What is at the root cause of Alzheimer's disease? New research suggests a connection between viral infections and dementia. Let's fight back!
Life expectancy dropped dramatically again in 2021. That's two years in a row! Many people still do NOT believe reports of COVID deaths.
A study in Ireland shows that many older people experience adverse drug reactions from their prescriptions.
Early research suggested that fluvoxamine for COVID could be helpful. A large study following up has dashed those hopes.
Serious lisinopril side effects can occur after many years. Doctors may miss the diagnosis if lisinopril and angioedema affect the abdomen.
The FDA just issued new rules allowing companies to sell over-the-counter hearing aids directly to consumers. What are the pros and cons?
There are health benefits of coffee and chocolate as well as tea. You don't have to feel guilty about your beverage!
A diet that has little seafood, red meat, soft drinks or beer and lots of cherries and celery seed may reduce the risk of a gout attack.
Have you had trouble getting a good night's sleep? Who hasn't? That's why sleeping pills are so seductive. Stopping zolpidem can be tricky.
In this episode, our expert guest says it's time to think different about Alzheimer disease. Look at it as an autoimmune disorder.
Researchers studying more than 119,000 people for decades found that those following any of several healthful diets live longer and better.
People who drink more soda pop and eat candy and other ultra-processed food have worse health outcomes than those eating fresh foods.
The connection between sun exposure and melanoma is complex. Vitamin D supplements may help prevent this dangerous skin cancer.
Over the last few decades, nurses and pharmacists have changed their standard injection technique. Does that affect patient reactions?
Elderberry rob. a homemade concentrate of berries and spices, is used as a type of hot toddy to ease cold symptoms. Have you tried it?
A burning sensation in the feet or the tongue could be the result of inadequate vitamin B12 levels. Some drugs may contribute to reduced B12.
Treating hyperthyroidism with pills or radioactive iodine may lead to hypothyroidism. That can result in too little thyroid hormone. Balance!
Do you ever have aches and pains? Almost everyone does. Do you reach for an OTC pain reliever? There is a link between ibuprofen and high blood pressure.