30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

Source: https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20180919/30-million-americans-now-have-diabetes?src=RSS_PUBLIC

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes — 10 percent know it and more than 4 percent are undiagnosed.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20180919/30-million-americans-now-have-diabetes?src=RSS_PUBLIC

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes — 10 percent know it and more than 4 percent are undiagnosed.

What Is Sickle Cell Disease?

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/episodes/what-sickle-cell-disease

Dr. Rodgers talks about sickle cell disease, including its effects on red blood cells and how common it is.

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/episodes/what-sickle-cell-disease

Dr. Rodgers talks about sickle cell disease, including its effects on red blood cells and how common it is.

Coca-Cola Eyes Cannabis Oil Market

Source: https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20180918/coca-cola-eyes-cannabis-oil-market?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Coke’s interest signals the growing acceptance of cannabis by established companies, and of the importance of Canada to the development of those businesses, the wire service said.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20180918/coca-cola-eyes-cannabis-oil-market?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Coke’s interest signals the growing acceptance of cannabis by established companies, and of the importance of Canada to the development of those businesses, the wire service said.

Some Minds Primed to Feel Placebo Effect for Pain Relief

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/placebo-effect-pain-relief.html

Whether or not you experience pain relief from a placebo may be predicted by brain anatomy and personality traits, according to a study on chronic back pain….

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/placebo-effect-pain-relief.html

Whether or not you experience pain relief from a placebo may be predicted by brain anatomy and personality traits, according to a study on chronic back pain….

Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-outside-the-box/viruses-may-play-a-role-in-alzheimers-disease

by Inside Mt. Sinai: Two strains of human herpesvirus—human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)—are found in the brains of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer’s, according to……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-outside-the-box/viruses-may-play-a-role-in-alzheimers-disease

by Inside Mt. Sinai: Two strains of human herpesvirus—human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)—are found in the brains of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer’s, according to……

Does Sex and Gender in Alzheimer’s Matter?

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-twice/does-sex-and-gender-in-alzheimers-matter

by Alzheimer’s Association: In the past eight years, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2010), the European Commission (2014), and more recently the National Institutes of Health (2015), have announced policies requiring basic and clinical researchers to integrate sex as……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-twice/does-sex-and-gender-in-alzheimers-matter

by Alzheimer’s Association: In the past eight years, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2010), the European Commission (2014), and more recently the National Institutes of Health (2015), have announced policies requiring basic and clinical researchers to integrate sex as……

Watch Out for Bacteria After a Hurricane

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/health-risks-post-disaster-flooding.html

Flooding brings a variety of health risks, including many to your kitchen. … Even a sip of contaminated water can land you in the hospital….

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/health-risks-post-disaster-flooding.html

Flooding brings a variety of health risks, including many to your kitchen. … Even a sip of contaminated water can land you in the hospital….

Computer avatars play a part in dementia detection

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-outside-the-box/computer-avatars-play-a-part-in-dementia-detection

by Medical XPress: Diagnosis of dementia is made via cognitive function tests such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and medical imaging systems at hospitals, a fairly large system for the purpose. As the population ages, an increasing number of……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-outside-the-box/computer-avatars-play-a-part-in-dementia-detection

by Medical XPress: Diagnosis of dementia is made via cognitive function tests such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and medical imaging systems at hospitals, a fairly large system for the purpose. As the population ages, an increasing number of……

Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Disease

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/episodes/caregiving-alzheimers-disease

Advice for caretakers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease from Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes.

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/episodes/caregiving-alzheimers-disease

Advice for caretakers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease from Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes.

Spatial tests could reveal early sign of Alzheimer’s

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/spatial-tests-could-reveal-early-sign-of-alzheimers

by Anthony King for The Irish Times: Simple tests of spatial awareness could allow clinicians to spot early indications of Alzheimer’s disease, Nobel Prize winner Prof John O’Keefe told the Schrödinger at 75 conference. Early detection was critical for treating……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/spatial-tests-could-reveal-early-sign-of-alzheimers

by Anthony King for The Irish Times: Simple tests of spatial awareness could allow clinicians to spot early indications of Alzheimer’s disease, Nobel Prize winner Prof John O’Keefe told the Schrödinger at 75 conference. Early detection was critical for treating……