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Stroke affects the whole family, and here’s how to help keep it together

When Carol Coulther's husband, Rich, had a stroke, her teacher instincts kicked in immediately. She began writing down everything his doctors said to make sense...

This vitamin may be a treatment for common blinding eye disease

Glaucoma involves a high risk of losing sight. In a new study from Karolinska Institutet, researchers found nicotinamide, the amide of vitamin B₃, may be...

Scientists find a core feature of depression

In a new study from King's College London, researchers found that inflammation could be a core feature of depression. They found people with depression have...

Severe COVID-19 may be linked to long-haul symptoms

In a new study from the University of Michigan, researchers found that people who experience very severe COVID-19 illness have a higher prevalence of...

Scientists find a new way to predict future dementia, Alzheimer’s risk

In a new study from the Johns Hopkins, researchers found that the development of dementia late in life, often from Alzheimer's disease, is linked...

This type of omega-3 may actually harm your heart health

Doctors often recommend Omega-3s to help patients lower their cholesterol and improve heart health. Those Omega-3s can come from fatty fish like salmon and mackerel,...

COVID vaccines: some fully vaccinated people will still get infected – here’s why

The development of several COVID vaccines in less than a year has given us all hope of a release from the pandemic. Now the goal...

This study shows a new way to kill pancreatic cancer from within

In a recent study at the University of California San Diego, researchers found that a new tumor-penetrating therapy may enhance the effects of chemotherapy,...

This healthy diet may be bad to your bones

The vegan diet is trending currently. How this type of diet affects health is the subject of scientific studies. In a recent study at the...

This common drug is effective for preventing recurrent heart problems and strokes

In a new study from Duke University, researchers found that low- or regular-strength aspirin is equally safe and effective for preventing additional heart problems...