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Healthy living lowers risk of dementia by up to a third, even with high genetic risk: study

Dementia isn’t an inevitable part of aging, even for those carrying multiple genetic risk factors for the brain-ravaging disease, a new study suggests. Researchers who followed nearly 200,000 people found those at high genetic risk for dementia, but who didn’t smoke, who exercised regularly, drank alcohol in moderation and ate a Mediterranean-leaning diet lowered their… Read More »

Cholesterol medication could invite diabetes, study suggests

A study of thousands of patients’ health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and other data from patients in a private insurance plan in the Midwest provides a real-world picture of how efforts to reduce… Read More »

Eating Cherries for Gout (STUDY)

A study has revealed that gout sufferers eating cherries for a 2 day period exhibited a 35 percent reduced risk of gout attacks in comparison to people who didn’t eat cherries. Prior studies report that there are 8.3 million adult gout sufferers within the U.S., an inflammatory arthritis caused by a crystallization of uric acid… Read More »