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New study links common condition to a raised risk of dementia – 4.9 million in UK have it

Dementia is a general term for a cluster of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline, such as memory loss. There is currently no cure for dementia but studies continue to deepen our understanding of the risk factors that contribute to it. It has long been known that diabetes is associated with a higher risk of… Read More »

Dementia: A new risk factor has been discovered – and it could affect millions of people

The association was lower for second-degree relatives of individuals with ADHD, i.e. grandparents and uncles and aunts. For example, grandparents of individuals with ADHD had 10 percent increased risk of dementia compared to grandparents of individuals without ADHD. While the study is unable to determine a cause-and-effect relationship, the researchers present several potential explanations that… Read More »

Diabetes diet: The £1 fruit to lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms – Dr Sara

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that causes blood sugar levels to become too high. If you already have diabetes, you could benefit from adding more berries to your diet, according to This Morning‘s Dr Sara. Diabetes is a common medical condition that’s been diagnosed in about five million people across the UK. Type 2… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine: Risk of developing blood clots broken down by age – MHRA latest

There is a mood of triumphalism in Britain that can be ascribed to the successful vaccine rollout. Restrictions continue to be lifted in accordance with the roadmap laid out by the Prime Minister and overwhelmed hospitals are now in the rearview mirror, the latest data suggests. Despite the rosy picture, fears about the coronavirus vaccines… Read More »