Don Kewman didn't just fear what could be in his future, he took steps to change it when tests showed he was at-risk for developing dementia.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the U.S. Here are the top heart health mistakes cardiologists see women making and how to avoid them.
We all want to be healthy, but what about your risk for something serious like cancer?
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Mel Elías / UnsplashFor how widespread it may be, very little is known about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Up to 2.5 million Americans are estimated to have the chronic condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many cases seem to arise in women following an infection. Other than that, however, researchers have been at a loss to explain key questions: Why do symptoms vary so widely between individuals with the condition? Is there a
Research Highlights: For the first time, a novel neuroprotectant medication that may safeguard the brain from tissue damage has been linked to reduced death and disability among people diagnosed with stroke when added to standard treatment to restore ...
A yoga teacher thought she was suffering from anxiety and allergies. She had 3 heart attacks in less than a month.
Dina Pinelli had three heart attacks when she was 45 years old. Despite her family history, she thought her symptoms were caused by anxiety.
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A new blood test for prostate cancer could spare men from needless biopsies and reach accuracy rates of 94 per cent, research suggests.
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The drug has many potential side effects, but everyone is talking about is the so-called "Ozempic face." Doctors explain why it happens and how to fix it.
A popular household cleaning product is being recalled because a preservative was not added at the intended levels during manufacturing.
I’ve realized that just because my life may be shorter than others, that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t get to experience the bliss of being in love.
Bird flu has led to the deaths of more than 50 million farm birds and sickened dozens of mammals. 3 charts show whether humans should be worried.
A nasty version of bird flu has been killing chickens, turkeys, wild birds, and even some mammals at alarming rates.
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Eye infections from tainted eyedrops may be more widespread, doctors worry. The CDC is investigating dozens of serious infections caused by a drug-resistant bacteria.
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Donnese Tyler said she was at a routine PTA meeting at her son's Maryland school last year when she suddenly felt an unusual feeling. "I'm like, 'Oh my gosh, what was that?'" Tyler told "Good Morning America" of the symptoms she felt, which included a sharp pain in her chest and discomfort in her throat. Tyler, 52, also said that when she drank water, the water tasted salty -- an atypical symptom she said was a precursor to the medical emergency she quickly began experiencing.
Weight loss tips from woman who switched to a plant-based diet and lost 60 pounds. Her main goal was to improve heart health, lower blood pressure, cholesterol.
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Study shows an experimental antiviral shot of interferon lambda prevented 51% of hospitalizations among vaccinated people. But it's not yet available.
Over 400 food items including sandwiches have been recalled because they may contain listeria, the FDA said. They were sold in stores, vending machines, and on busy Amtrak lines.
Salads and yogurts were among the hundreds of products recalled by Fresh Ideation Food Group.
LIXTE Biotechnology Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LIXT) noted that a team of scientists reported that in three difficult-to-treat cancer types, LIXTE's lead compound, LB-100, combined with an inhibitor of the WEE1 kinase, causes unexpectedly effective cancer cell killing. Most surprisingly, when cancer cells acquire resistance to this combination therapy, they have highly reduced cancer-causing capacity in animal models. This observation indicates that LB-100 combination therapy can force cells to give
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The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA), a nonprofit group in New York, believes that the removal of fallopian tubes may help reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer.
The World Health Organization said omicron and its descendent lineages are still dominant globally, but have declined in relative prevalence. In the week through Jan. 22, they accounted for 53.9% prevalence among sequences submitted to a central database, down from 74.2% in the week through Dec. 25. Pooled recombinant variant sequences rose to 24.6% from 8.8%, mostly due to XBB.1.5, which is dominant in the U.S. where most sequences were reported, the agency said
Biden is targeting the top driver of cancer deaths as conservatives decry a "war on cigarettes" and Tucker Carlson claims nicotine "frees your mind."
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Most commonly known risk factors that lead to heart disease include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, excessive alcohol use.