Eyes could provide early warning of Alzheimer’s

Eyes could provide early warning of Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million people aged 65 or older in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Given the aging population, that number is expected to reach 13.8 million by 2050, according to a recent article published in...
Hospitals in Latin America buckling under coronavirus strain

Hospitals in Latin America buckling under coronavirus strain

Hospitals in parts of Latin America are beginning to buckle under the strain of coronavirus, with experts warning that health systems in five Brazilian states are falling apart and the head of Peru’s Covid-19 taskforce admitting that the country is “in bad shape”, as...
Study identifies gene that helps regulate cholesterol levels

Study identifies gene that helps regulate cholesterol levels

Cholesterol has several vital functions in the human body. For instance, the molecule is a component of cell membranes, and the body needs it to make vitamin D and some hormones. This article was published in the Medical News Today website last week. However,...