Seniors who lifted weights or did other forms of resistance training slowed their decline to full-blown dementia, a study including B.C. researchers has found.
Source: The University of British Colombia Read More
Many migraine sufferers could have fewer, less severe headaches if they took preventative medicines, but few eligible patients do, say doctors releasing updated treatment guidelines.
Source: American Academy of Neurology, American Headache Society Read More
Simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantation offers no patient or survival advantage over decreased-donor kidney transplantation alone for selected patients with type 2 diabetes, new findings suggest.
Source: Renal & Neurology News Read More
Laughter may not exactly be the best medicine. But a cheerful outlook on life may be good for your heart.
A new study suggests that violence leaves long-terms scars on children’s bodies – not just in bruises on the skin, but also in alterations to their DNA causing changes that are the equivalent of 7 to 10 years of premature aging.
Source: Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy Read More