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Early signs of Alzheimer’s disease are found in our body clock

In a recent study, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis found that body clock disruptions occur much earlier in people whose brain scans...
How to get through the day without caffeine

How to get through the day without caffeine

Many people drink coffee or tea every day to keep being energetic from the morning to the evening. However, caffeine is not the only way...
How sleep apnea may harm your health

How sleep apnea may harm your health

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep problem, in which people experience obstructed breathing. It occurs repeatedly for periods of 10 seconds or longer during sleep. Recent...
8 things older people can do to sleep well

8 things you can do to sleep well at night

A recent National Poll on Healthy Aging has shown that about one-third of people over age 65 cannot sleep well at night and need...

Is your mattress hurting your back?

Back pain is a chronic health condition bothering many people. If you have back pain and haven’t thought about how your mattress may be contributing...
Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden report that sleep disturbances in midlife or in late life are linked to a...
Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

If a patient is diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heart heat, the doctor often will recommend the patient do tests...
These pain relievers may harm your body weight and sleep

These pain relievers may harm your body weight and sleep

In a recent study, researchers found common painkillers people use in daily life is linked to higher risks of sleep problems and obesity. The finding...
How our body clock can show first signs of Alzheimer’s disease

How our body clock can show early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

People with Alzheimer's disease are known to have disturbances in their internal body clocks. The disturbances could affect the sleep/wake cycle and may increase the...
Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found people who use sleep pills to help them sleep better need more high blood pressure drugs. The research was...

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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...