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Increased Parkinson's Disease Risk Seen in Bipolar Disorder Patients

28 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Patients with bipolar disorder may be at increased risk of Parkinson's disease in later life, finds a new study.
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Topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children, Tulane study finds

Topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children, Tulane study finds

28 days ago   |   By News Medical

Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Retinal Imaging Technology Helps Detect Alzheimer's Early

Retinal Imaging Technology Helps Detect Alzheimer's Early

Alzheimer's disease can now be detected early with a new technology developed called retinal hyperspectral imaging. Currently, about 5.4 million are affected with AD in the... Read more ...

Me and my operation: How a high-speed water jet shrank my enlarged prostate

Me and my operation: How a high-speed water jet shrank my enlarged prostate

Paul Griffiths, 67, a semi-retired estimating engineer from Keynsham, near Bristol had a urinary problem caused by an enlarged prostate. It was treated using a high-speed water... Read more ...

Surgeon with Alzheimer's hopes new drug will help prevent progression of...

Surgeon with Alzheimer's hopes new drug will help prevent progression of dementia

Aldo Ceresa, 66, who lives near Oxford, had over 30 years' experience in dentistry and oral surgery when he began making mistakes at work. He later joined a clinical trial of a... Read more ...

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: Since my Alzheimer's, I'm no longer one of life's worriers

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: Since my Alzheimer's, I'm no longer one of life's worriers

I don't rake over the events of the day in my head. I don't worry or ruminate. I suppose it's all to do with the fact that my short-term memory is bad, writes BONNIE ESTRIDGE. Read more ...

Another Reason to Take Your Blood Pressure Drugs: Lower Dementia Risk

Keeping blood pressure in check may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Read more ...

Is Milk Lowering Uric Acid a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Parkinson's disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's, is characterized by a slowness of movement, rigidity, tremor, and stooping posture... Read more ...

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Benefits Cancer Survivors with Heart Failure

A pacemaker-like device restored heart function in a group of cancer survivors - mostly women with breast cancer - who had suffered from heart failure as a result of... Read more ...

Baker Administration Proclaims November 2019 as Family Caregivers Month

In support of the more than 844,000 Massachusetts residents who provide frequent or daily care to their family members, the Baker-Polito Administration has proclaimed November... Read more ...

Does Long Term Care Insurance Really Work

Insurance agents who sell long term care insurance and the people who buy this insurance are confident that this product will protect the purchasers from the financial ravages... Read more ...

What are the effects of lowering blood pressure targets?

New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association . Read more ...