Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
2 days ago - Medical News Today
Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause
A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D.
4 days ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
Similar head wear penetration detected for vitamin-E diffused, crosslinked polyethylene
LISBON, Portugal - Although some creep occurred in vitamin-E diffused polyethylene liners used for total hip arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis during the first 6 to...
12 days ago - Healio
Low Cholesterol May Raise Your Alzheimer's Risk
While cholesterol has been vilified as something that should be as low as possible to prevent heart disease, it's actually a crucial component for good health and too low a...
1 month ago - Mercola
Supplements that may alleviate certain symptoms of Parkinson's
There is no current cure for Parkinson's disease, but fortunately, there are available supplements that can help manage the symptoms of this disease. People with Parkinson's...
1 month ago - Natural News
‘Pathbreaking' osteoporosis therapy offers new option, but treatment challenges remain
The therapeutic arsenal for osteoporosis has expanded dramatically since the early 1980s, when the only options were estrogen for women and calcium and vitamin D for men...
1 month ago - Healio
Is Honey Healthy? Here's What Experts Say
Because it comes from nature - from bees , no less - honey has a health halo. But is honey really healthy? Here's what dietitians say about the health benefits of honey. What...
2 monthes ago - Time
Vitamin B12 Inhibits Key Enzyme in Hereditary Parkinson's
Vitamin B12 was found to inhibit an essential enzyme named LRRK2, which acts as a basis to develop new therapies to combat hereditary Parkinson's.
2 monthes ago - Medindia Health
Vitamin B12 is identified as the inhibitor of a key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's is the most common, chronic neurodegenerative movement disorder affecting 1% of the global population over seventy years of age. Right now, there is no cure for...
2 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
Study reveals vitamin B12 as inhibitor of key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease
Iban Ubarretxena, an Ikerbasque Researcher and Director of the Biofisika Institute, participates in a piece of research that has enabled new inhibitors to be identified and...
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 7 articles
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Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility...
Blood Pressure Drug Found Useful for Alzheimer's Disease
Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease, according to Hypertension journal report.
Blood pressure pill could slow down Alzheimer's 'by boosting circulation to...
A study by Radboud University in the Netherlands found taking the hypertension medication Nilvadipine for six months boosts blood flow to the part of the brain that controls...
Is sleep the secret to early Alzheimer's diagnosis?
Changes to two kinds of sleep brain waves that tend to occur with age predict the build up of tau tangles and beta-amyloid plaques -harbingers of Alzheimer's - a new UC...
Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study
How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.
Role of Genetics in Determining Age of Menopause and Overall Longevity Revealed
Genetics plays a strong role in determining the age of menopause and overall longevity, says study.
No increased fracture risk with real-world use of antidiabetes therapies
In an analysis of real-world data, the use of SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-IV inhibitors were not associated with an increased risk for fracture in adults...
Excess Body Fat Tied to Fatal Prostate Cancers
Fat in the thighs and abdomen was associated with advanced prostate cancers.
With equal access to care, prostate cancer outcomes similar among black...
After controlling for nonbiological variations such as access to care and standardized treatment, black men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer had similar stage-for-stage...
Ocular imaging may facilitate early Alzheimer's diagnosis
Early identification of the Alzheimer's disease process would provide the opportunity to intervene when damage to synapses and neuronal tissue is minimal. Therefore, detection...