Top 12 Cancers in the United States
Cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Cancer may be caused by genetic mutations, as well as environmental and lifestyle factors...
1 month ago - Active Beat - 3 articles
Air pollution linked with development of Alzheimer's in Mexico City children
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State, Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría and Paul-Flechsig-Institute...
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Air pollution in Mexico City is associated with the development of Alzheimer disease
A new study heightens concerns over the evolving and relentless Alzheimer's pathology observed in young Metropolitan Mexico City urbanites.
2 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Insomnia: Light pollution and sleeping pill use may be linked
New research examines the use of hypnotic drugs in seniors and finds a connection between nighttime exposure to artificial outdoor light and insomnia.
3 monthes ago - Medical News Today
What is the average age for COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high...
5 monthes ago - Medical News Today
Questioning the link between pollution by magnetite particles and Alzheimer's disease
A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. It began from the hypothesis that...
5 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Exposure to magnetite particles is unlikely to contribute to Alzheimer's disease
A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
5 monthes ago - News Medical
Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution
London study finds 40% increased risk among adults living with poorer air quality
6 monthes ago - MedPage Today - 2 articles
Kapalbhati : New Way to Detoxify the Brain
Incidences of increased cancer, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, etc., have been attributed partly to the toxin invasion of the brain caused by the pollutants
6 monthes ago - Medindia Health
Alzheimer's Risk Gene May Worsen Neurological Effects of Air Pollution in Children
Children carrying the APOE gene which is also a risk gene for Alzheimer's may be vulnerable to the damaging effects of air pollutants on the brain.
6 monthes ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
The woman who can SMELL Parkinson's
Joy Milne , of Perth, Scotland, discovered she can smell Parkinson's when she noticed a change in her late husband Les's scent a decade before he was diagnosed in 1985.
Eye Proteins Levels are Potential Predictors Of Future Alzheimer's Disease
Low levels of amyloid- 946; and tau proteins, biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease , in eye fluid were significantly associated with low cognitive scores.
Detecting Parkinson's Disease Through Smell
A study has reported the identification of compounds that make up the signature odor of the disease with the help an individual who can detect Parkinson's through smell.
Thousands of cataracts patients are missing out on vital surgery because of...
A report revealing which local NHS boards are rationing cataract ops, hip and knee replacements, hernia repairs and glucose monitors found Bedfordshire is the only one...
Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine SUES his school
Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton, objects to vaccines because he believes they 'contain aborted fetal cells'.
Hypertensive Treatment Prevents Worsening Brain Damage In Senior Adults
Elderly people with hypertension who took medicine to keep their 24-hour systolic blood pressure around 130 mm Hg for 3 years showed significantly less accumulation of harmful...
Deadline Approaching for AARP Community Challenge Grant Submission
The deadline for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program from AARP is less than a month away. The grant program , which is now in its third year, is part of AARP's...
Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Seed Grants for ‘Relatives as Grandparents...
The Administration for Community Living passed along via their blog an opportunity from The Brookdale Foundation Group, which has issued a Request for Proposals for creating or...
Age- and Dementia Friendly Transportation Featured at Transportation...
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative will join the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, UMass-Boston, Dementia Friendly Massachusetts and the City of Salem for a...
Selective destruction of prostate tumor as effective as complete prostate...
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, led by prostate cancer treatment pioneer Dr. Eric Walser, have shown that selectively destroying cancerous...