Today's Health News

CDC: 2021 to 2022 Saw Increase in U.S. Life Expectancy

Increase in life expectancy seen for males and females and for American Indian and Alaska Native, Hispanic, Black, Asian, White populations

Coronary Heart Disease, Especially With Early Onset, Linked to Dementia

Younger age of onset linked to higher risks for incident all-cause dementia, Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia

Polygenic Predisposition to Short Sleep Linked to Depression

No association seen for polygenic score for depression with overall sleep duration, short sleep, or long sleep

Ubrogepant Beneficial for Treating Migraine During the Prodrome

Absence of moderate or severe headache reported in 46 and 29 percent of prodrome events that had been treated with ubrogepant, placebo

Acoustic Stimulation Improves Postconcussive Symptoms

No difference seen in symptom reduction with linking tones to brain electrical activity versus random tones

Aquatic High-Intensity Interval Training Aids Exercise Capacity for Chronic Conditions

Benefits similar to land-based high-intensity interval training

Whole Grain Consumption Linked to Slower Global Cognitive Decline

For African Americans, those in highest quintile of whole grain consumption had slower decline in global cognition, perceptual speed, episodic memory

Food Insecurity in Seniors Linked to Increased Risk for Dementia

Lower memory levels and faster age-related memory decline also seen in association with low, very low food security

Mild Cognitive Impairment Underdiagnosed

Only 0.1 percent of clinicians and practices have diagnosis rates within the expected range

Gantenerumab Does Not Slow Clinical Decline in Early Alzheimer Disease

Two trials show lower amyloid plaque burden with gantenerumab versus placebo at 116 weeks