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Take steps to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. It slowly kills brain cells and is the fifth-leading cause of death for Americans age...

This blood test may help measure pain

In a new study, researchers have created a prototype for a blood test that could measure pain. The blood test would allow physicians far more...

Scientists find better way to treat lung cancer

In a new study, researchers reported new discovery of distinct lung cancer pathways. The finding may lead to more targeted treatments for lung cancer. The research...

This medicine could protect heart health in people with arthritis

In a new study, researchers found that a drug could help protect heart health in older people who develop rheumatoid arthritis. The drug is called...

These heart problems linked to higher fall risk

In a new study, researchers found that some heart problems are linked to a higher risk of falling in older people. The heart problems include...

People with diabetes really need to protect their eyes

In a new study, researchers found that eye diseases have become a heavy health burden in people with diabetes. Eye disorders frequently affect diabetic patients...

Compound in old cheese may help prevent liver cancer

In a new study, researchers found spermidine, a compound in foods like aged cheese, may prevent liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common...

Pulse waves may detect problems missed by blood pressure readings

"Radial pulse waves" might sound other-worldly, but they're a relatively easy way to measure heartbeats through the artery at the base of the wrist. And...

Weight gain and loss may increase dementia risk in older people

In a new study, researchers found that older people who experience much weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing...

AI could detect irregular heart rhythm more effectively

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) can detect the signs of irregular heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation (AF), in an EKG...