Tag Archives: Blood

Blood pressure control could slow age-related brain damage

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,1 1 in 3 American adults (about 75 million people) have high blood pressure, and about 46% have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke,2 kidney disease3 and dementia.4 With regard to dementia, previous research5… Read More »

Medical News Today: Designing a blood test that can predict lifespan

The ability to predict how long someone is likely to live would help doctors tailor treatment plans. A new study looking at biomarkers in the blood concludes that more accurately estimating mortality might soon be possible. Researchers analyze blood in the search for markers of mortality risk. As it stands, doctors can predict mortality within… Read More »

Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms arise

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains. Now, a blood test to detect such early brain changes has moved one step closer to clinical use. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis… Read More »

Using Vacuum Cleaner Hose to ‘Suck’ Out the Menstrual Blood to End Periods Sooner Is the New Dangerous Trend; Here’s Why It’s a Stupid Idea!

Using vacuum to clear periods soon (Photo Credits: File photo) It is 2019, and while we expected to have flying cars around us, what we have are advisories circulating for some women to not insert weird and dangerous stuff into their vaginas. After the viral trend of inserting parsley into the vagina to induce periods… Read More »