Disease

Dementia and the Impact of Certain Medications


Recent data presented at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting highlights the widespread use of medications that negatively affect cognition among older adults with dementia. The study analyzed data from approximately 13...

The Best Approach to Helping Patients with Diabetes and Obesity: Exercise or Medication?


Determining the most effective way to help patients with diabetes, heart problems, and obesity lose weight and improve their health outcomes is crucial. Is exercise the answer, or are medications like glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1)...

Dementia

Can We Prevent Dementia?


I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a few moments from a massive heart attack or stroke, than...

Coffee

Can Coffee Reduce the Risk of Parkison’s Disease


Parkinson's disease (PD) remains a significant neurological disorder, affecting millions worldwide. While its exact cause remains elusive, emerging research suggests a potential link between coffee consumption and a reduced risk of developing PD.

Cancer

The Link Between Alcohol and Cancer


Alcohol, a ubiquitous and socially ingrained substance, has long been a subject of fascination and controversy. While its consumption is deeply woven into various cultures and social gatherings, emerging scientific research continues to

Eye Health and Diabetes


Diabetes and eyesight are intricately linked. Maintaining tight control over glucose levels is crucial for keeping eyes healthy and vision clear. Individuals with diabetes face an increased risk of developing various eye problems, including diabetic...

A Breakdown of Paxlovid, the COVID-19 Antiviral Medication


As the world grapples with the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and its variants, the emergence of effective treatments has become a critical aspect of managing the disease. Paxlovid, also known as PF-07321332/Ritonavir, has emerged as...

Navigating the Aisles: A Guide to Choosing Cold and Flu Medicine Plus Natural Remedies


As the seasons change, so does the risk of catching a cold or flu. The array of cold and flu medicines available can be overwhelming, leaving many wondering which product is right for them. In...