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How and Alzheimer's cabal thwarted progress toward a cure

In the 30 years that biomedical researchers have worked determinedly for Alzheimer's disease, their counterparts have developed drugs that cause deaths from cardiovascular disease at more than half and cancer drugs to eliminate tumors. had been incurable. But for Alzheimer's, not only is there any cure, there is no disease-slowing treatment. The brain, Alzheimer's researchers patiently explain, is hard – …

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For two men with autism, 1,000 Miles Apart, Gaming was a portal to friendship

Chris Lopes and Caleb Stephens didn't have many friends for years. They grew up 1,000 miles apart, the two had been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when they were younger and always found social interactions uncomfortable. The exception for both had been their brothers. But they both lost their brothers, and the only real friendships they had had. Like many …

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Common drugs can increase your risk of dementia

(newser) – A new study in a peer-reviewed journal suggests that one type of drug commonly prescribed to treat depression, epilepsy, Parkinson's and other diseases increases the risk of dementia. The study showed that those who take strong anticholinergics daily for at least three years have 50% greater odds for developing dementia, according to the study in JAMA Internal Medicine. …

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Here are 6 natural ways to treat high blood pressure

The conditions put people at greater risk for heart disease. Written by Amber Petty About 29% of American adults have high blood pressure, which can have serious consequences. But even with education, many people do not take the medicine according to regulations. Research shows that about half of the patients whose blood pressure is not under control are that patients …

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Diet drinks are a nutritious pariah, but the case against them is thin

Comment by Tamar Haspel The nutrition community does not like diet soda. Of all the groups that make dietary recommendations, I cannot find one that allows full-fledged support. "Restricting low calorie calories," says the American Heart Association and "stick to water". The Center for Science of Public Interest says it is "best to avoid" artificial sweeteners. The Canadian diet guidelines …

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Your penicillin allergy? Experts say you never had one

One out of 10 people think they are allergic to penicillin, but new research suggests nearly all of those people are wrong. A report published in the January edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that 95 percent of people who think they have the allergy actually don't. The start-up state …

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Emergency order renewed for fourth hour

CLOSE Here are the basics of New York's religious exemption for vaccination. The move came as the battle against measles outbreaks in Rockland County and New York City continues.      Lohud .com As Rockland's historic measles outbreak continues, the county has renewed its emergency order designed to contain it. Rockland County Executive Ed Day on Monday renewed the order for …

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Culture forms how we learn to reason?

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CBD as a Superbug antibiotic?

June 24, 2019 – Cannabidiol, or CBD, which has already been investigated and used for anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy and pain, may be the next superbugfighter for resistant infections, a new study suggests. The researchers tested CBD against a variety of bacteria, "including bacteria that have become resistant to the most common antibiotics," said Mark Blaskovich, a doctor, senior researcher at …

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