Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

 

Expert Panel Backs PrEP for People at High HIV Risk

Best known as the two-drug combo pill Truvada, PrEP prevents HIV from establishing a permanent infection in people exposed through sex or injection drug use, the CDC says. The resource:27


Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the American Cancer Society said in a new report. The resource:27 Booking.com


Study: Nitrates in drinking water linked to cancers

Environmental Working Group says the chemicals could be to blame for over 12,000 cases of cancer in the U.S. each year


Study: Leafy Greens OK For People on Warfarin

The results of the small study suggest that taking in more vitamin K, not less, might help patients on warfarin (Coumadin). The resource:27


Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Source: National Institute on AgingRelated MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Healthy Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment


Participating in the Arts Creates Paths to Healthy Aging

Source: National Institute on AgingRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Healthy Aging


Gene Expression Signatures of Alzheimer’s Disease

Source: National Institute on AgingRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer’s Disease


Scam Susceptibility May Signal Risk for Cognitive Decline

Source: National Institute on AgingRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment


Gene Test Might Someday Gauge Your Heart Risk

The analysis looks for key signs of heart disease along with your entire genetic blueprint. The resource:27


Pentagon chief urges military to maintain “apolitical nature”

Patrick Shanahan’s comes after White House officials tried to obscure the USS John S. McCain from President Trump’s view