- Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Faster Among Well-Educated
Having more years of formal education delays the memory loss linked to Alzheimer’s disease, but once the condition begins to take hold, better-educated people decline more rapidly, researchers said on Monday.
- Strong Association Between Tattoos And Hepatitis C Virus Infection
The connection between tattoos and hepatitis C virus (HCV) has long been suspected but never completely substantiated. Tattoos and the connection to the disease were clouded by a perceived propensity to other risk factors, such as injection drug use.
- Broccoli Extract Could Help Head Off Skin Cancer
New research suggests that broccoli, the vegetable that the former president famously demonized as inedible, can prevent the damage from ultraviolet light that often leads to skin cancer. And as Bush would surely appreciate, he would not even have to eat it.
- Smoking, Alcohol, Being Underweight And Poor Diet All Risk Factors For Osteoporosis
If you smoke, drink more than two units of alcohol a day, are underweight, don’t exercise or eat well, you could be setting yourself up for osteoporosis later in life, according to a new report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF).
- Hypnotherapy For Smoking Cessation Sees Strong Results
Hospitalized patients who smoke may be more likely to quit smoking through the use of hypnotherapy than patients using other smoking cessation methods.
- Whole-Grain Breakfast Cereal Associated With Reduced Heart Failure Risk
Eating whole-grain breakfast cereals seven or more times per week was associated with a lower risk of heart failure, according to an analysis of the observational Physicians’ Health Study. Researchers presented findings of the study today at the American Heart Association’s 47th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention.