Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Bad dreams could be early warning of Parkinson's disease

Older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Oncology & Cancer

Veterans at higher risk of deadly skin cancers

U.S. veterans are at higher risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than most Americans, and new research finds they are also more likely to have advanced-stage disease when it's detected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 in babies: What to expect

Parents are understandably worried about what would happen if their infant caught COVID-19. Babies may be considered vulnerable due to immature immune systems, and are also not eligible for most of the treatments and vaccinations ...

Diabetes

Disparities in diabetic eye care

Because diabetes is the leading cause of new, preventable cases of blindness in working aged adults in the United States, medical experts suggest patients have dilated eye examinations after their first diabetes diagnosis. ...

Health

Revised health guidelines urge much less alcohol consumption

Late in 2020, the National Health and Medical Research Council released its latest Guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol. These lowered the recommended maximum that health adults Australians should drink ...

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