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Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients
Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first genetic "marker" -- or signal -- to predict response to the cancer drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been identified by researchers. The marker -- mismatch repair (MMR) deficiency -- predicted responses to the drug in patients with several different types of cancer, the study authors said. Among patients with colon cancer, 62 percent of those with MMR-deficient tumors showed tumor shrinkag...
Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds
Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gene tests that claim to predict your risk for certain diseases are often inaccurate, a large, new study finds. Errors in testing or interpretation are serious, possibly leading to unneeded treatment or deterring someone from a life-saving therapy, according to the first report from a public-private consortium overseeing pooled gene data. "In the past few years, it has become clear that many genetic variants that have be...
Graves’ Disease (Hyperthyroidism) in Children
Graves’ Disease (Hyperthyroidism) in Children Hyperthyroidism is a disease in which the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormone than the body needs. Thyroid Gland - Click to Enlarge This hormone helps control metabolism, the speed at which the body carries out processes like heartbeats. When the body has too much thyroid hormone, the excess can cause these processes to speed up, leading to symptoms like nervousness and weight loss. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the U.S. is an autoimmune d...
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral capsule, extended-release
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral capsule, extended-release What is this medicine? GALANTAMINE (ga LAN ta meen) is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take with food and plenty of liquid to reduce stomach upset. Swallow whole. Do not cut crush or chew. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directe...
Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Solution for injection
Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Solution for injection What is this medicine? GADOPENTETATE DIMEGLUMINE (gad o PEN te tate) is a contrast agent. It is used to diagnose abnormalities during an MRI. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 2 years of age for selected condi...
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral solution
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral solution What is this medicine? GALANTAMINE (ga LAN ta meen) is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label and in the instruction sheet included with your prescription. Use the special measuring syringe that comes with this medicine to measure your dose. Household spoons are not accurate. Take with food and plenty of liquid to reduce stoma...
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral tablet
Galantamine Hydrobromide Oral tablet What is this medicine? GALANTAMINE (ga LAN ta meen) is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take with food and plenty of liquid to reduce stomach upset. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take more often than directed. Continue to take your medicine even if you feel better. Do not stop tak...
Gamma Knife (Stereotactic radiosurgery, Gamma Knife surgery) Procedure overview What is Gamma Knife radiosurgery? Gamma Knife radiosurgery, also called stereotactic radiosurgery, is a very precise form of therapeutic radiology. Even though it is called surgery, a Gamma Knife procedure does not involve actual surgery, nor is the Gamma Knife really a knife at all. It uses beams of highly focused gamma rays to treat small- to medium-sized lesions, usually in the brain. Many beams of gamma radiation join to...
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Procedure
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Procedure (Other terms that may be used include: Gastric Banding Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Vertical Banded Gastroplasty) Procedure overview What is gastric stapling (restrictive) surgery? Gastric stapling surgery, also called gastric banding surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) procedure performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat. Bariatric surgery is the only option today that effectively treats morbid obesity in peo...
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery (Types of bariatric surgical procedures which involve gastric bypass to some degree include: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [RYGBP], biliopancreatic diversion [BPD], biliopancreatic diversion and duodenal switch, [BPD-DS]) Procedure overview What is gastric bypass surgery? Gastric bypass surgery, a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery), is a procedure that alters the process of digestion. Bariatric surgery is the only option today that effectively treats morbid...
Genetic Disorders Associated with Congenital Heart Disease
Genetic Disorders Associated with Congenital Heart Disease Some congenital heart defects are caused by, or related to, genetic problems. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Cardiovascular Disorders Online Resources page in this website for an Internet address that may contain additional information on that topic. Down Syndrome Marfan Syndrome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
Glomerulonephritis in Children
Glomerulonephritis in Children What is glomerulonephritis? Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease that involves the glomeruli. These are very small, important structures in the kidneys that supply blood flow to the small units in the kidneys that filter urine called the nephrons. During glomerulonephritis, the glomeruli become inflamed and impair the kidney's ability to filter urine. What causes glomerulonephritis? Glomerulonephritis is caused by several different disease states, including the f...
