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Red Meat Allergy Linked to Heart Disease

Research suggests that such red meat allergies, sometimes caused by a tick bite, increase plaque buildup in arteries and can increase the risk for heart disease.

By Diane Domina

MRI Finds Dementia Before Symptoms Develop in Those With Hypertension

New research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be able to detect early signs of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure before dementia symptoms develop.

By Diane Domina

Why Too Much or Too Little Sleep Is Bad for Your Health

Results of a new study suggest that sleeping fewer than six hours a night or more 10 hours a night increases your risk for metabolic syndrome that increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

By Diane Domina

Is a Sperm Cell Structure the Cause of Male Infertility?

Scientists at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo in Ohio have discovered a new structure in human sperm cells that may contribute to infertility and affect miscarriage and birth defect risk.

By Diane Domina

Erectile Dysfunction Raises Heart Risk, Even Without Other Risks

New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...

By Diane Domina

Hot and Cold Temperatures Raise On-the-Job Injury Rates

According to a study conducted at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain, extreme temperatures increase the risk for occupational injuries.

By Diane Domina

New Findings on Exercise and Dementia

Results of the Dementia and Physical Activity (DAPA) trial, a randomized, controlled study conducted in the United Kingdom, suggest that moderate- to high-intensity aerobic and strength training doesn’t slow cognitive decline and may worsen symptoms ...

By Diane Domina

Negative Social Media Experiences Raise Depression Risk in Young People

A new study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety found that negative experiences of social media among teenagers and young adults are associated with increased depressive symptoms.

By Therese Borchard

A Finding That May Lead to a New Dementia Treatment?

A new mouse study from Temple University breaks through previously established barriers by identifying cellular pathways critical to developing dementia and offering potential treatments even after the disease is established.

By Therese Borchard

Baking Soda Could Help Fight Inflammatory Diseases

Baking soda is often used as an inexpensive home remedy to treat a range of health conditions, including insect bites, indigestion, and sunburn. New research suggests that it we might soon add autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, to the li...

By Therese Borchard