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This sleep disorder common in people with thinking and memory problems

Obstructive sleep apnea is when breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Research has shown people with this sleep disorder have an increased risk of developing...

This nutrient could be key to new diabetes treatments

In a new study, researchers found that a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for...

Can vaccinated people still spread COVID-19?

Editor’s note: So you’ve gotten your coronavirus vaccine, waited the two weeks for your immune system to respond to the shot and are now...

Which blood pressure number matters most? The answer might depend on your age

Systolic blood pressure is the best way to predict future cardiovascular events and death, irrespective of age, according to new research. But in younger people,...

This drug should not be used to prevent COVID-19, WHO warns

In a new statement, researchers warn that the anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine should not be used to prevent infection in people who do not have...

This FDA-approved drug for diarrhea may boost blood cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that a drug already approved by the FDA to treat diarrhea may help reduce chemotherapy resistance in blood...

6 COVID-19 treatments helping patients survive

A year ago, when U.S. health authorities issued their first warning that COVID-19 would cause severe “disruption to everyday life,” doctors had no effective...

These 2 things may increase your fall risk

In a recent study at University College London, researchers found that older people living alone or without social contact may be more likely to...

Bad gum health may increase lung caner risk

Around one in four cases of lung cancer occurs in non-smokers and known risk factors, such as secondhand tobacco smoke, background radon exposure, air...

This thing can cause muscle weakness in older people

A recent study published in JAMA Network Open showed that the nervous system plays an important role in age-related weakness. Researchers found that physical weakness...