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Declining eyesight improved by looking at deep red light

Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new UCL-led study, the...

Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk

Persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new UCL-led study.In the study of people aged over...

Men’s blood contains greater concentrations of enzyme that helps COVID-19 infect...

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their...

Published consensus statement offers UTI treatment recommendations

They are among the most common ailments for those residing at post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) centers, yet diagnosing and managing urinary...

Webinars with patients-survey: 73% with chronic illnesses feel more COVID-19 risk

t70% have concerns that COVID-19 will hurt their personal economic situation -tOngoing series of surveys of 1,300 patients is tracking changing concerns...

Resolving inflammation: Could it prevent memory loss in Down syndrome and...

Individuals with Down syndrome are at a much greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, with inflammation of the brain starting early in life...

To protect your brain, don’t be (too) kind!

Alzheimer's disease, the main cause of dementia in the elderly, is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the irreversible destruction of neuronal networks in certain...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...

Health policies key factor in hospitalization of seniors

Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study.The study examined the experiences...

Study supports bisphosphonate use prior to denosumab to prevent loss of...

Madrid, Spain, 13 June 2019: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) finds the risk...