Medicine

An effective way to beat joint pain

An effective way to beat joint pain

Joint pain can rob you of life's simple pleasures — you may no longer look forward to walking your dog, gardening, or chasing a...
Surgery may extend lives of women with breast cancer

Surgery could extend lives of women with breast cancer

Surgery to remove the primary tumor in women diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, followed by the standard combination of therapies, adds months to...
What is isolated systolic hypertension and how to manage it?

What is isolated systolic hypertension and how to manage it?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. Normal blood pressure...
High folic acid level in pregnancy may decrease high blood pressure in children

High folic acid level in pregnancy may decrease high blood pressure in children

A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds that babies born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors were less likely to...
Plant protein may protect you from type 2 diabetes

Plant protein may protect you from type 2 diabetes

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland adds to the growing body of evidence indicating that the source of dietary protein may...
Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life

Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life

People who have heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are at higher risk for...
Better check your bowels

Better check your bowels

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death nationwide. But it can usually be cured when caught early. Screening tests like colonoscopy can save...
Congenital heart defects linked to higher risk of dementia

Congenital heart defects linked to higher risk of dementia

Being born with a heart defect may raise the odds of later developing dementia, especially early-onset dementia, a new study finds. Each year, at least...
Food with choline during pregnancy could boost baby’s brain

Food with choline during pregnancy could boost baby’s brain

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell study suggests. Choline –...
Traumatic events take toll on the heart

Traumatic events take toll on the heart

Today it seems about everything has been shown to lead to heart disease. Of course smoking is bad for you, as is high blood...