterol levels ‘as much as possible’ … ‘Hunger hormone’ linked to memory in Alzheimer’s study
Eating nuts two or more times per week protects a person’s cardiovascular system. The practice can also dramatically reduce cardiovascular risk.
Seniors with mild cognitive impairment are much less likely to receive treatments for a heart attack while in the hospital, investigators say.
Healthy 75-year-olds who stop taking statins have a 33% increased risk of being sent to the hospital with cardiovascular problems, a study has found.
Hydration sensor could improve dialysis … Regional disparities found in filling high-intensity statin prescriptions … CDC updates measles control recommendations for healthcare settings
Researchers explain muscle loss in menopause … Testosterone replacement therapy can up men’s risk of stroke, heart attack … Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK’d in other countries
No fracture risk found for new diabetes drug … Both blood pressure components predict stroke, heart attack … First U.S. state sepsis regulation tied to lower death rates
Heart problems – specifically atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease – are tied to an increased risk of dementia, according to two new studies.
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