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Alzheimer's Disease's Development Linked With Brain Immune Cells

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Alzheimer's disease's progression can be stopped by removing brain immune cells known as microglia
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Anxiety, Depression May Lead to More Opioid Use After Surgery

Anxiety, Depression May Lead to More Opioid Use After Surgery

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Anxiety and depression can lead people to consume more opioids after surgery. This new study helps clinicians mitigate the risk by identifying which patients are more likely to continue to use opioids following surgery.
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Eye-tracking tests may help identify people at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Eye-tracking tests may help identify people at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

New research has found that it may be possible to predict if people with mild memory and thinking impairments will go onto develop Alzheimer's disease using eye-tracking technology.
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Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Listening to music can improve memory performance in older adults and patients with Alzheimer's disease , reveals a new study. Read more ...

Alarmingly Low Awareness of Prostate Health Among Men: Survey

Alarmingly Low Awareness of Prostate Health Among Men: Survey

Public awareness about prostate health is alarmingly low among men, reveals a survey commissioned by the European Association of Urology . Read more ...

People Who are 65+ Should be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems: Study

People Who are 65+ Should be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems: Study

Mild cognitive impairment may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. Hence, a new set of quality measurements recommends doctors to screen adults... Read more ...

IV iron does not increase risk for infection, mortality

Findings published in International Urology and Nephrology suggest that the use of high-dose parenteral iron is not associated with a higher risk for infection, all-cause... Read more ...

Regret Over Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Patient's Story

The instability of medical knowledge, especially in oncology, often leads to therapeutic decisions that lead to regret down the road, as this case study highlights. Medscape... Read more ...

Financial hardship may accelerate aging

What is the impact of poverty on the process of biological aging? New research investigates, zooming in on the effect of 4 years of economic hardship. Read more ...

How 'exergaming' can help people with Parkinson's

New research investigates the benefits of an at-home computer game exercising program for people living with Parkinson's disease. Read more ...

Weekly Health Quiz: Plants, Depression and EMFs

1 Which of the following plants contain a flavonoid with the most potent antiaging effects found so far, thanks to its ability to induce autophagy? Arugula Broccoli Purple... Read more ...

Similar outcomes with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for traumatic vs...

In a study of patients with no or mild osteoarthritis who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, investigators found no clinically meaningful differences in patient... Read more ...

VIDEO: Surgeon presents intelligent, ultrafast femtosecond laser for...

PARIS - Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, performed the first in-human surgery with a new femtosecond laser for cataract surgery manufactured by the French company Keranova. The laser... Read more ...