Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Q&A: Four ways to reduce your risk of dementia

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-40s and have two young children. My mother developed memory issues in her early 60s, and it has progressively worsened. Her sisters also have related issues. How can I reduce my riskā€”and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Irritable bowel syndrome and lifestyle modifications

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with a mild case of irritable bowel syndrome, and I talked to my doctor about managing my symptoms without medication. I am interested in trying to focus more on diet to control my ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers reveal why shingles can lead to stroke

Scientists investigating why people who have had shingles are at a higher risk of stroke, now believe the answer lies within lipid vesicles called exosomes that shuttle proteins and genetic information between cells, according ...

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