Medicine

How high blood pressure linked to dementia

How high blood pressure is linked to dementia

High blood pressure is a leading risk factor for dementia and other disorders associated with cognitive decline. Blood flow to the brain is tightly controlled...
Is colonoscopy really king for colorectal cancer detection

Is colonoscopy really king for colorectal cancer detection?

There’s a culture clash regarding colonoscopy. Most patients outside the United States use stool-based colorectal cancer screening tests at home, rather than make an...
Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed by...
Cholesterol byproduct can make breast cancer spread

Cholesterol byproduct can make breast cancer spread

High cholesterol levels have been associated with breast cancer spreading to other sites in the body, but doctors and researchers don't know the cause...
Blood pressure diet improves gout blood marker

Blood pressure diet improves gout blood marker, study finds

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats (the DASH diet), designed decades ago to reduce high...
Doctors should discuss herbal medication use with heart disease patients

Doctors should discuss herbal medication use with heart disease patients

Physicians should be well-versed in the herbal medications heart disease patients may take to be able to effectively discuss their clinical implications, potential benefits...
7 factors that may increase prostate cancer risk

7 factors that may increase prostate cancer risk

Avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain cancers. Risk factors include smoking, being overweight, and not getting enough exercise. The following risk factors may...
How to have a healthy weight after the baby is born

How to have a healthy weight after the baby is born

After you deliver your baby, your health may be better if you try to return to a healthy weight. Not losing weight may lead...
How Metformin Works to Treat Diabetes?

How metformin works to treat diabetes?

The gut microbiota plays a key role in treatment with this classic diabetes medication A clearer picture of how the classic diabetes medication metformin works...
10 lifestyle tips for cardiovascular health

10 lifestyle tips for cardiovascular health

Everyday decisions are important to cardiovascular health. Now is a good time to give yourself the gift of lifestyle changes that will benefit you through...