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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Most older adults would willingly take fewer medicines

Most Older Adults Would Willingly Take Fewer Medicines

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Most elderly patients taking multiple prescription medications would be willing to reduce their daily pill regimen to minimize their risk of...
Yo-yo dieting tied to heart attacks and strokes, even in healthy people

Yo-yo Dieting Tied to Heart Attacks and Strokes, Even in Healthy...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People with fluctuations in their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar may be more likely to have heart attacks and...
A man crosses a main road as pedestrians carrying food walk along the footpath in central Sydney, Australia

Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People with Severe Obesity

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Old Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults who take care of their heart may be less likely to develop dementia than people who don't focus on...
Moderate 'bad cholesterol' levels tied to early death for healthy people

Moderate ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Levels Tied to Early Death for Healthy People

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Healthy adults who don't keep their LDL-C, or "bad cholesterol," in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease...
More evidence that omega-3 supplements lack heart benefits

More Evidence that Omega-3 Supplements Lack Heart Benefits

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Omega-3 fatty acids have long been touted as heart healthy, but taking them in supplement form does little to protect against...
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