Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Deaths from Alzheimer's far more common in rural America

(HealthDay)—Death rates from Alzheimer's disease are particularly high in the rural United States, a preliminary study finds, highlighting a need for health care resources in traditionally under-served areas.

Cardiology

Wine is safer than beer for minimizing risk of heart condition

Drinking less than six Australian-standard glasses of alcohol a week is associated with the lowest risk of developing atrial fibrillation, but not all alcohol is created equal, new research from the University of Adelaide ...

Cardiology

Heart patients need more help to lose weight

Weight loss is given insufficient priority in the management of heart patients despite the benefits, according to a study published today in European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.

Cardiology

Saving lives in Black barbershops

A new look at data from a landmark Cedars-Sinai study of health interventions in Black barbershops, and a new study that looks at barbershop patrons' virtual visits with pharmacists, have added to the evidence that convenient, ...

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