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Cognitive risk due to high cholesterol fades in old age

Jun
12

Date: June 12th, 2018

Association between cognitive declines with cholesterol

There is a 32% reduced risk for marked cognitive decline for over the next decade for elderly people between age 85 to 94 though cognitively intact as at present. Jeremy Silverman, PhD, and James Schmeidler, PhD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City suggested and explained that their cholesterol would have increased during their 40s. However, in old people at 75-84 with increased cholesterol level had a 50% risk higher than the first cohort and its contribution to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Million adults now suffering from diabetes in the U.S.

Jun
12

Date: June 12th, 2018

Diabetes Cases Rapidly Rise in the US

 

The number of adults struggling with diabetes has risen to over 23 million individuals throughout the country, marking a drastic percentage of the overall population.

Research shows that more children are overdosing on opioid

Jun
08

Date: June 8th, 2018

Cases of opioid overdose doubling in kids

In children between ages 1 and 17 and those admitted to health centers and pediatric intensive care units with opioid-related diagnoses from 2004 to 2015, research shows that their numbers doubled to 1,504 clients between 2012 and 2015, from 797 patients between 2004 and 2007 as reported in the Monday journal pediatrics. The researchers explained the increase to have resulted after use of their parents prescribed drugs.

Defected vaccine not responsible for the return of whooping cough

Jun
08

Date: June 8th, 2018

Tainted Vaccine not behind Whooping Cough Return

Whooping cough has been seen to make a comeback within the American population in the last few years, and a section of people have blamed this resurgence on the vaccine used to prevent this infection.

Study shows that type 2 diabetes on the rise among UK children

Jun
05

Date: June 5th, 2018

What is type 2 diabetes?

It was established that a total of 106 cases were recorded between April 2015-April 2016 and this raises a red flag as it remains significantly less common than the reports on type 1 diabetes among youngsters.

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