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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...
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...

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...

4 things may increase your stroke and heart attack risks

In a recent study, researchers found fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in healthy people are linked to a higher...

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...

Why you should measure blood pressure in both arms

In a recent study, researchers found that routinely measuring blood pressure in both arms is important to predict heart disease risk. The study was led...

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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...

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...

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...
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...

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...