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From observations about butter and questions about acne to findings about flu shots and platypus venom, dozens of fascinating studies came out in 2016 regarding the disease.
Acid-reduction can have 4 potentially off-target effects. This is one in a series of articles about practical tidbits regarding the alimentary tract.
The latest tallies on US life expectancy show its down a bit.
Scientists found that amyloid beta proteins accumulate in the retinas of AMD patients – the same types of proteins that settle in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
For Alzheimer’s disease patients, the risk of pneumonia could be increased with the use of antipsychotic medications, according to findings published in the journal Chest.
As the population gets older, there is more work being done to determine the cause of dementia and Alzheimer's disease and find treatments as well. A new protein could be a solid step in that direction.
There are many parts of everyday life that can be affected by a patient adjusting their diet. Providers suggesting these changes and patients making the changes over the long term are proving to be harder to accomplish in most cases.
With an aging population dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are becoming growing problems in the medical community. Recent research has shown benefits of diet slowing the progression of these conditions.

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