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Lifestyle-Dementia Links Persist Regardless of Risk Genes, French Study Shows

Dementia prevention efforts may be beneficial despite genetic susceptibility

May 23, 2024
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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Fails to Prevent AMD in Older Adults

However, aspirin was only given for 3 years, "a relatively short" time in the evolution of AMD

May 23, 2024
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Krill Oil Fails in New Osteoarthritis Trial

Now the question is how to reconcile this study with others finding a benefit

May 22, 2024
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Hospital Patient Finally Discharged After More Than 3 Years

Many behavioral health patients don't need medical care, but no step-down facility will take them

May 22, 2024
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Legal Marijuana Leads to More Hospital Trips for Older Adults

ED visits tripled after edible cannabis was legalized in Canada

May 20, 2024
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Yet Another Benefit for Metformin?

Study suggests a surprising effect in rheumatologic disease risk

May 17, 2024
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Jimmy Carter 'Coming to the End'; U.S. Overdose Deaths Drop; Drowning Deaths Rise

Health news and commentary gathered by ทฌวัษ็ว๘app staff

May 15, 2024
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Stranded in the ED, Seniors Await Hospital Care and Suffer Avoidable Harm

Physicians say ED boarding is as bad as it's ever been

May 07, 2024
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Alzheimer's Variant May Cause Distinct Form of the Disease

Almost all APOE4 homozygotes develop Alzheimer's disease

May 06, 2024
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Dementia Mortality Tied to Olive Oil Consumption

Results appear to be independent of overall diet quality

May 06, 2024
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Alzheimer's Biomarkers Linked With Plasma Leptin Levels

Over 2 years, lower baseline leptin was tied to a greater increase in tau

May 03, 2024
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House Republicans Bash New Nursing Home and Home Care Rules at Hearing

"This approach simply won't work," said chair of the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee

May 01, 2024
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Study: Skinny-Leg Runners Face Higher Rates of Knee Arthritis

Questions about risks from weight-bearing activities may now be settled

Apr 30, 2024
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Loneliness Linked to Increased Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

Survivors with severe loneliness had a 67% increased risk, study finds

Apr 28, 2024
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