Daily aspirin use may harm healthy older people

In a recent study, researchers found that healthy older people may not benefit from taking aspirin every day. They showed that taking low-dose aspirin daily...

Weight loss may help reduce knee arthritis

In a recent study, researchers found that overweight or obese people who lose body weight can reduce symptoms of knee arthritis. The finding suggests that...

5 things every woman should know about menopause

Menopause is a process when a woman’s menstrual periods stop for 12 months. It typically happens between ages 45 and 55. As women grow older,...

8 tips to use glucose meters and test strips safely for diabetes

People with diabetes need to use a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar every day. They need medical devices such as glucose meters...

This is the major cause of dementia

Dementia can lead to a progressive and irreversible loss of nerve cells and brain functioning. People with dementia may experience memory loss, cognitive impairments, and...

10 common age-related health problems everyone should know

As we get older, our mental and physical health change a lot. Since aging can bring unique health issues, we need to take good care...
New low-calorie diet could help lose weight and boost heart health

New low-calorie diet could help lose weight and boost heart health

In a recent study from Skidmore College, researchers find a balanced, protein-pacing, low-calorie diet that includes intermittent fasting could help lose weight in the...

New drug compound could stop cancer cells spreading

Fighting cancer means killing cancer cells. However, it’s also important to halt the movement of cancer cells before they spread throughout the body. In a recent...
Why metformin can treat diabetes

Why metformin could treat diabetes

In a recent study, researchers found a clearer picture of how the classic diabetes drug metformin works. They found the gut microbiota plays a key...
Common mistakes to avoid if you check blood pressure at home

Common mistakes to avoid if you check blood pressure at home

People with high blood pressure or high risk for the disease need to monitor their blood pressure regularly. It is more convenient to measure blood...

Three health benefits of ginger you should know

Ginger root, or simply ginger, is a common spice people use during cooking. Recent research has shown that ginger could provide lots of health benefits....
Using marijuana may make you gain less weight

Using marijuana may make you gain less weight

In a new study, researchers found that people who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to people who don’t smoke marijuana. The finding is...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...