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The Heart Failure-Cancer Connection
Cancer treatment can weaken the heart, but now it appears the reverse is also true: heart failure raises the risk of certain cancers.
A Multisensory Treatment for Parkinson’s
Dancing with music stimulates the mind and body and appears to slow or halt the most debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Doctors Weigh Pros and Cons of Prescribing Hot-Button Alzheimer’s Drug
The recent FDA approval of the drug Aduhelm has created a quandary for doctors and patients. Can its modest effectiveness justify its cost?
The Tryptophan-Microbiome Connection
Aging may leave us deficient in tryptophan, an amino acid that helps us sleep and avoid depression. What you should eat to avoid issues.
Disrupted Sleep Offers a Clue to Parkinson's
Poor circulation in the brain is the cause of a certain sleep disorder. It also may predict who goes on to develop Parkinson’s disease.
Is It Better to Give or Take?
Doing things for others -- and having others do things for you -- can help you live a longer and happier life. But which matters more?
Successful 50 Lb. Losers
Some people who lose a significant amount of weight gain it back; others manage to keep it off. Here's what sets successful losers apart.
For Those Over 75, CRC Screening Can Still Make a Difference
The thinking about colorectal cancer has been that past a certain age, screening offers few benefits. That no longer appears to be true.
Aspirin for Heart Disease? Less May Be More
Low-dose aspirin offers undeniable benefits for heart patients, a study finds. There are some risks, so talk to your doctor before starting.
Omega-3s Boost Longevity
Stress brings cellular aging that shows up in the tips of chromosomes. Omega-3 fatty acids, even in supplements, can prevent this damage.
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