Spironolactone - A Hypertension Diuretic Drug Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
Spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic drug generally prescribed for hypertension and heart disease, is found to reduce prostate cancer risk.
10 days ago - Medindia Health
High Blood Pressure May Lead to Low Brain Volume
Having hypertension in midlife is associated with elevated risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia later in life, even more so than having the so-called...
30 days ago - Nutrition Facts - 2 articles
This Fat Impairs Immune System and Increases Risk of COVID
In this interview, Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, discusses some of the eye-opening information found in his book, “Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat...
1 month ago - Mercola
Menopause Increases Metabolic Syndrome Risk
Menopause could be a risk factor for the development of metabolic syndrome or some of its components, such as central obesity, hypertension, and high blood sugar.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Menopause can increases risk of metabolic syndrome, shows study
Perimenopause is a time when women become more vulnerable to a number of health problems. A new study based on data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging identified...
1 month ago - News Medical - 7 articles
Top news of the heart and mind: CV impact of PTSD, music therapy after MI and more
Healio and Cardiology Today present a list of the top read news in psychiatry and CV health. Our readers were most interested in the impact of BP on risk for Alzheimer's...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, Mediterranean, and Alternative Healthy Eating indices are associated with bone health among Puerto Rican adults from the Boston Puerto Rican Osteoporosis Study
ABSTRACTBackgroundConflicting results on associations between dietary quality and bone have been noted across populations, and this has been understudied in Puerto Ricans, a...
2 monthes ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Medications Raise the Risk of Older People to Severe COVID-19
Senior patients who are having hypertension and using anti hypertensives are at increased risk of severe disease outcomes due to SARS-CoV-2 infections.
4 monthes ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
BP variability an independent risk factor for dementia, Alzheimer's
BP may be an independent risk factor for the development of dementia, Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, according to research published in Hypertension. Researchers...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Repeated injections for AMD increase glaucoma risk
Researchers in Wheaton, Ill., reported that patients with age-related macular degeneration were more likely to develop glaucoma and its risk factor, ocular hypertension, when...
5 monthes ago - Healio
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Darolutamide Benefits Patients With Prostate Cancer, Says Study
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care assessed whether adding darolutamide offers an added benefit for patients in comparison with the appropriate...
Sabrina Ionescu Lost Her Senior Season, but She Has WNBA Stardom in Her Sights
It's hard to remember a WNBA debut that generated as much hype as Sabrina Ionescu's with the New York Liberty. The first-round draft pick out of Oregon was entering the pros...
Non-hormonal Treatment Offers Hope For Menopausal Symptoms
A non-hormonal therapy to treat hot flashes and other symptoms associated with menopause was found to be effective in a recent clinical trial.
Bone Drug Could Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
New study highlights the importance and potential promise of targeting structures other than cartilage pathology for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Education may Protect People with Gene for Familial Early-onset Alzheimer's
Even for people who carry the gene for early-onset Alzheimer's disease, more years of education could slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain linked to the...
Alzheimer's Disease Risk Increases With Body Weight
An increase in body weight is associated with a decrease in brain activity and blood flow. The changes can be virtually assessed by neuroimaging in brain regions, including...
No ‘one size fits all' treatment approach for neovascular AMD
Researchers at the virtual American Society of Retina Specialists meeting reported a positive and clinically meaningful link between the number of anti-VEGF injections and...
Long-term outcomes in wet AMD not predicted by month 3 vision outcomes
Patient-level data showed month 3 vision outcomes did not predict long-term neovascular age-related macular degeneration outcomes when treated with ranibizumab, according to...
Security guards hired for hotel quarantine in an attempt at social inclusion
A senior Department of Jobs official has been quietly removed from their role as another describes the "crazy weekend" involved in setting up hotel quarantine.
Foods That Speed Up The Aging Process
Aging is a completely normal and natural process. Hard as we might try, we can't escape it! We'll all age eventually and everyone goes through it at their own pace. That said...