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Dementia: The hot drink shown to help lower your risk of developing the condition

Dementia is an umbrella term for a cluster of symptoms associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning that tends to affect people as they age, but it is not a natural part of ageing. Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological disorder characterised by memory loss and cognitive decline, is the most common form of dementia. While… Read More »

Can Mushrooms Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

A long-term study of more than 36,000 Japanese men published in the International Journal of Cancer revealed that men who consume mushrooms are less likely to develop prostate cancer, reports Tohoku University. Using two cohorts of Japanese men between ages 40 and 79, researchers monitored participants in 1990 and 1994 with follow-ups in 2014 and… Read More »

Hospitals face rising risk of sophisticated cyberattacks

Increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks will pose significant threats to hospitals’ operations and revenues, as well as risks to patient safety that will expose more hospitals to malpractice accusations and lawsuits, according to a recent report by credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service. Small hospitals that lack resources and modern technology will be the most vulnerable to… Read More »