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We’re back with another weekly health news roundup! We’ve had quite an informative week discussing topics such as dementia and heart disease. We at Bel Marra believe that our readers should be informed about the latest news dealing with topics… Read More
Dementia is a term used to describe significant cognitive impairment. These impairments are often seen in two or more critical brain functions such as memory, language, judgment, and reasoning. Deficiencies in these aspects of cognitive ability can significantly affect a… Read More
A commonly prescribed medication for the treatment of overactive bladder, and one that is taken by millions of Americans, has been linked to an increased risk of dementia, researchers say. More than one-quarter of patients with urinary problems are… Read More
It is generally accepted that lifestyle-related diabetes patients are at an increased risk of developing dementia. Scientists and researchers are dedicating a lot of effort to understand this connection in the hopes of finding new treatments for both of… Read More
It has been an informative week, and we’ve compiled a whole bunch of interesting articles for your weekly health news roundup. Come learn about liver function and how it works to keep your body running, the danger of massive strokes,… Read More
There are times when we can’t remember where we placed our keys or the TV remote, or when we realize we have forgotten a person’s name. It can be embarrassing, and not something anyone would like to happen to them,… Read More
Middle-aged adults who experience dizzy spells upon standing may have a higher risk of developing dementia later in life according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. These dizzy spells are caused by a sudden… Read More
A new study from Japan has found that adults over the age of 60 who lose a lot of teeth are more likely to develop dementia than those who lose less. Researchers followed 1,566 Japanese adults who were dementia-free at… Read More
Don’t skip that morning cup of coffee! New research has found that caffeine boosts the production of an enzyme that may protect your brain against dementia.
In a study out of Indiana University, caffeine was one of 24 compounds found… Read More
A recent study has found an association between autoimmune diseases and a higher risk of developing dementia. Autoimmune diseases cause a person’s immune system to attack their body, and common examples include psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease.
The study… Read More
New research has found an association between seniors who suddenly begin sleeping longer hours and an increased risk of dementia. Older adults who began sleeping more than nine hours a night saw their risk of developing dementia later in… Read More
In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health’s weekly health news roundup, featuring information on dementia, Eustachian tube dysfunction, short-term memory loss, and how to calculate your heart rate.
Professor Rhonda… Read More
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