Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dengue research in the Philippines evolving over time

Communicable diseases including dengue continue to be major causes of morbidity and mortality in the Philippines. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have reviewed 60 years of published literature ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Naproxen sodium does not slow presymptomatic Alzheimer's disease

(HealthDay)—Naproxen sodium twice daily is not associated with reduced progression of presymptomatic Alzheimer disease (AD) among cognitively intact people at risk for the condition, according to a study published online ...

Cardiology

Rekindling your sex life after a heart attack

(HealthDay)—Having sex after a heart attack is a concern not only for men, but for many women, too. Because of fear and a lack of information, many may think it's no longer possible to enjoy a sex life. Fortunately, that's ...

Health

Ginger: A flavorful and healing root

(HealthDay)—Zesty ginger is more than just a great way to dress up your favorite recipes. It contains a potent immunity booster—its active compound gingerol is an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory compound.

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