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Popular Heartburn Drugs Don’t Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s: Study

August 18, 2017. 4:00 PM EST. Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Read article

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Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis

August 15, 2017 Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

Lack of Sleep May Raise Child’s Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

August 15, 2017 It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds

August 14, 2017 But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer

August 14, 2017 Discovery of triggers that make glioblastoma resistant to chemo offers hope for future treatments, study authors say

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80

August 14, 2017 Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults

August 14, 2017 35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

Singing May Be Good Medicine for Parkinson’s Patients

August 11, 2017 Voice coaching appears to help swallowing and breathing, study finds

Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients

August 11, 2017 Experimental therapy shows interaction between cannabidiol and clobazam

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

August 10, 2017 And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level

August 10, 2017 3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes

August 09, 2017 Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women

August 09, 2017 Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains

August 09, 2017 Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Mothers With Sleep Disorders

August 08, 2017 Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

Heart Health Ignored by Many With Type 2 Diabetes

August 08, 2017 New evidence review reconfirms patient guidelines