Controlling High Cholesterol: 5 Drinks to Lower High Cholesterol – Checklist | Health news

Controlling High Cholesterol: 5 Drinks to Lower High Cholesterol – Checklist |  Health news

High Cholesterol Diet: Elevated cholesterol significantly increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Globally, a third of coronary heart disease can be attributed to high cholesterol, according to the World Health Organization. LDL cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) is referred to as “bad” cholesterol, it makes up most of the cholesterol in our body. A high … Read more

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Many neurodegenerative diseases or conditions that result from the loss of function or death of brain cells remain largely incurable. Most available treatments target only one of the many processes that can lead to neurodegeneration, which may not be effective in completely resolving disease symptoms or progression, if at all. But what if researchers harnessed … Read more

The flu vaccine appears to be a very good match for circulating strains, the CDC says

The flu vaccine appears to be a very good match for circulating strains, the CDC says

This year’s flu shots appear to be a “very good match” with circulating strains, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky at Monday’s press conference. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON – This year’s flu shots appear to be a “very good match” with the circulating strains, … Read more

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Many neurodegenerative diseases or conditions that result from the loss of function or death of brain cells remain largely incurable. Most available treatments target only one of the many processes that can lead to neurodegeneration, which may not be effective in completely resolving disease symptoms or progression, if at all. But what if researchers harnessed … Read more

Prostate cancer screening with PSA and MRI followed by targeted biopsy only

Prostate cancer screening with PSA and MRI followed by targeted biopsy only

Abstract Background Prostate cancer screening is burdened by a high rate of overdiagnosis. The most appropriate algorithm for population screening is unknown. Methods Download the research summary in PDF format. We invited 37,887 men aged 50 to 60 years for regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening. Participants with a PSA level of 3 ng per milliliter … Read more

Will masking be required in Sacramento, CA? What we know

Will masking be required in Sacramento, CA?  What we know

Shoppers, some with masks and some without, ride an escalator at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento in February 2022. Renee C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com Some health professionals are recommending masks again as several respiratory viruses are circulating this winter season and COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise in California. In Yolo County, the Health … Read more