Month: September 2019

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Fluctuating Blood Pressure Negatively Impacts Alzheimer’s

Republished from MedicalNewsToday.com Just as researchers look for factors that increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, they are also interested in finding out which factors may hasten the rate of cognitive decline in people who already have this condition. Fluctuating blood pressure could be one of them, a new study suggests. In 2018, a study published in the journal Neurology found that older individuals with high blood pressure were more likely to have toxic tangles of protein in their brains …

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Diabetes Less Likely For Taller People

Republished from MedicalNewsToday.com New research from Germany has found that taller people have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Height may influence people’s diabetes risk, new research suggests. For every 10 centimeters (cms) of additional height, there was a 41% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in males and 33% in females, according to the recent Diabetologia study. The researchers had adjusted the results to remove the potential effects of age, education, lifestyle, and waist size on diabetes risk. They suggest that the inverse relationship between …

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