Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease: Five things to know

Alzheimer's disease, a devastating neuro-degenerative condition that causes dementia, affects more than 30 million people worldwide and remains an illness for which there is no cure.

Cardiology

Adult ADHD linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without the condition, according to a large observational study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Örebro University. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Polycystic ovary syndrome is going undetected in Nigeria

Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common gynecological endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. It affects between 4% and 20% of women globally and is influenced by genetic and environmental factors. Despite its ...

Vaccination

Which people are most likely to get vaccinated for COVID-19?

With updated COVID-19 boosters being recommended to provide increased protection against the circulating omicron variant, a new paper by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) ...

Diabetes

Diabetes detection is far better than previous estimates

Diabetes can have major consequences for the health and quality of life of affected people, especially when left undiagnosed. Fortunately, doctors are able to diagnose the vast majority of patients, who can then receive treatment.

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