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This metal in the brain strongly linked to depression

Depressive disturbances are among the most frequent illnesses worldwide. The causes are complex and to date only partially understood. The trace element lithium appears...

Poor oral health may increase liver cancer risk by 75%

In a new study from Queen's University, researchers found poor oral health is linked to a much higher risk of liver cancer. Poor oral health...

Common type 2 diabetes drugs can benefit people with asthma

In a new study from Vanderbilt University, researchers found type 2 diabetes patients who also have asthma are benefitting from a diabetes medication. These types...

‘Brain fog’ persists among COVID-19 long-haulers, study finds

In a new study from DePaul University, researchers found as people with long-haul COVID-19 continue to recover from their illness, brain and cognitive symptoms...

What you need to know about sudden cardiac arrest

The most common cause of sudden cardiac death is an abnormal heart rhythm that causes the heart to immediately stop pumping. Sudden cardiac arrest is...

Older people need to be aware of this dangerous eye disease

In a recent study presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, researchers found that more Americans are being diagnosed...

Too much TV watching in midlife may increase cognitive decline later

In three new studies, researchers found that spending moderate to high amounts of time watching television throughout midlife was linked to greater cognitive decline...

Scientists find a new way to repair human heart

In a new study from Loyola University Chicago, researchers discovered a critical component for renewing the heart's molecular motor, which breaks down in heart...

These 3 things linked to higher colon cancer risk, study finds

In a new study, researchers found that several factors—including greater red meat intake, lower educational attainment, and heavier alcohol use—are linked to an increase...

Scientists find a new and effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency

There are several million people worldwide with various fat malabsorption syndromes including those who have undergone gastric bypass surgery and those with obesity. These patients...