Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers recently studied if a drug could prevent skin inflammation and hair loss in lab mice, as reported in Scientific Reports. For most of us, hair loss, or the loss of hair color, is an unavoidable part of aging. There are few effective treatments for this age-related condition.
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Soccer concussions are typically caused by players colliding. However, heading a soccer ball carries a great risk for significant brain injuries. A recent study by US researchers investigated the effects of brain injuries caused by soccer headers in female versus male athletes. Repetitive head injuries in athletes playing
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Osteoporosis is a common disease with many causes. It can have many physical, social and economic implications. Current treatment options for osteoporosis include lifestyle changes and medications. In this review, we will discuss five natural osteoporosis treatment options that are important to adjust before or while taking medication.
Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] A recent study confirms that the technology disrupts sleep quality, but also finds that high-speed internet specifically reduces the amount of sleep. Digital devices are found everywhere in our lives. While the use of laptops, computers, tablets, and smartphone scan enrich our experiences, there is a growing concern
Our Reader Score [Total: 4 Average: 4] Today, September 21, 2018, is World Alzheimer’s Day. Today is about raising awareness and challenging the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This disease is not only difficult for the individual, but it is also extremely difficult for family and friends to watch a loved one slowly decline. What
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry shows there is a good reason to keep fit as you age, including a lower risk for depression in seniors. The golden years can start to grow dim as physical activity wanes in the latter stages of life. In fact, cardiovascular
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine investigated if a specific type of bacteria can slow down the rate of bone loss in older women. Bone loss due to osteoporosis is a major health concern for older adults. In osteoporosis, bones can become so weak
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition examined whether added sugars can affect prostate cancer risk. Little information is known about how increased added sugars in the diet affects the development of prostate cancer. We do know that chronic inflammation and prostate cancer are linked,
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Published in PLOS ONE, two national surveys in Great Britain try to pin down what factors affect individuals’ general health and wellbeing. An individual’s finances greatly shape what sort of life they are able to lead. However, there are other factors that influence a person’s general health and
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers reviewed the role of vitamin D insufficiency and how it may link to other diseases in older individuals. Vitamin D has many effects on the body, including maintaining muscular health and aiding calcium absorption. The synthesis of vitamin D in the body largely depends on the intensity
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Many medical conditions affect men and women differently. A new study investigates the role of sex in Alzheimer’s disease in hopes of optimizing diagnosis and promoting gender-sensitive precision medicine. Dementia is a general term for the loss of memory and other cognitive skills. Unlike cognitive impairment associated with
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers investigate whether a type of heart failure known as “broken heart syndrome” is associated with specific genes. Stressful events, such as the death of a loved one, can lead to a type of heart failure called “broken heart syndrome.” Also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, symptoms of the