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Study examines biomarkers, economic factors that may increase risk for cognitive decline

AMES, Iowa – An image of your retina may help Iowa State University researchers determine your risk for Alzheimer’s disease even before other symptoms are detectable. Numerous studies have shown the inner layer of the retina is thinner in people with Alzheimer’s disease. But what if a noninvasive scan could spot changes to the retina… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

How pipeline programs can increase diversity in dentistry – Medical Xpress

2018 graduates of NYU College of Dentistry’s Saturday Academy. Credit: NYU College of Dentistry The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds benefits… Read More »

Why diuretics increase uric acid

So, its consumption is on the rise. If now, what are you waiting for? Bromine intoxication can be treated by giving intravenous saline with either thiazides or Loop diuretics. Overview of nephron function and where thiazide diuretics act. A 2011 study based on the Shanghai Men’s Health Study reported a significant association with protein intake… Read More »