Getting Ready at Home
Newborn Babies: Getting Ready at Home Preparing for a new baby doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. Experienced parents have learned that newborn babies just need some basic items at first — a warm and safe place to sleep, food, clothing, and diapers. Although there are many baby products available, listed below are the essential items you'll want to have ready for your new baby. Choosing carefully Safety is an important issue when choosing your baby's new furniture, especially for the bed. Th...
Gestational Age Assessment
Gestational Age Assessment What is a gestational age assessment? Gestational age assessment means figuring out the number of weeks of your pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy is usually 40 weeks. It is important to assess if gestational age is uncertain or if your baby is smaller or larger than expected. The new Ballard score is commonly used to determine gestational age. 6 physical (body development) and 6 neuromuscular (nerve and muscle development) signs of maturity are each given a score. The scores fo...
Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Children
Guillain-Barré Syndrome in Children What is Guillain-Barré syndrome? Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a temporary, but often life-threatening, disorder that affects the nerves in the body. GBS can result in muscle weakness, pain, and even temporary paralysis of the facial, chest, and leg muscles. Paralysis of the chest muscles can lead to breathing problems, and death if not treated. What causes Guillain-Barré syndrome? The exact cause of Guillain-Barré syndrome is unknown. Theories suggest that GBS is ...
Gestational Hypertension What is gestational hypertension? Gestational hypertension is a form of high blood pressure in pregnancy. It occurs in about 6% of all pregnancies. Another type of high blood pressure is chronic hypertension--high blood pressure that is present before pregnancy begins. Other types of hypertension in pregnancy include preeclampsia and eclampsia. Gestational hypertension can develop into preeclampsia. This condition occurs often in young women with a first pregnancy. It is more co...
Group B Streptococcus
Group B Streptococcus What is group B streptococcus? Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a bacterium that can be found in the digestive tract, urinary tract, and genital area of adults. Although GBS infection usually does not cause problems in healthy women before pregnancy, it can cause serious illness for a newborn baby. Why is group B streptococcus a concern? About 25% of pregnant women carry GBS in their rectum or vagina. In some pregnant women, GBS infection may cause chorioamnionitis (infection of the ...
Gynecological Health Adolescence is a time of many changes. As girls grow into young women and become physically and sexually mature, they need additional care from physicians (adolescent medicine physicians and/or obstetricians/gynecologists) trained to address these issues. This initial visit and yearly visits thereafter are geared towards promoting good health, screening for problems in adolescent girls, and helping open the lines of communication about healthcare between the physician, parents, and ...
Gynecological Infections Many gynecological infections affect adolescent females and require the clinical care of a physician or other health care provider. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. Recognizing Urologic or Gynecologic Problems Pap Test Vaginitis Vulvitis
Growth in Children
Growth in Children Growing is an essential part of childhood. Children's most dramatic growth phases occur during fetal development, the first few years of life, and at the onset of puberty. The rate at which a child grows is an individual process, based partly on heredity, gender, and environmental factors such as nutrition. However, growth can be affected and, sometimes, stopped by many disorders and diseases, including the following: Hormone deficiencies Nutritional deficiencies Intestinal disorders ...
Growth Problems What causes growth problems? Different causes of growth disorders include genetic conditions, hormonal disorders, poor absorption of food, or systemic diseases. These causes usually fall into one of the following categories: Familial short stature. Familial short stature is a tendency to follow the family's pattern of inherited short stature (shortness). Familial tall stature. Some children may be taller than average for their age if their parents are tall. This is called familial tall s...
Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty
Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty What is gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty? Gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty is early puberty caused by early secretion of high levels of sex hormones. These hormones include the male androgens and female estrogens. These forms of early puberty result in the development of most secondary sexual characteristics, despite immature sexual glands. What causes gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty? The production of high levels of sex hormo...
