It’s that time of year again—mosquito breeding season. The Needham Public Health Department would like to remind you of some important tips to help prevent the possibility of contracting mosquito-borne illnesses, specifically, West Nile Virus (WNV) or Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
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One pill with the potential to treat conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and strokes has been unveiled by scientists.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Read More
Helping patients avoid stroke and dementia risk factors, such as high cholesterol, smoking and diabetes, can leave them with a longer, healthier old age, a new study finds.
Source: American Heart Association
Almost two out of three severely obese children under the age of 12 have at least one risk factor for heart disease such as high blood pressure or high blood sugar, researchers have said.
Source: Archives of Disease in Children Read More
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta may have solved why people who eat high-salt diets are prone to developing medical problems such as kidney stones and osteoporosis, the puzzle that has remained unknown to scientific community until now.
Source: American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology Read More