Statin use may lower fracture risk after stroke
Adults prescribed statin therapy after a stroke were less likely to sustain a fracture vs. similar patients not prescribed statin therapy, according to findings from a...
14 days ago - Healio
New clues may lead to rapid detection of sepsis
Sepsis is an infection that kills as many Americans each year as stroke and Alzheimer's combined-about 250,000-but very little has changed in the treatment of this age-old scourge.
15 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
AHA Grants Will Accelerate Search for New Stroke Therapies
A series of awards from the American Heart Association to a team of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center will focus on the development of new treatments to...
22 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center - 2 articles
UR Medicine Recognized for Excellence in Stroke Care
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has once again honored the UR Medicine Strong Memorial Hospital for having achieved the highest standard of care for...
1 month ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
Dying patients do not get the best palliative care unless they have cancer
Patients with incurable diseases like dementia, liver failure, Parkinson's or strokes were unlikely to receive the same degree of care as those with cancer, according to a...
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Ischemic vs. Hemorrhagic Stroke: What's the Difference?
Dangerous and deadly, both types require quick treatment. Learn what characteristics set them apart
1 month ago - Healthy Aging
Absolute WORST foods that clog your blood and lead to Alzheimer's disease, dementia and strokes
Quick! Check every single food item in your pantry, refrigerator and freezer for the following ingredients and toss them in the trash can before you can't remember what you...
1 month ago - Natural News
Beloved teacher credits students for saving him after suffering stroke
He may have been scared in the moment, but Milford High School senior William Pointer said it didn't stop him from jumping into action.
2 monthes ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Osteoporosis Drug May Improve Your Heart Health
Osteoporosis drug may protect the heart by reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke. Osteoporosis drug such as alendronate used in the treatment of...
2 monthes ago - Medindia Health
Osteoporosis drug may be cardioprotective in hip fracture patients
The osteoporosis drug alendronate was linked with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study of patients...
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 3 articles
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Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Early Supper Linked to Lower Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancer
Having an early supper or leaving an interval of at least two hours before going to bed are both associated with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer may be Made Aggressive by these 600 RNA Molecules
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer have been identified by a recent research. These lncRNAs are powerful regulators of gene expression. They...
Q A: Senior Police Officer Set to Run a Marathon With Mouth Duct-taped to...
For organ donation awareness, Dr. Jayanth Murali, Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID, Chennai, South India is running a half-marathon with his mouth duct-taped
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry
Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer's
The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.
Implications of Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Review
Aging Brain Care model developed has been shown to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of AD, the use of medications with adverse cognitive effects, and family...
Three MA Projects Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grants
Three projects in Massachusetts - Old Colony YMCA, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell - were awarded grants from the national AARP...
Federal ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren' Bill Signed into Law
U.S. Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Bob Casey applauded the signing of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act , legislation...
Alzheimer's Risk Linked to Pregnancy History
Incomplete pregnancies, number of children tied to AD likelihood