Given the devastating toll of Alzheimer’s disease and the expectation that cases and deaths from the disease will continue to rise as the elderly population grows in the U.S., researchers focus significant effort toward improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways for physicians to treat it. Thus far, no disease-modifying therapy … [Read more...]
Can Blood Pressure Control Help With Alzheimer’s Disease?
How Does Alcohol Affect Colorectal Cancer Risk?
Alcohol consumption has been linked to several cancers and other health conditions, leading to medical recommendations to refrain from drinking alcohol or to keep alcohol consumption low. A prospective cohort study on more than 250,000 people that investigates the relationship between alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer has been … [Read more...]
Avoiding Antibiotic Resistance Requires Messaging Focused on Harm to Individuals
The risks of antibiotic resistance have long been recognized, and public health organizations have made significant efforts to help us avoid growing antibiotic resistance through public education campaigns that tend to emphasize how misuse of antibiotics can harm society. However, there has been little research into the effectiveness of most of … [Read more...]