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Could dementia and anemia be linked?

Could dementia and anemia be linked?

A recent study has concluded that people with both higher-than-normal and lower-than-normal levels of hemoglobin have a higher risk of developing dementia as they age. A new paper looks at the link between hemoglobin and dementia risk. Hemoglobin is a protein present in red blood cells. It is responsible for carrying life giving oxygen from […]

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Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Right for You?

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Right for You?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Gaining too much weight during pregnancy can lead to unhealthy post-pregnancy weight for moms, and a higher risk of obesity and related conditions in their children. But not gaining enough weight has consequences, too. Historical studies on children born during times […]

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AHA News: Cigarette Smoke in Pregnancy May Impair Healing of Newborns’ Hearts

AHA News: Cigarette Smoke in Pregnancy May Impair Healing of Newborns’ Hearts

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Exposure to cigarette smoke in utero strongly harms a newborn heart’s ability to repair itself after injury, according to a preliminary study of mice. Findings in animals may not translate to humans, but researchers of the new study hope it helps scientists advance […]

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Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Xanax (alprazolam) review Klonopin (clonazepam) and Xanax (alprazolam) belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines are medications that cause drowsiness (sedation) and inhibition of nerve signals within the brain (central nervous system or CNS). They also are used for sedation during surgery. Both Klonopin and Xanax are prescribed to treat […]

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clomipramine (Anafranil)

clomipramine (Anafranil)

What is the dosage for clomipramine? : Treatment with clomipramine should be started at the lowest recommended dose and increased slowly based on patient response to minimize the risk for side effects. Clomipramine tablets are better tolerated when administered with meals. Which drugs or supplements interact with clomipramine? Patients starting treatment with clomipramine should consult […]

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Another Video Game Risk to Watch Out For

Another Video Game Risk to Watch Out For

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Video games carry labels with an age-related rating, typically based on the level of violence, strong language and sexual content. But that’s not the only guideline to consider. An industry group called the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) sets the […]

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CDC Renews Pledge to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa

CDC Renews Pledge to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a show of support for international efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), U.S. health officials said Thursday that they remain committed to helping stem the spread of the deadly virus. The outbreak was declared a […]