SATURDAY, Feb. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Causes of different kinds of dementia vary, but about 40% are affected by risk factors a person can influence through lifestyle choices. Two University of Michigan neurologists offer 10 tips for modifying those risks. Keep blood pressure in check. Dr. Judith Heidebrink, aContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s heavily criticized tobacco program promised changes on Friday, including a five-year strategic plan to better outline priorities. “As we enter this era of declining use of combustible tobacco and continued innovation in the e-cigarette industry, the societalContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For anyone struggling with a mental health issue who is looking for support coping with stress or managing complicated feelings, help is available. It’s called psychotherapy, and it might be the answer you’re looking for. According to the American Psychiatric Association, psychotherapy “isContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Using a “neuroprotectant” drug alongside the standard surgical removal of a clot may slash the risk of death and disability following a stroke, a new study finds. The new medication, called ApTOLL, shields brain tissue from continuing damage by cooling down inflammation, theContinue Reading