People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia.
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tall folks might be able to reach that high top shelf, but there’s a price — they may be more likely to develop a potentially dangerous abnormal heart rhythm than shorter folks. New research finds that a person’s risk of atrial fibrillation (a-fib) […]
By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Most American parents say they might have trouble distinguishing between a teen’s typical mood swings and possible signs of depression, a new survey finds. The nationwide poll of 819 parents with at least one child in middle school, junior […]
Nov. 19, 2019 — The Kraft Heinz Food Co. has recalled 9,500 cases of Breakstone cottage cheese after six reports of plastic pieces discovered among the curds. While no injuries have been reported, the company says both red plastic pieces and bits of metal may have been added to the […]
Nov. 19, 2019 — It took months for the cause of a Scottish man’s serious respiratory condition to be traced to a feather duvet and feather pillows, a case study says. Martin Taylor, 43, first developed symptoms such as difficulty breathing and dizzy spells triggered by any amount of exertion, […]
By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Girls and boys have no differences in brain function or math ability, according to researchers who used imaging to analyze kids’ brain development. The study is the latest to debunk the common myth that women are less suited to […]
After a stroke, the main goal is to get back home and be as independent as possible. To achieve that goal, most stroke rehabilitation centers focus on helping people to regain lost function, such as the inability to use a hand, to speak, to swallow, or to walk. A great […]
Table of Contents[Hide][Click to Show] This is one of my favorite dessert recipes. Ever. Good ol’ pumpkin pie is always a classic around this time of year (and I love it!) but after many years of the same desserts at Thanksgiving, I was ready for something new. I had heard […]
Today on THCB Spotlight, Matthew catches up with Kuldeep Rajput, the founder and CEO of Biofourmis. Biofourmis uses biomarkers and sensors for health management, in pursuit of this dream of predicting disease before it happens so we can improve and health outcomes. The key question here is, how do you […]
Sheila Davis runs a nonprofit that focuses on bringing modern medicine to the world’s poorest and sickest communities.