AAFA Explains Potential Halloween Hazards for Kids With Food Allergies
First drug that can slow Alzheimer's dementia
Ingredient label loopholes, candy packaging practices and cross-contact with allergens can put children with food allergies at risk for Halloween. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America releases guides and tools to help parents keep their children with food allergies safe from accidental ingestion and potential severe allergic reactions.
Nourianz Now Available in US as Add-on to Carbidopa/Levodopa to Treat Parkinson’s Off Periods
A US drug company says it has created the first therapy that could slow Alzheimer's disease, and it is now ready to bring it to market.
Breast cancer vaccine could be available in 8 years, says Mayo Clinic
Nourianz (istradefylline) tablets are now available in the United States as an add-on treatment for off periods in Parkinson’s disease patients on a carbidopa/levodopa regimen.
Gout Drug May Protect Against Chronic Kidney Disease
Clinical trials of an immunotherapy treatment for breast cancer showed positive signs, and the researchers hope to move to larger trials in coming years.
A Meditation for Easing Into Sleep
Allopurinol (multiple brands), used to manage gout, may protect against chronic kidney disease
Colon cancer misdiagnosis in younger adults is a concern, study suggests
The more you try to force sleep, the less likely you are to achieve it. Explore this guided meditation to let go of stubborn thoughts and get a full night's rest.
‘ParkinSong’ and Other Song Therapy Programs May Help Preserve Speech
"It's an overlooked population because they're younger and usually tend to be healthy," said Dr. Ronit Yarden, lead author of the research and director of medical affairs at the nonprofit Colorectal Cancer Alliance, a patient advocacy organization in Washington
An Overview of Celiac Disease
Intensive singing interventions have the potential to increase vocal loudness, respiratory muscle strength, and voice-related quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, a study suggests.
Awareness of celiac disease is improving dramatically as more people speculate that gluten could be at the root of their health problems.