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Growth Hormone Deficiency What is growth hormone deficiency? Growth hormone (GH) deficiency is when the pituitary gland doesn't make enough growth hormone. GH is needed to stimulate growth of bone and other tissues. This condition may occur at any age. What causes GH deficiency? The pituitary gland hangs from the bottom of the brain and produces GH. The pituitary gland controls the other endocrine glands throughout the body. GH deficiency can result from malformation or damage to the pituitary gland or ...
Gynecological and Menstrual Conditions
Gynecological and Menstrual Conditions Adolescence is a time of many changes. As girls grow into young women and become physically and sexually mature, they need additional care from health care providers (adolescent medicine physicians/nurse practitioners and/or obstetricians/gynecologists/midwives) trained to address these issues. Many gynecological and menstrual conditions affect adolescent females and require the clinical care of a physician or other health care provider. Listed in the directory bel...
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery
Gastric Restrictive Surgery (Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Vertical Banded Gastroplasty) What is gastric stapling (restrictive) surgery? Gastric restrictive surgery is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) procedure performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat. Bariatric surgery is the only option today that effectively treats morbid obesity in people for whom more conservative measures, such as diet, exercise, and medication have failed. Cli...
Gynecological Concerns Many gynecological conditions require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. Gynecological Anatomy The Menstrual Cycle Recognize Gynecological Symptoms Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pap Test Endometriosis Pelvic Pain Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Menstrual Conditions Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Amenorrhea Dysmenorrhea Menorrhagia Gyneco...
Gastrointestinal Conditions A healthy digestive system processes the foods and liquids that we eat, replenishing vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, and fats that are vital for the body to function properly. From time to time, infants and children experience digestive conditions, such as vomiting or diarrhea. Listed in the directory below are some common digestive conditions in the growing child, for which we have provided a brief overview. Colic Constipation Diarrhea Reflux Inguinal Hernia
Genitourinary Conditions The urinary tract includes the organ system primarily responsible for cleaning and filtering excess fluid and waste material from the blood. The urinary system comprises the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys also function as glands that produce hormones necessary for building red blood cells and regulating blood pressure. Many disorders of the urinary system require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below ar...
Gallstones What are gallstones? Gallstones form when bile stored in the gallbladder hardens into stone-like material. Too much cholesterol, bile salts, or bilirubin (bile pigment) can cause gallstones. When gallstones are present in the gallbladder itself, it is called cholelithiasis. When gallstones are present in the bile ducts, it is called choledocholithiasis. Gallstones that obstruct bile ducts can lead to a severe or life-threatening infection of the bile ducts, pancreas, or liver. Bile ducts can ...
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder What is generalized anxiety disorder? Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) causes its sufferers chronic and exaggerated worry and tension that seem to have no substantial cause. People with generalized anxiety disorder often worry excessively about health, money, family, or work, and continually anticipate disaster. Although GAD may be accompanied by depression, substance abuse, or another anxiety disorder, impairment is usually mild, except in severe cases. Generally, people ...
General Information About Cancer: Overview
General Information About Cancer: Overview There are more than 100 types of cancers - each with its own specific risk factors, diagnostic procedures, and treatment protocols. Listed in the directory below is a general overview of cancer, and information regarding diagnosis and treatment. Overview of Cancer Diagnostic Procedures for Cancer: Overview Grading and Staging of Cancer Cancer Treatment: Overview Treatment Protocols for Cancer: Overview Radiation Therapy Chemotherapy Hormone Therapy Immunotherap...
Gynecological Conditions Many different gynecological conditions require the care of a health care provider. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview. Recognizing Gynecologic Problems Pap Test Endometriosis Pelvic Pain Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Sexually Transmitted Diseases Safer Sex Guidelines Uterine Fibroids
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn What is GERD? Click Image to Enlarge Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that is caused by gastric acid flowing from the stomach into the esophagus. Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and esophagus, and reflux means to flow back or return. Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is the return of acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids, back up into the esophagus. What are the symptoms of GERD? The following is the most common sympto...
