Maintaining a healthy diet in midlife is independently associated with a larger hippocampus years later and may protect against mental illness and cognitive decline, researchers say.
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Resistant hypertension affects 12% to15% of patients treated for high blood pressure according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. The statement provides a comprehensive overview of how to diagnose and treat the condition based on a review of available scientific information.
CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals listed the first clinical trial for a treatment using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing from US companies at ClinicalTrials.gov on August 31.
The removal of financial incentives for doctors working in primary care is associated with a decline in performance on quality measures, according to new findings by researchers from the Universities of Dundee and Cambridge, and staff from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
A new way to assess the impact of normal aging on bones, joints and muscles have been proposed that could provide a benchmark for how well older people are able to keep moving. The composition of the body changes as we get older, as muscle strength and bone density decline.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lumoxiti (moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory hairy cell leukemia (HCL) who have received at least two prior systemic therapies, including treatment with a purine nucleoside analog.
A patient waited 62 hours for an ambulance, while four trusts took more than 24 hours to respond to 999 calls, new figures have shown. The longest delays in the UK were recorded by Welsh Ambulance Service, which kept four patients waiting for more than 50 hours.
A spokesman said the figures were "not typical" and "represent the extreme end of the waiting time spectrum. The Patients Association said they were "extremely concerning". Between June 2017 and June 2018, ambulances from four services took 24 hours to reach patients, including some with breathing and mental health problems.
Space is not a kind place. While many of us had the dream of being an astronaut, perhaps not all of us would survive the physical conditions that space offers. Space has no gravity, no source of light and extreme temperatures. So how do the astronauts who make it to space actually survive?
Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people. The research also found that dual use of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes — the most common use pattern among e-cigarette users — appears to be more dangerous than using either product alone.
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