Medicine

5 ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Retain a sharp, healthy brain and reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease by following five healthy habits. The scientific evidence for some is stronger than others,...
Hair loss and prostate drugs linked to persistent erectile dysfunction in men

Hair loss and prostate drugs linked to persistent erectile dysfunction in men

Men with longer exposure to the drugs finasteride and dutasteride had a higher risk of getting persistent erectile dysfunction than men with less exposure,...
New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

New remedy to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer

Like a smart bomb, the potential treatment delivers a cancer-fighting drug directly to cells, deterring metastasis to the lungs USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy...
Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure

Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure

A daily dose of aspirin could help pregnant women in the first stage of high blood pressure avoid a condition that puts both mother...
Pelvic pain a major issue for women nearing mid

Pelvic pain a major issue for women nearing mid-life

Many women nearing mid-life suffer some form of pelvic pain like period pain, or pain with sex. However, pregnancy and childbirth appears to offer some...
Are you at risk for stroke

Are you at risk for stroke? 8 warning signs to know

If you’re having any symptoms associated with a stroke, it’s important to act quickly. But certain risk factors can set the stage for stroke well...
new migraine drug

New migraine drug: A neurologist explains how it works

The FDA announced approval on May 17 of a novel preventive treatment for migraine headaches. Aimovig is the first in a new class of migraine-specific...

Your prostate, your health

The prostate, which is about the size of a walnut and located below the bladder, is vital to men’s health in many ways. If it...
Anxiety ‘chain reaction’ opens door to diabetes

Anxiety ‘chain reaction’ opens door to diabetes

Scientists have uncovered a link between emotional stress and diabetes, with roots in the brain’s ability to control anxiety. The research establishes a metabolic chain...
Healthy food choices in kids may lower heart disease risk in the future

Healthy food choices in kids may lower heart disease risk in the future

Cutting saturated fat in childrens' diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, a University of Otago study has found. Lead author Dr Lisa...