Gastroparesis Click Image to Enlarge What is gastroparesis? Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which the stomach takes too long in emptying its contents. If food remains in the stomach for too long, it can cause problems such as bacterial overgrowth from the fermentation of the food. The food can also harden into solid masses, called bezoars, that may cause nausea, vomiting, and, sometimes, obstruction in the stomach. This can be dangerous if they block the passage of food into the small intestine. ...
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) What is GDM? Gestational diabetes mellitus is a condition in which a hormone made by the placenta prevents the body from using insulin effectively. Glucose builds up in the blood instead of being absorbed by the cells. Unlike type 1 diabetes, gestational diabetes is not caused by a lack of insulin, but by other hormones produced during pregnancy that can make insulin less effective, a condition referred to as insulin resistance. Gestational diabetic symptoms disappear...
Glucose Monitoring Devices
Glucose Monitoring Devices What is blood glucose monitoring? Blood glucose levels (also called blood sugar levels) reflect how well diabetes is being controlled and how well the plan of care (diet, exercise, and medication) is working. If the blood sugar levels are consistently under control (with levels near normal), diabetes complications may be reduced or even prevented. How can blood sugar levels be checked? Checking blood glucose levels regularly is very important in proper diabetes management. Cur...
Take the Gout Quiz For anyone who has had gout, the experience is not one that's easily forgotten. It causes sudden, intense pain and tenderness in a joint. Find out more about gout by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 1. Gout is a form of arthritis. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Gout is one of more than 100 different forms of arthritis. It makes up about 5% of all arthritis cases. ...
Growth Plate Quiz
Take the Growth Plate Quiz Growth plates are found on the long bones of children and teenagers. These plates are areas where tissue is growing near the end of the bones, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). Test your knowledge of growth plates by taking this quiz. It’s based on information from the NIAMS. 1. The growth plate is the weakest area of the growing skeleton. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The growt...
Take the Germs Quiz Germs: We find them everywhere—or they find us. It seems we can't avoid them. We spend a lot of time worrying about picking them up, sharing them, and losing them. But what do we really know about germs? Take this quiz to find out. 1. Germs are most likely to thrive in this room of the house: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The answer is the kitchen, and the key is the word "thrive." Bathrooms generally host more bacteria and germs than kitchens, b...
Genital Herpes Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Genital Herpes? Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. About 1 in 6 teens and adults has genital herpes, according to the CDC. Find out more about genital herpes by taking this quiz, based on information from the CDC. 1. How many types of herpes simplex virus are there? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The herpes simplex virus (HSV), which causes genital herpes, comes in two forms: type 1 and type 2. HSV type 2 is...
Grieving is a normal part of coping with life events. The feelings you have are common reactions to loss -- for example, to the death of someone close to you, says the National Mental Health Association . At first, you may feel numb, but afterward you may experience many of these emotions: denial, disbelief, confusion, shock, sadness, anger and guilt. Although the intensity of your emotions may surprise you, allowing yourself to grieve will help you deal with your loss.
Get Moving 1
Exercise is anything that gets you moving, from vigorous household chores to briskly walking the dog. Try to do something active every day.
Get Moving 2
Your first workouts may be short if you're out of shape—but do what you can. If you don't usually get much physical activity, start slowly. As the weeks and months pass, gradually add time and intensity.
Get Started 1
Slip extra activity into your day by taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or by using your lunch break to take a walk. Healthy adults need at least 2.5 hours of aerobic activity each week.
Get Started 2
Exercise doesn't have to cost much. Walk for free at your local park, mall, or public school track. Check out exercise videos from your local library.
Getting Exercise 1
Regular, moderate-intensity exercise, such as brisk walking, is a cholesterol buster. It can help lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol, and raise the "good" cholesterol, HDL.
Getting Exercise 2
Your exercise goal is a minimum of 2 hours and 30 minutes each week. You can break it up into 10-minute chunks—but get moving!
