Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kratom may cause liver damage: study

(HealthDay)—The popular herbal supplement kratom may cause liver damage, researchers warn.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New study suggests viral connection to Alzheimer's disease

Of the major illnesses facing humanity, Alzheimer's disease (AD) remains among the most pitiless and confounding. Over a century after its discovery, no effective prevention or treatment exists for this progressive deterioration ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Map tracks coronavirus outbreak in near real time

The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering has built and is regularly updating an online dashboard for tracking the worldwide spread of the coronavirus outbreak that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Ophthalmology

New drug reduces rate of progression of incurable eye disease

An international study including researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has found a way to slow the progression of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - one of the most common causes of vision ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline

Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests.

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