Tag Archives: Disease

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer’s. Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems are normal and not.  Other causes for memory problems can include aging, medical conditions, emotional problems, mild cognitive… Read More »

Research is ‘urgently needed’ on heart muscle disease in children, according to UB chair of AHA writing group

Though rare, these conditions cause some of the worst outcomes in pediatric cardiology, according to AHA scientific statement published in Circulation BUFFALO, N.Y. — Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »