Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration

A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don't drink enough water.

Cardiology

Hot water therapy aids patients with peripheral arterial disease

(HealthDay)—Heat therapy can improve functional ability and also has potential to be an effective cardiovascular conditioning tool for people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to a small study published ...

Health

How do I tell if I'm dehydrated?

It's a message that's been drummed into us since childhood. Drink water, especially when it's hot, otherwise you'll get dehydrated.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Does diabetes damage brain health?

(HealthDay)—Diabetes has been tied to a number of complications such as kidney disease, but new research has found that older people with type 2 diabetes can also have more difficulties with thinking and memory.

Health

How hot yoga can make an athlete's heart more efficient

When the Canadian Olympic women's field hockey team was preparing for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University had an idea. They wanted to ...

Neuroscience

Mediterranean diet may have lasting effects on brain health

A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely. The study is published in the January 4, 2017, online ...

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