A new study uncovered that welders can develop and experience Parkinson’s disease symptoms which worsen over time with greater exposure to manganese from welding fumes.
Study author Brad A. Racette explained, “These welders are developing parkinsonian symptoms even though… Read More
Researchers found that combining a common drug for diabetes and a high blood pressure medication could possibly treat cancer. The researchers reported that this drug combination helped target specific cancer cells. One of the drugs is metformin, which is commonly… Read More
A new study suggests that weight loss may help reduce psoriasis symptoms. The study included 60 obese psoriasis-affected participants who lost 15 kg on average over the course of 16 weeks. After a one-year follow-up, those who maintained their… Read More
A non-invasive method to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease has shown promise in detecting the condition early on. The researchers developed a technology that can identify the pathological oligomeric forms of brain tau proteins in blood platelets of patients with Alzheimer’s disease… Read More
A new multiple sclerosis (MS) drug has shown promise in treating the advanced stages of the neurological disease. The researchers found that the drug can help slow down progression of MS, even in its advanced stages – there is currently… Read More
People with a higher pain tolerance are more likely to experience a silent heart attack, researchers found. Chest pain is a common symptom associated with a heart attack, but in a silent heart attack symptoms are often not experienced.
Lead … Read More
Melanoma – skin cancer – rates are climbing in the U.S., according to latest research findings. This year’s estimates for melanoma cases are at one in every 54 Americans. In 2009, it was estimated at one in every 58. Overall,… Read More
Commonly used drugs contribute to more doctor visits and hospital visits, according to research findings. Anticholinergic medications commonly used by older adults have been found to be linked with an increase in hospital, doctor, and emergency room visits. Drugs with… Read More
Glaucoma treatment may have potential in helping prevent Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. The study was conducted on rats using the glaucoma drug brimonidine, which is intended to lower ocular pressure. The study uncovered that this drug also… Read More
Cured meat may aggravate asthma, according to research findings. The researchers found that regular consumption of cured meats may aggravate asthma. The researchers looked at nearly 1,000 people with respiratory disease and found that the more cured meat one consumed… Read More