Dementia: Study helps to unravel the cause of brain cell death

Dementia: Study helps to unravel the cause of brain cell death

Author: Honor Whiteman / Source: Medical News Today Researchers have shed light on the cause of brain cell death in dementia. Dementia arises as a result of brain cell death, which may lead to a decline in learning, memory, and other cognitive functions, but precisely...
Researchers seek blood test to determine cancer risk

Researchers seek blood test to determine cancer risk

Author: DANIEL J. CRAIG / Source: The Blade Cancer is one of the deadliest human diseases and will affect almost 40 percent of men and women at some point in their lives. While each type of cancer is different, they all share one common theme: They start from a single...
Good moods may boost flu shot efficacy for seniors

Good moods may boost flu shot efficacy for seniors

Author: Maria Cohut / Source: Medical News Today Researchers suggest that positive moods may have something to do with how effective flu vaccines are in seniors. Vaccines are an important preventive measure against influenza, but they are often much less...
Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated with a novel hydrogel

Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated with a novel hydrogel

Author: Honor Whiteman / Source: Medical News Today Researchers have developed a hydrogel that they believe could help to treat rheumatoid arthritis. A simple yet effective new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis may be in sight; researchers have now created...