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July 27, 2022

Clean House, Healthy Mind? Chores May Lower Dementia Risk Clean House, Healthy Mind? Chores May Lower Dementia Risk

Participating in certain physical and mentally stimulating activities may be protective against dementia, new research suggests. In a large prospective cohort study, individuals who regularly engaged […]
July 27, 2022

Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Lower Risk of Fractures Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Lower Risk of Fractures

Taking vitamin D supplements did not significantly reduce the risk of fractures among adults in midlife and older adults, compared with placebo, according to results from […]
July 27, 2022

US Nears Top Spot in Global Monkeypox Cases US Nears Top Spot in Global Monkeypox Cases

The U.S. has one of the highest levels of reported monkeypox cases in the world, according to the latest CDC data. The U.S. has reported 3,590 […]
July 27, 2022

No Long COVID Drugs Yet, But Other Treatments Available No Long COVID Drugs Yet, But Other Treatments Available

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Allison Saulino, 46, came down with COVID-19 in August 2021, she […]
July 27, 2022

Fast Food Linked to Increased Dementia Risk Fast Food Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

A diet high in ultraprocessed foods (UPFs) is linked to an increased risk for dementia, new research suggests. In a prospective cohort study, individuals who consumed […]
July 27, 2022

Slowing Monkeypox Involves Reaching Those Most at Risk Slowing Monkeypox Involves Reaching Those Most at Risk

On July 23, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. It was a contentious decision, with the WHO’s director-general, Dr. […]
July 27, 2022

Professor Called Out for Fake Peer Review on ‘Love Hormone’ Professor Called Out for Fake Peer Review on ‘Love Hormone’

A researcher in Japan appears to have written laudatory comments about her articles that a colleague passed off as his own during peer review. This may […]
July 27, 2022

Pandemic Tied to Misdiagnosis of Rare Pneumonia Pandemic Tied to Misdiagnosis of Rare Pneumonia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Psittacosis, a rare disease, has been underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed during the COVID-19 […]
July 27, 2022

Human Rabies in Brazil: A Warning of Epidemiological Changes Human Rabies in Brazil: A Warning of Epidemiological Changes

Until 2022, there hadn’t been a case of human rabies recorded in the Federal District of Brazil for 44 years. And already to date, there have been five […]
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