Tag Archives: Prevent

Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might.

Donna Kaye Hill realized that her 80-year-old mother was faltering cognitively when her phone suddenly stopped working. When Ms. Hill called the phone company, “they told me she hadn’t paid her bill in three months.” Finding other alarming evidence of memory gaps, she took her mother, Katie, to a memory clinic. A geriatrician there diagnosed… Read More »

Doctors trying to prevent recurrent miscarriages were misguided in looking only at women

Faulty sperm may be the reason why women suffer multiple miscarriages, scientists suspect, after finding that men whose partners struggle to carry a child to term have more DNA errors. Researchers at Imperial College investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had experienced three or more consecutive miscarriages. After comparing the results with… Read More »

Widowed father works with congresswoman on legislation to prevent maternal deaths

Sitting in the hospital room, mother and newborn baby were sound asleep. “I was overjoyed. I remember thinking my family is complete,” Charles Johnson told ABC News. But then he looked down and saw his wife Kira’s catheter turn pink and then red with blood. April 12, 2016 was supposed to be a joyous day… Read More »