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There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

, University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Dean Hartley, Ph.D., director of science initiatives ... University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The best evidence the investigators found indicates that

Making Sense of Medical Advice

are those run by medical colleges, health foundations and organizations, and government ... If seemingly contradictory health news has you confused, it's time to learn how to read between ... medical advice, new health tip, health information web resources, multi-billion-dollar health-fraud industry

Robots May Soon Join Ranks of Alzheimer's Caregivers

researcher Elizabeth Broadbent. She's an associate professor of health psychology with the University ... MARIO as 'a friend.'" James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives for the Alzheimer's

Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice

choice, according to researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Oregon Health & ... in institutional diversity initiatives that could make their schedules more demanding than those of

'Markers' of Alzheimer's Don't Doom You to Dementia

, Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles; James Hendrix, Ph.D., director, global science initiatives ... UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health. "It could be many years, and it could be longer than your

Vaginal Hysterectomy

the Procedure Your health care provider may recommend a vaginal hysterectomy for several reasons ... , bleeding, and other problems. They may lead to future health problems. If left untreated, cancer can ... hysterectomy; gynecology; women's health; reproductive health;

Fit Middle-Aged Women May Fend Off Dementia Later

director of the Center for Ageing and Health at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. How does ... . James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives for the Alzheimer's Association, agreed that

Health Highlights: April 16, 2018

Barbara Bush in 'Failing Health' Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police ... Health Highlights: April 16, 2018 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments

Better Diet, Bigger Brain?

study from the Netherlands found. "Adhering to an overall healthy diet quality supports brain health ... suggested. James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association, said a

TV Ads Still Push Unhealthy Foods at Kids

Initiative (CFBAI) have ignored public health experts' suggestions to improve the initiative. Those ... American Public Health Association's annual meeting, in Atlanta. "The food and beverage companies

Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice

inhibited at the right time, said James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives at the ... Journal of Experimental Medicine . More information The U.S. National Institutes of Health has more

Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Teens

Blurry vision If your child has any of these symptoms, talk with your child's health care provider ... serious health issues such as: Kidney failure Nerve damage Blindness Amputation Coma, which can lead ... diabetes; type 1 diabetes; children's health; adolescent health;

Binge Drinking Dangers for Young People

. Binge drinking is drinking to get drunk—the point at which the drinker is risking health or ... . Encourage initiatives such as substance-free dorms and social events. Ask the administration to

AHA: Stress Contributes to High Rates of Heart Disease Among Black Adults

, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Daily stressors are associated with poor health behaviors that put ... results suggest that primary care doctors, cardiologists and other health care providers should ask their

Oximetry Podcast

measure the amount of blood that's saturated with oxygen. Your health care provider uses this test to

Sitting Pretty: Protect Your Back

. If necessary, place your feet on a small footrest so that they are fully supported. Use a pillow ... back health; spine health; sitting; posture; good posture; back strain;

Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States

, but its toll is far heavier in some states than others, health officials report. "Despite ... maternal and infant health branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's division of

Could an Electric Pulse to the Brain Recharge Your Memory?

Academy of Sciences . Dean Hartley, director of science initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association ... neurology, Emory University, Atlanta; Dean Hartley, Ph.D., director, science initiatives, medical and

Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

is director of science initiatives at the Alzheimer's Association. People suffering from sleep ... City; Dean Hartley, Ph.D., director, science initiatives, Alzheimer's Association; Nov. 10, 2017

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