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Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...
Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of...
Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes Mellitus Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator LPBI Unraveling Alzheimer’s:Making Sense of the Relationship between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease1 ...
Current Alzheimer's research focuses on the amyloid precursor protein (APP), which is responsible for the formation of destructive plaques in the brain. Researchers from Bochum have now demonstrated t...
David SalazarThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic of Alzheimers-related dementia treatment Aricept. read more
An updated statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends
Feb 11 (Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is to recruit two infectious disease experts to advise potential members of their Rio 2016 Games team who are concerned about the Zika vir...
ATLANTA, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Researchers have discovered a new bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans, a U.S. health agency said Monday.
(American Heart Association) One of every three deaths in the US in 2013 were from heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, while heart disease and stroke were the No. 1 and No. 2 kill...
March 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended women diagnosed with the Zika virus should wait at last eight weeks before trying to conceive while men w...
This manuscript serves as an update to position papers published in 2014 based on the available Belgian hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemiological data.
To provide a 5-year follow-on update on the changes in prevalence and treatment of upper urinary tract stone disease in the UK.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is the common terminology used to describe the hereditary neuropathies. This update reviews advances in the past year in our understanding of these diseases, includin...
We would like to introduce a new section in the Journal of Women's Health, the Clinical Update. Important studies are continually published in both this Journal and other medical publications. However...
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a prevalent disease that is noted for its clinical variability and by its severe impact on quality of life. A meticulous scientific literature review is presented in this a...