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New Test Could Detect Alzheimer’s Disease 3.5 Years Before Clinical Diagnosis

Summary: A newly developed blood-based test reveals changes in hippocampal neurogenesis up to 3.5 years before a clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: King’s College London New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has established a blood-based test that could be used to predict the risk of …

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Peloton’s Leanne Hainsby, 35, diagnosed with breast cancer

Peloton’s Leanne Hainsby has been quietly battling breast cancer since August, she announced on social media Friday. Hainsby described at length the treatments she’s been receiving after one doctor first dismissed the lump she discovered, sharing that she’s been through 12 weeks of chemotherapy and will begin radiation. “I would teach my Wednesday morning LIVE …

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Record number of deaths in US from cardiovascular disease early in pandemic: Report shows

New data from the American Heart Association highlights the major impact COVID-19 had on cardiovascular health and death rates during the first year of the pandemic. At least 928,741 Americans died from cardiovascular disease-related causes in 2020, the annual statistical report revealed. That represents the largest one-year increase since 2015 and tops the previous high …

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Just a QUARTER of Americans are getting the minimum amount of exercise each week

Just a QUARTER of Americans are getting the bare minimum amount of recommended exercise each week, new CDC report finds… are YOU one of them? Less than 28 percent of Americans meet weekly HHS fitness goals, CDC reports  Not even half of the population meets even one of the two goals set by officials The …

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A 24-year-old says she ‘ignored’ her bloating and stomach pain until it got so bad she went to the ER. Doctors diagnosed her with ovarian cancer.

Doctors arranged an ultrasound scan for Chloe Etheridge (not pictured), which found two tumors on her ovaries.Getty Images A woman, 24, found out she had ovarian cancer after her stomach pain got so bad she went to the ER. Doctors arranged for an ultrasound scan, which found two tumors on Chloe Etheridge’s ovaries. Etheridge told …

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‘Microclots’ could help solve the long COVID puzzle

For more than two years, scientists have been trying to understand why millions of people across the world are experiencing lingering symptoms despite recovering from their COVID-19 infection. They’ve proposed several hypotheses including the presence of microclots—tiny blood clots that can block capillaries and potentially affect blood and oxygen flow. In a 2021 study, physiologist …

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High Blood Pressure Medication Shown To Slow Aging and Extend Lifespan

A study recently published in the journal Aging Cell found that administering rilmenidine, a medication used to treat hypertension, to animals at both young and older ages increases lifespan and enhances overall health markers, similar to the effects of caloric restriction. Researchers have discovered that the hypertension drug rilmenidine can extend lifespan and slow aging. …

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Woman discovers she had blood clots in her brain and a stroke after breakup triggered migraine

A woman has opened up about how crying over a breakup triggered a migraine that led doctors to discover two blood clots in her brain, saying she unknowingly had a minor stroke the week before and could have died.  Liv, 24, from Texas, shared an abbreviated version of her shocking story in a now-viral video that …

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Blood-based test could detect Alzheimer’s disease early, study suggests 

Blood-based test could detect Alzheimer’s disease early, study suggests A new test analysing components in the blood could detect Alzheimer’s early  King’s College London established the test to predict the risk of condition The study could detect changes three and a half years before typical diagnosis By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 01:02 GMT, 27 January …

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Why Episodes of Low Blood Sugar Worsen Eye Disease in People With Diabetes

Summary: People with diabetes who experience low blood sugar are more likely to experience worsening diabetic retinopathy. Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine People with diabetes who experience periods of low blood sugar—a common occurrence in those new to blood sugar management—are more likely to have worsening diabetic eye disease. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say …

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What to know about ‘Ozempic face’ as some users claim popular diabetes drugs used for weight loss leave them looking gaunt

The term “Ozempic face” has been coined and used on social media to describe what some people say is an aged or gaunt look on the faces of people who use the medication. The hashtag #Ozempicface delivers dozens of results on social media platforms like TikTok, and some dermatologists say they are seeing the phenomenon …

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U.K. to end COVID-19 boosters for people under 50: reports

Doctors demand end to COVID-related mandates Dr. Meryl Nass and Children’s Health Defense Organizer Michael Kane joined ‘Fox & Friends First’ to discuss why they decided to author a letter demanding an end to the mandates.  Healthy British residents under 50 will no longer be able to get COVID-19 boosters beginning next month, according to …

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Why autism rates have skyrocketed in the NYC metro area: study

Autism rates in the Big Apple have ballooned at a baffling rate. Instances of Autism Spectrum Disorder have tripled in the New York-New Jersey metro area — from 1% of the population in 2000 to 3% in 2016. That’s largely due to a growing number of diagnoses of children without intellectual disabilities, said researchers at …

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Animal tranquillizer xylazine sweeping Kensington streets

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Kensington has been plagued by an opioid crisis for years. Now, another drug on Philadelphia’s streets is making a devastating situation catastrophic. According to medical toxicologists at Temple Health, xylazine, a veterinary sedative, can be found in 90% of the city’s dope supply. The video you are about to see is hard …

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Fibromyalgia Plagues Lady Gaga—Here are the Key Symptoms — Eat This Not That

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain, fatigue, sleep problems, as well as mental and emotional distress. It can significantly affect daily life and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. an estimated 4 million Americans have it, including Lady Gaga –real name Stefani Germanotta, who has been open about her struggles. …

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A cancer drug improved the health, lifespans of elderly mice without the disease. Could it do the same for humans?

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Humanity has been enthralled by the notion of immortality for as long as we’ve walked the Earth. It’s a captivating idea, but ask yourself, would you really want to live forever? Eternity is bound to get boring eventually, but pretty much everyone will agree they’d like to live a long, full life. …

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