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Double the number of women suffer from dementia — so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?

Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer’s patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force behind the first “Women’s Brain Health Day,” launched this week, most research on these disorders focus on only one gender — right down to the mice… Read More »

AHA: AstraZeneca’s Farxiga outcomes data looks even better in patients without diabetes

PHILADELPHIA––AstraZeneca’s SGLT2 med Farxiga has already stepped on the FDA fast track with trial data showing it could reduce heart failure risks in patients whether they have Type 2 diabetes or not. Turns out those “paradigm shifting” data show an even greater cardiovascular benefit for patients who don’t have diabetes than those who do—and this for a drug designed specifically to… Read More »

CDC says vaping illness epidemic is ‘leveling off or even declining’

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The number of cases of a deadly lung illness linked to vaping appears to be “leveling off or even declining,” a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said Friday. “It’s serious and potentially fatal, but it is preventable,” Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC’s principal deputy director, told… Read More »

Even identical twins don’t react the same way to the same foods — which is why most diet advice doesn’t work – CNBC

Image Source | Getty Images Dietary advice seems to change every decade. Fat is bad, then suddenly it’s good again. Nowadays, for many people, carbs are the enemy. But it turns out that healthy dietary guidelines can’t be boiled down into simple rules. A new crop of studies, which leverage the latest health testing and… Read More »