Despite previous claims, new research finds there is no link between menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and an increased risk of developing dementia.
Exposure to high levels of road and rail traffic noise over long periods of time is associated with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Widespread pain, a subset of chronic pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders, is linked to an increased risk of all types of dementias, including Alzheimer's disease, and a greater risk of stroke.
Study reports night-owls are more likely than early birds to underperform at work and retire early due to ill health or disability.
Dog owners whose pets are diabetic are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with healthier pets. The study supports the hypothesis that pet owners may share certain behaviors, such as physical activity level, with their pet.
Patients exposed to soothing music while under general anesthetic experienced less postoperative pain and had lower opioid consumption following surgery.
Famotidine (Pepcid AC), an over-the-counter medication used to treat indigestion, shows promise as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
A $1 raise in minimum wage was associated with a drop in suicide rates of between 3.5 to 6% in people with a high school education or less. The effect, researchers say, appears to be strongest during times of high unemployment.
Half of all people who practice sexual swinging use recreational drugs to enhance their experience. Researchers report women are more likely to use drugs than either straight or bisexual men, increasing the risk of them participating in unprotected sex and contracting a sexually transmitted infection.