Chelation therapy has long been scorned by many in the medical community as quackery. But after a major study seemed to question that hardline view, the alternative health treatment is once again going under the microscope.
A large study of the health records of 2.8 million people in Denmark offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger.
It takes a lot of guts to enter a chili pepper-eating contest. It takes even more guts to face “the reaper,” the Carolina Reaper, said to be the hottest pepper in the world and not have your head explode from the pain.
Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease - basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.
Researchers from Canada, the U.S. and Europe say they have developed a simple test, much like the commonplace Pap smear to detect potentially deadly cancers of the uterus, womb and ovaries earlier than ever.