Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness

Extreme daytime sleepiness is often a top symptom of Alzheimer’s disease but what, exactly, causes it? New research finally brings us an answer. A specific type of protein may cause daytime sleepiness in people with Alzheimer’s, according to a recent study. Many people with Alzheimer’s disease have a tendency to

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Medical News Today: Plant based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%

New research adds to the mounting body of evidence that eating more plant based foods and fewer animal ones may contribute to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. Eating more vegetables and less meat contributes to a healthy heart, new research suggests. Not only is eating fewer animal products good

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Medical News Today: Air pollution may raise atherosclerosis, heart disease death risk

New research examines the link between exposure to air pollution and the risk of coronary artery calcification among Chinese adults. A new study provides additional evidence that pollution may affect our cardiovascular health. Studies have linked air pollution with the risk of developing a range of conditions, from neurological disorders

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Medical News Today: Diabetes: Some antidepressants reduce death risk

Depression and diabetes are two major causes of early death — particularly when they co-occur. Researchers have found that taking certain antidepressants may reduce mortality risk. Certain antidepressants are linked with lower death rates among people with diabetes and depression. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death worldwide. According

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Medical News Today: Red meat and death risk: Study offers new insights

People who increased their red meat intake over 8 years had a higher death risk in the following 8 years than people whose meat intake stayed the same. Conversely, decreasing meat intake and replacing it with more healthful alternatives reduced death risk. Eating red meat can raise the risk of

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