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Ask Well: What Is Parkinsonism?

Nov 17, 2017Comments off

  Photo Q. What is Parkinsonism? A. Parkinsonism refers to a group of movement abnormalities — such as stiffness, slowness, shuffling of the feet and

F.D.A. Speeds Review of Gene Therapies, Vow...

Nov 17, 2017Comments off

  The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued new guidelines to speed the introduction of treatments involving human cells and tissues, including gene therapy.

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Heal...

Nov 17, 2017Comments off

And even though he does not need an assistant for his work as a developer of mobile apps, Ian Dixon, 38, said he might hire

Nuts May Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

Nov 16, 2017Comments off

Photo Eating nuts may lower the risk for heart disease. Researchers studied 210,836 men and women involved in three large prospective health studies from 1980

Even Light Activity May Increase Your Chanc...

Nov 16, 2017Comments off

Photo Using accelerometers to precisely measure physical activity, researchers have found that even very light exercise, well below the generally recommended levels, reduces mortality in

What States Can Learn From One Another on H...

Nov 16, 2017Comments off

  We know that where you live matters: There are huge disparities in health and costs across the country. The uninsured rate in Texas is

Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes an...

Nov 15, 2017Comments off

Amish people living in a rural part of Indiana have a rare genetic mutation that protects them from Type 2 diabetes and appears to significantly

Heart Attack Survivors at Risk of Later Dem...

Nov 15, 2017Comments off

Photo Heart attack survivors have an increased risk for developing dementia, a new study has found. Danish researchers studied 314,911 heart attack patients and compared

Senate Plans to End Obamacare Mandate in Re...

Nov 15, 2017Comments off

If the bill were to become law, and Congress did not seek to make those provisions permanent, tax bills would rise for vast parts of

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Nov 15, 2017Comments off

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also