A link has been found between concussions and Alzheimer’s disease. For the study, researchers examined 160 U.S. veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to determine if concussions accelerate the Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.
The researchers uncovered that concussions do speed… Read More
The MIND diet stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay and has been shown to improve brain health and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, the threat of developing Alzheimer’s increases. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s disease… Read More
Eating a bland diet is often recommended for conditions like gastritis, ulcer, diarrhea, and reflux disease. By adhering to a bland diet, patients can experience relief from symptoms and promote healing of the digestive system, particularly after surgery.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are at a higher risk for heart failure, according to research findings. Two studies examined the prevalence of myocardial inflammation among rheumatoid arthritis patients without known cardiovascular disease to assess how myocardial inflammation associated with RA… Read More
High intake of cholesterol and consumption of eggs are not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia – even in those carrying the APOE4 gene variant (which affects cholesterol metabolism and increases the risk of memory disorders).… Read More
Among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), women experience poorer quality of life than men. Researcher Ida Björkman explained, “Even if the similarities are larger than the differences, there is a pattern of differences between men and women with IBS.”… Read More
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a type of kidney failure that occurs in patients with severe liver problems. There are two types of HRS. Type 1 is associated with accelerated kidney failure and type 2 is associated with a more gradual… Read More
Atrial fibrillation treatment can be effective with new guidelines for surgical ablation. Coauthor of the study Vinay Badhwar explained, “These guidelines represent nearly two years of effort by some of the nation’s leading experts in the surgical treatment of… Read More
A protein associated with Parkinson’s disease and dementia has been found to be capable of travelling from the brain to the gut through a specific pathway. The discovery gives insight into the progression of these disorders. The protein – alpha-synuclein… Read More
Coronary artery spasm (Prinzmetal’s angina) is a type of angina that occurs at rest. Also known as variant angina, it is brought on by a spasm in the coronary artery, causing temporary narrowing of the artery. This type of angina… Read More