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These 5 things could protect people from dementia

These 5 things could protect people from dementia

As we get old, our cognitive functions naturally decline.  But for some people, their cognitive ability changes faster, and this could lead to mild...
Scientists discover new genes that regulate blood pressure

Scientists discover new genes that regulate blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis used a technique to identify dozens of new genetic variations that affect blood...

Two type 2 diabetes drugs linked to heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such...

Aggressive prostate cancer and lung cancer are driven by common mechanisms

In a recent study, UCLA researchers have discovered a common process in the development of late-stage, small cell cancers in the prostate and lung. These...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...

Scientists discover new way to fight infection and inflammation

In a recent study, researchers at Lund University in Sweden and collaborators have found how the body’s own peptides act to reduce infection and...

This new high blood pressure treatment works like exercise

In a recent study, researchers at The University of Toledo found that by increasing the body’s supply of beta hydroxybutyrate could help regulate high...

This drug could effectively reduce body weight in obese people

In a recent study, researchers found that a drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss...

This blood pressure drug linked to lung cancer

In a recent study, researchers found the use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) to lower blood pressure is linked to a high...

Scientists discover a new powerful pain killer

In a recent study, researchers have discovered a powerful pain reliever that acts on a pain pathway previously unknown. The synthetic compound is called UKH-1114....

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...