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Hidden high blood pressure risk revealed

Thousands of Australians may have high blood pressure but not know it, despite having the tests. The results of a new study have identified the condition of “masked hypertension” – when high blood pressure isn’t identified in clinical tests – in approximately one in five participants. “These results clearly suggest we need to make changes… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer’s?

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis often relies on signs of memory problems. However, these issues usually do not appear until years after the disease has taken hold. A new smartphone game is using spatial navigation to detect Alzheimer’s before it is too late. A simple game that people can play on their smartphones could help detect Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Can Daily Consumption of Meat Increase Colorectal Cancer Risk?

For some time, cancer organizations have recommended diets that limit processed and red meat because consumption of these foods is linked to cancer. Now, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology reveals that even folks who follow guidelines may have a slightly increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, reports Cancer Research UK.… Read More »