Do Lifestyle and Genetics Play a Role in the Development of Dementia?

Comparison of a normal aged brain and brain with Alzheimer's

Around the globe, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are a major challenge to the people suffering from it, their families, and the communities in which they reside. To add to the situation, there are limited remedies available to prevent and treat the dreaded disease, not to mention the underlying causes, which are debated by … Read more

Recent Research Sparks Change in PSA Screening Recommendations

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes

According to recent research by a team of scientists based in the United Kingdom, men with the BRCA gene mutation face an increased risk of prostate cancer. For this reason, researchers are advocating prostate cancer screening for men with this particular gene defect, despite criticism of this type of cancer screening, particularly with the Prostate … Read more