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December 15, 2020

High Blood Pressure at Any Age Can Increase Dementia Risk

Share on PinterestResearchers say even a short stint of high blood pressure at a young age can affect cognitive decline at a later age. Sisoje / […]
December 15, 2020

Here’s the Status of the COVID-19 Vaccines and When You Can Get Them

Share on PinterestVaccines are now being shipped across the United States after emergency use authorization approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Pool/Getty Images Vaccines typically […]
December 14, 2020

7 Ways to Melt Holiday Stress and Cozy Up for a Better Night’s Sleep

Share on PinterestThe more stressed you are, the harder it is to sleep; the harder it is to sleep, the less sleep you get. Pekic/Getty Images […]
December 14, 2020

Brain regions found where serotonin boosts patience, impulse control

New research suggests that two areas of the brain work together in response to serotonin to promote the ability to wait patiently and practice impulse control. […]
December 14, 2020

Adapted yellow fever vaccine may protect against COVID-19

The genetically altered yellow fever vaccine was highly effective in animals. If it passes clinical trials, the new vaccine would have some advantages over other SARS-CoV-2 […]
December 14, 2020

Resiliency helps older adults deal with the pandemic

A recent article in JAMA discusses why older adults appear to be coping better with loneliness and social isolation than younger adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
December 14, 2020

Growing old with HIV: Challenges and opportunities

The remarkable success of antiviral therapy means that most people with HIV can now expect to live long and fulfilling lives. However, the increasing number of […]
December 14, 2020

Gut bacteria and vitamin D: What is the link?

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with cancer, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis, but clinical trials of vitamin D supplements have yielded mixed results. A new study that […]
December 14, 2020

Diabetes drug may decrease COVID-19 death risk in women

A recent study found an association between metformin and a significantly reduced mortality risk in women with type 2 diabetes or obesity who were hospitalized with […]
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