Adult Health

Dementia Rates Slowing, Says US Study

Dementia Rates Slowing, Says US Study

  Washington, United States – Dementia rates in the United States may be falling, an influential study released said, offering hope that some cases of the disease might be delayed or ...

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Concussion Boosts Risk of Suicide 3x: Study

Concussion Boosts Risk of Suicide 3x: Study

  Ottawa, Canada – Adults who suffer a concussion may see their risk of suicide rise three times or more in the years after the injury, according to a study out. ...

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Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

  Miami, United States – Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study out found that increased mercury does not appear to raise the ...

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Having a Flu While Pregnant

Having a Flu While Pregnant

  Flu poses a serious threat to pregnant women Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the ...

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Study Suggests Genetic, Physiological Schizophrenia Cause

Study Suggests Genetic, Physiological Schizophrenia Cause

  Paris, France – Variants of a gene which influences connections between brain cells can increase schizophrenia risk, scientists said, providing the first evidence of a physiological source for the debilitating ...

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Family Can Help Loved One Manage Hypertension

Family Can Help Loved One Manage Hypertension

  High blood pressure that can touch off heart attack or stroke remains a menace looming over the populace. Department of Health (DOH) records show that over 276Filipinos die of ...

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Healthy Lifestyle Key to Hypertension Prevention, Control

Healthy Lifestyle Key to Hypertension Prevention, Control

  Adopting a healthy lifestyle is a critical step in preventing and treating hypertension. According to the American Heart Association, lifestyle changes may lower blood pressure without the use of ...

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E-cigs Make Quitting Harder, Contested Study Claims

E-cigs Make Quitting Harder, Contested Study Claims

  Paris, France – E-cigarettes, touted as an aide for giving up tobacco, in fact lowers the odds of quitting success, claimed research Thursday that was immediately criticised as flawed. A ...

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