A widely used class of drugs called anti-cholinergics shows strong evidence of causing cognitive and physical decline in older adults—and yet they are still widely used by seniors. 

 

 

 

 

 

Anti-cholinergic drugs are frequently prescribed for conditions including high bloo...

 

 

 

 

 

A new study has uncovered intriguing connections between levels of different types of saturated fats in the blood and risk of developing type 2 diabetes—adding more data to the growing body of evidence that, contrary to what we’ve been led to believe, saturated fa...

 

 

 

 

Tinnitus, or persistent ringing in the ears, is a widespread but incurable condition that becomes more common in older age—but it appears that heavy coffee drinkers may have some protection against the disease. It is estimated that 50 million Americans have tinnitu...

 

 

The dogma that LDL cholesterol is nothing but bad news—and the multi-billion-dollar statin drug industry that rests on it—is beginning to erode. 

 

For decades, a vocal minority of doctors and nutritionists have argued that there is no such thing as ‘bad’ cholesterol a...

Taking a probiotic every day for at least 8 weeks, either as a food or supplement, can lower your blood pressure, according to a new meta-analysis of all the evidence to date. Writing in the prestigious Hypertension journal of the American Heart Association, researcher...

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