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Dementia And Alzheimer’s Research Shockers: How OTC And Prescription Drugs, Weight, Low-Carb Paleo Diet Impact Risk

Alzheimer's disease and drugs research news.

If you’re trying to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and take prescription or over-the-counter medications regularly, a new study offers important insights into links between these conditions and some of the frequently used drugs. The study focused on common medications used for allergies, sleep, depression, heart, gut, bladder, and back pain, reported People’s Pharmacy. Researchers… Read more »

Onglyza: Diabetes Drug Could Raise Risk Of Death

Onglyza may be associated with an increased cardiovascular risk in diabetes patients

According to a preliminary report released Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AstraZeneca’s diabetes drug, Onglyza, may be associated with an increased risk of premature death. A study involving more than 16,000 patients taking Onglyza for type 2 diabetes found that the drug increased heart failure by 27 percent, as well as… Read more »

Food Babe Draws Harsh Criticism From Doctors And Scientists

Food Babe Vani Hari

The Food Babe is receiving mounting criticism from the academic community. The New York Times best-selling author and food activist, Vani Hari is being labeled as scientifically ignorant, a fearmonger, and food terrorist by a number of scientists and doctors. Vani Hari, a 35-year-old food crusader called “Food Babe,” has more than 3 million people… Read more »

Powassan Virus Spreads, Could Be More Deadly Than Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

The Powassan virus is spreading, and doctors are concerned that it could be more deadly than Lyme disease. Although both illnesses are transmitted to humans by infected ticks, Powassan virus is far more severe. As explained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lyme disease is transmitted by blacklegged ticks infected with the Borrelia… Read more »

Drink To Cure Depression – ‘Healing Brew’ Concocted For Centuries Shown To Work Wonders For The Troubled Soul

Drink To Cure Depression - ‘Healing Brew’ Concocted For Centuries Shown To Work Wonders For The Troubled Soul

A drink that has been concocted for centuries and commonly used during “healing ceremonies,” has shown tremendous promise in treating depression. Biomedical scientists are excited at the prospects of a psychedelic drink used for centuries in healing ceremonies, for its effectiveness in helping people suffering from mild to acute depression. Late last month, researchers from… Read more »