High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian research warns. And you won't be spared simply by keeping high blood pressure at bay until you hit your golden years, because the study found that even...
Month: December 2020
These Are the Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Ailments
Researchers say cancers, infections, and vascular events are often misdiagnosed. Here's what you can do to help reduce that risk. Each year, an estimated 100,000 people in the United States die or are prematurely disabled due to a diagnosis that was either missed or...
Medical Myths: 5 common myths about obesity
Although obesity is common, there are many misconceptions associated with it - and these myths often fuel social stigma. In this edition of Medical Myths, we tackle five of the most common misunderstandings about obesity. Read full article here.