Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Mayo Clinic Q and A: 4 ways to reduce your risk of dementia

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-40s and have two young children. My mother developed memory issues in her early 60s, and it has progressively worsened. Her sisters also have related issues. How can I reduce my risk—and ...

Health

Snacking impacted by smells and tastes

What we smell and taste can trigger substantial changes to food choices later in the day, a University of Otago study has found.

Overweight & Obesity

Africa urged to act fast to combat obesity surge

Urgent measures such as taxes and restrictions on sugary foods and drinks are needed to stem the rising trend of obesity in Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diet decisions can make teens feel good about themselves

Key healthy food messages are giving Australian adolescents clear boundaries to set core beliefs and moral decisions about ethical eating choices and junk food risks—which even paves the way for raising their sense of self-worth, ...

Oncology & Cancer

How you can help prevent cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—Cervical cancer is the only gynecologic cancer that can be prevented, yet there were more than 4,000 deaths in the United States in 2021 and nearly 14,500 new cases, the American Cancer Society says.

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