Posted 9:27 AM 6/11/2013 by Michael Handler; KSBY News
A new study adds to the body of evidence linking Type 2 Diabetes to Dementia.
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco studied nearly 800 older adults with diabetes for 12 years.
Those who had periods of low blood glucose levels had a two-fold increased risk for (More)
Posted 9:28 AM 6/10/2013 by Michael Handler; KSBY News
Nearly a third of children with Autism may show signs of ADHD.
The new finding from researchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore is in line with previous research in this area. The doctors found that 29% of Autistic children in their study exhibited problems with attention. All (More)
Posted 9:57 AM 6/6/2013 by Michael Handler; KSBY News
Small changes to your lifestyle could have a big impact on your risk for stroke.
Researchers at the University of Vermont studied more than 20,000 Americans, age 45 and older. Each patient received a score based on how many healthy lifestyle factors they followed, like not smoking, keeping their blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol under control.
They found for every 1 point increase towards better health, the risk for stroke went down 8%.
Posted 10:44 AM 6/5/2013 by NBC News
Drugs used to treat early-stage Alzheimer's disease may also lower the risk for heart attack and death.
Swedish researchers studied more than 7,000 people with Alzheimer's.
They found those taking drugs like Aricept, Exelon, or Razadyne were a third less likely to die from any cause (More)
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