Blood test could detect Alzheimer’s disease at an early stage, study finds

Blood test could detect Alzheimer’s disease at an early stage, study finds New test analyzing blood components could detect Alzheimer’s disease early King’s College London established the test to predict disease risk Study could detect changes three and a half years before typical diagnosis By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 20:02 EST, 26 January 2023 | … Read more

A puff of alcohol warns of a deadly disease: Stanford study

This is sobering news for the rosy-cheeked drinker. If you’ve spilled a few and you feel a hot flash rising to your face and ears, you’re not alone. Although often seen as annoying rather than dangerous, the puff of alcohol may be a sign that something more serious is brewing below the surface, according to … Read more

A puff of alcohol warns of a deadly disease: Stanford study

This is sobering news for the rosy-cheeked drinker. If you’ve spilled a few and you feel a hot flash rising to your face and ears, you’re not alone. Although often seen as annoying rather than dangerous, the puff of alcohol may be a sign that something more serious is brewing below the surface, according to … Read more

Why autism rates have skyrocketed in the New York metro area: study

Autism rates in the Big Apple have exploded at a disconcerting rate. Autism spectrum disorder cases have tripled in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area, from 1% of the population in 2000 to 3% in 2016. That’s largely due to the growing number of diagnoses of children without intellectual disabilities, Rutgers researchers said, in a … Read more

Doctors Reveal the First Warning Sign of Parkinson’s Disease…and It’s Not One of Three Tell-Tale Symptoms

Muscle stiffness, tremors and balance problems may not be the first warning signs of Parkinson’s, experts say. Instead, impaired speech may strike before the disease’s other hallmark effects, according to Lithuanian researchers. More than 10 million people worldwide are thought to have the disease, including Michael J. Fox, Billy Connolly and Jeremy Paxman. Parkinson’s disease … Read more

Alcohol flushing reaction may increase risk of heart disease

If you’re from East or Southeast Asia, you’re probably very familiar with the alcohol flush reaction, otherwise known as the “Asian glow.” After a drink or two, your face and body turn redder than a sun-dried tomato, and people start asking if you got sunburned at the bar or at the party that night. The … Read more

Large study finds link between viral infections and future brain disease

An illustration of the varicella zoster virus, the cause of chicken pox and shingles.Drawing: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) According to new research, common viral infections could have far-reaching effects on our brain health. The study found a link between dozens of different viral exposures and a subsequent increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders. However, … Read more