Health

Anxious? Cut down on caffeine

Caffeine can boost energy, improve alertness and produce a general feeling of well-being—when used in moderation.

Medical research

Can red cell exchange treat advanced sickle cell disease?

Medical advances have dramatically increased the life expectancy of patients with sickle cell disease, but as patients are living longer, they are increasingly experiencing organ damage leading to early death. Now, researchers ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

How do older adults fare after hip fracture?

Hip fractures in older adults can be extremely serious, and often result in chronic illness, death, and increased health care costs. Experts estimate that some 18 to 33 percent of all older adults who have suffered hip fractures ...

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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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