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With age comes hearing loss and a greater risk of cognitive decline

Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing loss. One unanswered question has been to what degree hearing impairment intersects with and influences age-related cognitive decline. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of… Read More »

In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The best DESSERT to prevent blood sugar spikes and lower diabetes risk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] TYPE 2 diabetes sufferers are advised to limit their sugar intake in order to prevent complications from occurring. While this might mean holding back on eating desserts every day, there is one creamy treat that has been shown to lower diabetes risk. Daily Express :: Health Feed