FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their chances of developing the disease. “Dementia is a complicated disease and risk prediction scores need to be tailored to the individual,”Continue Reading

FRIDAY, May 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Your chances of dying or having severe complications from COVID-19 are much higher if you’re unvaccinated and have heart problems or heart disease risk factors, researchers warn. In a new study, British investigators analyzed 110 previous COVID-19 studies that included a total ofContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — College football players live longer than those who didn’t play, but they suffer more brain-related issues as they age, a new study finds. Among former Notre Dame football players, being physically fit was tied to lower deaths from heart disease and diabetes. ButContinue Reading

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Eating a healthy plant-based diet may help you head off type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Healthy plant-based foods include fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee/tea, vegetable oils and legumes. Unhealthy plant-based foods include refined grains, fruit juices, potatoes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and sweets/desserts. “OurContinue Reading

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol abuse is a known cause of liver disease. But one in four adults worldwide has a liver condition not connected to drinking that ups the risk of heart disease, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)Continue Reading

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new therapy corrects low blood sugar in children with a genetic disorder that causes the pancreas to produce too much insulin, researchers say. Congenital hyperinsulinism (HI) is the most common cause of persistent low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in infants and children. “ThereContinue Reading