Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease and typically diagnosed only after symptoms appear, when there’s little that can be done. But, what if doctors could identify those most at risk — decades before they start losing memories? Scientists at Johns Hopkins say they’ve identified brain changes linked to Alzheimer’s that can
Teen cholesterol levels have been improving, according to research. Even teens and kids need their cholesterol levels checked. Getty Images A new report on childhood cholesterol levels delivers some promising news, but it’s not time to cheer. Cardiovascular health among youths still has plenty of room for improvement. The study, published
New research finds parents who frequently talk to toddlers not only help improve their child’s vocabulary, but they also give nonverbal abilities like reasoning and numerical understanding a boost. A lot has been made of the 30 million word gap in the nearly 40 years since the original research was presented. The
Warmer temperatures mean more pollen in the air. Getty Images Parents of a U.K. teen who died from allergic asthma are sharing his story in hopes to prevent more deaths from the condition. But can a pollen allergy really lead to death? It’s very common for pollen to trigger allergic reactions and asthma episodes.
Workplace wellness programs have been in vogue for a while now. However, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests they might not be all they’re cracked up to be, at least in the short term. In a randomized trial involving nearly 33,000 employees at 160
Waking up in pain, groggy from a poor night’s sleep, can affect your mood, performance, and your health. Chronic back pain and poor sleep are two incredibly common, well, bedfellows. There are many different facts that can explain poor sleep and if you think your mattress has something to do