Health

Take care in the bitter cold

(HealthDay)—As frigid temperatures send much of the northern half of the United States into a deep freeze, doctors say people need to take steps to avoid dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia.

Health

Don't become a blizzard casualty

(HealthDay)—The blizzard conditions and frigid cold blanketing the U.S. Northeast pose numerous health threats, a doctor warns.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Immunotherapy approach to Alzheimer's studied in fly models

At Genetics Society of America's Drosophila Research Conference, scientists will report on results of using fly models to investigate passive immunotherapy to block amyloid-β42 peptides of amyloid plaques that damage the ...

Health

Tips for safe winter workouts

(HealthDay)—If you exercise outdoors during the winter, be sure to do so safely, an expert says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pill some day may prevent serious foodborne illness, scientist says

Modified probiotics, the beneficial bacteria touted for their role in digestive health, could one day decrease the risk of Listeria infection in people with susceptible immune systems, according to Purdue University research.

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