A Few Tips to Make for a More Active You

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most people today simply aren’t as active as people were decades ago. You can blame technology for some of that. The conveniences of modern living have taken away many chances to burn calories. Homes, office buildings and even some public spaces have been modernized in ways that require…

Details

Alzheimer's Stigma a Barrier to Prevention, Care: Survey

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease may discourage Americans from learning about their risk and from joining clinical trials for potential new treatments, a small survey reveals. “We found that concerns about discrimination and overly harsh judgments about the severity of symptoms were most prevalent,” lead researcher Shana Stites said…

Details

Could Coffee Perk Up Your Heart Health?

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Besides staying alert, coffee lovers who drink more than three cups of java a day may lower their risk for clogged arteries, a new Brazilian study suggests. Scientists surveyed more than 4,400 residents of Sao Paulo about their coffee-drinking habits, and correlated them with coronary artery calcium (CAC)…

Details

Medical E-Records Not Without Risks: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Advances in medical technology sometimes come with drawbacks, and in the case of electronic health records, a new study suggests these systems occasionally put patients at risk. “There’s no question that electronic health records have clear benefits for clinicians and patients, and can improve the care process,” said…

Details