Cardiology

Hypertension symptoms in women often mistaken for menopause

Pregnancy complications and early menopause increase women's future risk of heart disease. Cardiologists, gynaecologists and endocrinologists recommend how to help middle-aged women prevent later heart problems in a European ...

Diabetes

Albuminuria down in adults with newly diagnosed T2DM

(HealthDay)—From 1988 to 2018, there were reductions seen in the prevalence of albuminuria and improvements in glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control among adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How kids can benefit from mindfulness training

Now that 2021 is here, many are looking for new ways to manage stress. Although mindfulness and meditation are not new—there is evidence suggesting that humans have been practicing meditation for more than 5,000 years – ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pets are helping many Americans get through lockdown

(HealthDay)—There have been some dark days this year for Emily Swope, an empty nester who's been living alone in her Salem, Ore., home during the COVID-19 pandemic while her kids are off at college.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study raises questions about role of leisure activity in dementia

Studies have suggested that taking part in leisure activities such as playing cards or gardening may be associated with a lower risk of developing dementia. But a new study found no association between taking part in leisure ...

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