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Drugs slow down Alzheimer’s but can they really make a difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug has modestly slowed the inevitable worsening of the brain disease, researchers reported Tuesday, but it’s not clear how much difference it could make in people’s lives. What you need to know New data shows experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slows inevitable worsening of brain disease The next question is how much difference …

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NYC Mayor Orders NYPD, FDNY To Inadvertently Commit People With ‘Mental Health Crises’

item NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the NYPD, FDNY and other city agencies will begin forcing homeless people who are determined to be suffering a “mental health crisis” off the streets and subway system. They will be taken to the hospital for an evaluation even if they refuse to go …

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Floyd Co. Representative talks amputation, mental health after shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – It has been nearly five months since an ambush-style shooting claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers and a K-9, as well as injuring several others. Floyd County Deputy Darrin Lawson was one of the men injured, shot in the leg, just below the knee. For more than four …

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UofL study finds link between mental health and heart disease

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A new study led by the University of Louisville has found a connection between psychological well-being and risk factors for heart disease. The UofL researchers concluded that good general mental health corresponds to fewer risk factors for cardiovascular disease. What you need to know A new study conducted at the University of …

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General practitioners write an open letter to the Minister of Health requesting an urgent solution for family doctor services

The open letter to Health Minister Andrew Little described general practice services as “stretched and under threat”. Photo: 123rf GPs have written an open letter to the Minister of Health calling for immediate action to put GP services at the forefront. It is part of a campaign by the General Practice Owners’ Association (GenPro), whose …

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Southern Towers residents and activists protest rising rents and lingering health problems

Organizers outside Southern Towers lead residents in protest against CIM Group (Staff photo by Vernon Miles) At a rally outside Southern Towers (4901 Seminary Road), residents and community activists shared stories of rent hikes and poor living conditions, shouting slogans against property owner CIM Group. CIM Group purchased the buildings in 2020. Relations between tenants …

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USDA program withholds extra COVID-era cash for fruits and vegetables

U.S. agriculture officials on Thursday proposed changes to the federal program that helps pay grocery bills for low-income pregnant women, infants and toddlers, including extending an increase in payments for permitted fresh fruits and vegetables during the COVID-19 pandemic. What you need to know US agriculture officials on Thursday proposed changes to the federal program …

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Realign holiday health with The Joint Chiropractic’s “Back Friday” offers

– Buy a care package and get up to four free visits – SCOTTSDALE, Arizona., November 14, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The holidays, with all the preparations, holidays and gifts, can be equal parts of peace and joy mixed with stress and anxiety. To support the body during chaotic travel experiences, long shopping trips …

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Cardiac Electrophysiologists Explain Atrial Fibrillation Risk Factors and Treatment Options | McLaren health care news

November 13, 2022 Author: Erin Thomson If you are experiencing episodes of rapid heartbeat or extreme flicker, you may have a serious condition called atrial fibrillation, which is often referred to as atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia treated. An arrhythmia is when the heart beats too slowly, too …

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