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What is hypochlorhydria? People with hypochlorhydria are unable to produce enough stomach acid. This can lead to problems with digestion and nutritional deficiencies. Stress, advancing age, zinc deficiency, or certain medications may be responsible, but prompt treatment can ease
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2018 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication New research offers 'the first population evidence for a causal link' between herpes infection and the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High blood pressure may increase dementia risk A new study looking at links between hypertension in later life and brain health finds an increased risk of Alzheimer's hallmarks and brain lesions.
Medical News Today | Jul 12, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Skinny fat' linked to cognitive decline, study warns Obesity and loss of muscle mass, independently, increase the risk of cognitive decline in older adults. Put them together, and the risk is exacerbated.
Medical News Today | Jul 6, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How young you feel may reflect the true age of your brain A first-of-its-kind study uses brain scans to reveal a link between the subjective feeling of one's age and the real age of one's brain.
Medical News Today | Jul 5, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dementia linked to 'chronic, rather than temporary' inflammation People with long-lasting heightened inflammation from middle age onwards also have more white matter damage. This may foreshadow dementia, researchers say.
Medical News Today | Jul 4, 2018 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's: Aspirin may reduce toxic plaque A new study suggests that taking aspirin in low, regular doses may reduce the buildup of Alzheimer's-specific amyloid plaque in the brain.
Medical News Today | Jul 4, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are Heberden's nodes? Heberdens nodes are bony growths that occur on finger joints. They typically only develop in people who have severe osteoarthritis. These growths can cause pain, stiffness, and discomfort. Here, we look at the causes, symptoms, and risk factors for Heberd
Medical News Today | Jul 4, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists 'completely surprised' by immunity-boosting virus Cytomegalovirus a common, asymptomatic virus may actually boost the immune system's response to infection, much to specialists' surprise.
Medical News Today | Jul 4, 2018 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death risk stops increasing after the age of 105 In a new study, researchers investigate the so-called mortality plateau. As we reach extreme old age, does our risk of dying stop increasing?
Medical News Today | Jul 1, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend