As with so many other perplexing questions about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, researchers are unsure why there seems to be a link between low vitamin D levels and a higher risk of developing these brain diseases.
For years we've been told we need to fast for eight to 12 hours before getting a blood test to measure our cholesterol. But for the second time in two years, a large study finds there's no evidence that fasting is necessary.
A blood test that can predict whether someone with memory problems will develop Alzheimer's disease may be available in as little as two years, British researchers announced today.
Hopes for a screening test that could detect ovarian cancer early - something that has eluded the fight against this lethal disease - were boosted this week with results from an important new study.
We're supposed to fast for eight to 12 hours before having our blood tested for cholesterol, but wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to forgo breakfast and that first cup of coffee?
The Takeaway: Ample Exercise, Good Fats Tied To Earlier Menopause; Dark Side of Prostate Cancer Screening
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