Health News: Regular Aspirin Use Is Associated with Lower Cancer Mortality

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(SOURCE: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL) – Long-term, regular aspirin use was associated with reduced risk of death from several different kinds of cancers, according to data presented here at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, April 1-5. “Accumulating evidence suggests that aspirin not only reduces the risk of developing cancer, but may also play a strong role in […]

Alzheimer’s Research News: Sniffing out New Strategy Against Alzheimer’s Disease

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(SOURCE: RUSH UNIVERSITY) – Can insulin, the hormone used for nearly a century to treat diabetes, improve cognition, memory and daily function in people with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease? Rush University Medical Center is testing this innovative potential treatment as part of a new nationwide study. Neurologists at the […]

Alzheimer’s News: Improving memory with magnets

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(SOURCE: McGill University) – Discovery expands our understanding of how we remember sound The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives — without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New research is shedding light on how sound memory […]

Diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart and thus increases the risk of a heart attack

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(SOURCE: TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH) – Vanishing capillaries Diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart and increases the risk of a heart attack Diabetics have a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack. A research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now identified one of the causes: Diabetes is associated with the […]