Getting Exercise 2
You can fulfill your daily exercise goal with many kinds of activities. A few examples: Wash and wax your car for 45 to 60 minutes; rake leaves for 30 minutes; or work in your garden for 30 to 45 minutes. You can also walk two miles in 30 minutes.
Getting Exercise 1
It's OK to carve up your daily exercise quota into 10-minute chunks. Aim for a total of 30 minutes a day, five days a week.
Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds
Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While girls are far less likely than boys to be diagnosed with autism, girls with the developmental disorder show more impairments compared to their healthy female peers than comparable sets of boys do, new research suggests. Scientists from the University of California Davis MIND Institute contend that girls with autism may suffer from greater social deficits than boys with the condition, which is characteri...
Glamour Shots on Dating Sites Draw More Prospects: Study
Glamour Shots on Dating Sites Draw More Prospects: Study FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Placing enhanced photos on dating websites yields different results for women and men, a new study finds. The study included 305 people, aged 17 to 36, who were asked their opinions about different dating website profile photos of the same person. There were two types of photos, beautified or non-beautified. The beautified photo was taken with makeup, hair treatment and special lighting, while the non-beauti...
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease SUNDAY, May 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that gene therapy quickly improves eyesight for patients who've lost their vision from an inherited condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). But the improvements aren't permanent: Researchers said the gains began to diminish after one to three years. "Gene therapy for LCA demonstrated we could improve vision in previously untreatable and incurable retinal conditions," study leader Dr....
Go Take a Hike -- Safely
Go Take a Hike -- Safely SATURDAY, May 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Before setting out on a hike, make sure you're prepared for the unexpected. The American Hiking Society outlines 10 things needed on every hike, starting with appropriate footwear. Trail shoes are fine for a short day hike that doesn't involve carrying a heavy pack or negotiating difficult terrain. But hiking boots, which offer more support, are a better choice for longer hikes, carrying heavier loads, or traveling on more challenging t...
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complications in the baby, according to a new study. In fact, infants born to mothers given glyburide (DiaBeta) during pregnancy had a higher risk of respiratory distress, needing intensive care, having low blood sugar, being too large at birth, and birth injury when ...
Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A number of new varieties of genetically modified apples and potatoes are safe to eat, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said it evaluated two varieties of genetically modified apples from Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc. in Canada and six varieties of genetically modified potatoes from J.R. Simplot Co. in Idaho. Regulators concluded the engineered produce is as safe and nutritious as the ...
Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart
Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Turning vacant lots into attractive green plots may make life less stressful for city residents, a new study suggests. The research included people in two Philadelphia neighborhoods who wore heart rate monitors when they went for walks in their area. Some vacant lots in one neighborhood underwent "greening" -- which included cleaning, debris removal, planting grass and trees and installation of a low wooden post-and-ra...
Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex
Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women looking to jump-start their sex life may want to spend more time in bed. Sleeping. That's the conclusion of a new study that suggests that each additional hour of sleep increased by 14 percent the likelihood a woman would engage in sexual activity with a partner the next day. "Our study showed that good sleep is important for healthy sexual desire and arousal in women, even when women are psychiatrically and medically heal...
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's a glimmer of hope for millions of people infected with genital herpes: A new study in mice hints at the success of a vaccine against the virus. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City report that the vaccine was safe and effective in protecting mice against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the virus that causes genital herpes. The vaccine also shows indications of being...
Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?
Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's? THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The painful and often debilitating arthritic condition known as gout may offer patients an unexpected bonus: a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease. A new study finds that gout -- or the high uric acid level that drives the inflammatory condition -- may shield against the dementia. "Our work shows the potential protective effect of a high level of uric acid and gout against the development of Alzheimer's diseas...
Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Good heart health may help protect you against Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests. Vanderbilt University researchers analyzed data from just over 1,000 people who were followed for 11 years. During that time, 32 participants developed dementia, including 26 with Alzheimer's. People with poorer heart function were two to three times more likely to develop dementia than ...
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