Medications

Wegovy could be treating more than obesity

A new analysis found that the profound benefits of Novo Nordisk's obesity drug Wegovy for people at risk of heart attacks or strokes don't depend on the number of the scale—cardiovascular health improves whether people ...

Neuroscience

Stressful life events can increase your risk of Alzheimer's

Stressful life events, such as the death of a loved one or divorce, put a person at greater risk of developing dementia in later life, a recent study has found. But only if the stressful event happened in childhood or midlife.

Neuroscience

Managing migraine effectively

Migraine is a neurologic disorder. The severe pain of migraine typically is on one side of the head but may be on both sides. Symptoms also may include nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, difficulty speaking, ...

Health

Three ways to protect your heart and brain

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke and 1 in 4 stroke survivors will have another one. During May, American Stroke Month, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is raising ...

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