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Scientists shift goals in Alzheimer’s research to focus on prevention

After more than 100 years of research on Alzheimer’s disease, scientists are beginning to believe that a cure is not achievable. “The idea that there is going to be one drug that fixes all this seems more and more unlikely.

Sudden cardiac arrest in athletes: Prevention and management

It’s marathon season, and every so often a news report will focus on an athlete who has collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. Although uncommon, these events get attention. A new review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) looks at recent

Healthy blood vessels may be the answer to Alzheimer’s prevention

If you’re worried about Alzheimer’s disease, your best shot at prevention could be maintaining cardiovascular health through exercise and diet and staying on top of conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. That’s because USC researchers suspect healthy blood

Make cancer prevention a priority in 2019

(HealthDay)—If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to improve your health, reducing your risk of cancer should be part of that goal, a cancer expert says. While cancer risk factors such as family history and aging can’t be controlled,

In breast-cancer prevention, race matters

Credit: CC0 Public Domain African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggests. “African-American women