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Study confirms link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease

New study confirms link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease

New study has confirmed long-suspected links between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease, finding identical signs of brain damage in both conditions. While the cause of...
Research may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

Research may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

As one of the most common treatments for effectively managing menopause symptoms, hormone therapy (HT) is also known to provide multiple health benefits, including...
Increase in alcohol-industry funded research is a cause for concern, Researchers Say

Increase in alcohol-industry funded research is a cause for concern, Researchers Say

The alcohol industry is increasingly funding academic research into the impacts of alcohol consumption – with some studies making claims about the health benefits...
Research Ties Chronic Itch to Sleep Loss and Possible Signal of Increased Heart Disease Risk

Research Ties Chronic Itch to Sleep Loss and Possible Signal of Increased Heart Disease...

Many people suffer from a skin disorder known as chronic pruritic dermatosis, commonly referred to as “chronic itch.” Recent research has suggested that chronic...
Coronavirus research links strict social distancing to much lower chance of infection

Coronavirus research links strict social distancing to much lower chance of infection

Using public transportation, visiting a place of worship, or otherwise traveling from the home is associated with a significantly higher likelihood of testing positive...
Study: Electrical Brain Stimulation Offers Hope Against Dyslexia

Study: Electrical Brain Stimulation Offers Hope Against Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a frequent disorder of reading acquisition that affects up to 10% of the population, and is characterised by lifelong difficulties with written...
Study: Children with social anxiety, maternal history of depression more likely to develop depression

Study: Children with social anxiety, maternal history of depression more likely to develop depression

Although researchers have known for decades that depression runs in families, new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York, suggests that children...
Study: How to treat the most common heart attacks

Study: How to treat the most common heart attacks

One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) treatment guidelines for...
Study: Cholesterol drugs could cut health risk

Study: Cholesterol drugs could cut health risk

New findings from a large European study of patients in 18 countries, including the UK, show that while many patients are able to reduce...
Study: Blood cancer patients are most vulnerable to COVID-19

Study: Blood cancer patients are most vulnerable to COVID-19

A newly published study led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham has found that, compared to other cancers, patients with blood cancers are...

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