Heart Attack After Joint Replacement
Surgery to replace a damaged hip or knee can put an end to the pain of osteoarthritis. But, like any surgery, there are risks involved.
Omega-3 Oils Keep the Swelling Down
Inflammation occurs with many chronic and acute diseases. Fish oil, a source of omega-3 fatty acids, may help curb this painful symptom.
Borderline Personality Linked to Obesity
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) features can interfere with relationships and work. Those same features may also affect general health.
Cholesterol Plays a Role in Alzheimer’s
A protein, called beta amyloid , builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Cholesterol may be a factor in how much beta amyloid is produced.
Are Dementia Medications Safe for the Heart?
Medications for treating Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have been suspected to influence heart function. New research finds that heart function was not affected over four weeks of treatment.
Commanding R2D2 - With Your Mind
It is tragic when a person loses their ability to control their own body. There is hope, though, that a new technology may allow the disabled to control robots with only their mind.
Excessive Vitamin D May Be Harmful
Vitamin D is known to strengthen bones and can be particularly beneficial in protecting the elderly from brittle bones. However, it is possible to consume an excessive, potentially harmful, amount of vitamin D.
Brittle Bones or Increased Heart Risk?
Calcium supplements, often taken to maintain bone health and prevent osteoporosis, appear to be linked to an increased risk of heart attack, a large study revealed.
Migraines Tied to Childhood Adversity
Women who had a difficult childhood appear to be more prone to suffering migraines or chronic daily headaches once they become adults.
MS Drug Shows Promise to Treat Heart Condition
A multiple sclerosis drug may work double duty. It has been shown in a lab study to prevent and even reverse one of the leading causes of heart attack.