Scientists report that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pressure over the long term were at greater risk of dementia than those who did not.
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Researchers have come up with a way to combine the anthrax toxin with a growth factor to kill bladder cancer cells and tumors.
Depression impacts quality of life at all life stages, but little is known about the factors related to depression in the last year of life. A recent study found that 59.3% of individuals had depression in the last month before death.
Current HIV-1 therapies have been proven to be highly effective in slowing the progression of the virus in the body with only minimal side effects. The daily antiretroviral therapy (ART) uses a combination of HIV-1 medicines. A proportion of patients diagnosed with HIV-1, however, cannot take the ART for many reasons.
Deaths due to heart failure are increasing in the United States, particularly among the over-age-65 population.
‘Smoker’s Face,’ a condition where smokers look older than they are, is just one of many negative effects caused by heavy tobacco usage.
A study of Wisconsin Medicaid enrollees with Down syndrome has found that more than half of those ages 55 and older have filed at least three claims for dementia and nearly a third have filed at least three claims for Alzheimer’s disease.
New research confirms that people with mental disorders have an increased risk of premature mortality. When compared to the general population, average life expectancy is respectively 10 and 7 years shorter for men and women with mental disorders.