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AHA News: Heart Disease, Stroke More Deadly in ‘Socially Vulnerable’ Counties | Health News

By American Heart Association News, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2020 (American Heart Association News)…

‘Heart-breaking’: 30,000 sign petition urging Pharmac to fund inflammatory bowel disease medicine

It is too late for Hayley Greer. The 24-year-old from Lower Hutt had surgery to remove…

Study: Air pollution exposure may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk

Older adults exposed to air pollution might have a heightened risk of abnormal “plaque” accumulation in…

Lockdown loneliness may worsen Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Social isolation during the coronavirus pandemic may worsen Parkinson’s symptoms, researchers report. They gathered five years…

Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of DNA methylation differences in prefrontal cortex implicates the immune processes in Alzheimer’s disease

Study cohort characteristics Our meta-analysis included 1030 prefrontal cortex brain samples from four independent cohorts (Table 1),…

Blood Vessels in the Eye May Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

An eye exam may be all that is needed to diagnose Parkinson’s disease, new research shows.…

Food writer with covid copes with the fears of living with the disease

This would be just the beginning of my descent into covid-19, an equal-opportunity disease that rips…

How has medicine changed in the past 20 years? A look at dementia, cancer care and chronic disease

The 21st century began with the first draft of the human genome, and with it, the…

Biden’s plan for an army of disease trackers faces long odds

“Contact tracing works best and is most effective in settings where there isn’t the level of…

Cooperation Between Countries Can Improve Disease Surveillance, Experts Say | Best Countries

As the world faces yet another surge in COVID-19 cases, experts say countries have the opportunity…