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October 26, 2022

1 in 10 Older Americans Have Dementia: How to Reduce Your Risk

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that 10% of Americans 65 years or older have dementia, but lifestyle factors such as eating a healthy diet, staying active, […]
October 26, 2022

People on Blood Pressure Meds May Be Less Likely to Develop Dementia

Researchers analyzed data from clinical trials involving over 28,000 people to determine if people using high blood pressure drugs had a reduced risk of dementia compared […]
October 26, 2022

Only 2% of Children Who Begin Gender-Affirming Hormone Treatment Stop

Share on PinterestA new, large study found that 98% of those who began gender-affirming hormones as adolescents were continuing treatment five years later. Getty Images A […]
October 26, 2022

Longer Hours in a Stressful Job can Impact Depression Risk

A new study links a large number of hours worked in a stressful job to an increased risk for developing depression. Working 90 or more hours […]
October 26, 2022

How TikTok Trends May Impact Shortage of Type 2 Diabetes Drug Ozempic

The Food and Drug Administration is reporting shortages of the type 2 diabetes drug Ozempic. The news comes after the medication has gone viral for leading […]
October 25, 2022

Q&A: Should You Worry About the New COVID-19 Variants? Experts Weigh In

Share on PinterestThe latest COVID-19 Omicron subvariants are expected to be in full force in the United States in the coming weeks and months. They’ve been […]
October 25, 2022

Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase Your Risk of Premature Death

Share on PinterestA recent study has found more evidence to support a causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of death. Morsa Images/Getty […]
October 25, 2022

Female Cancer Patients are Rarely Asked About Sexual Health During Treatment

Share on PinterestResearchers found a significant difference in how men and women are counseled about the sexual side effects of certain cancer treatments. Maskot/Getty Images A […]
October 25, 2022

Immunotherapy Drug Opdivo Shows Promise in Treating Advanced Skin Cancer

Share on PinterestExperts say skin cancer can be effectively treated if detected early. Space Cat/Getty Images Researchers report that the immunotherapy drug Opdivo was effective against […]
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