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Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease

The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease increases with age. Susanne Wegmann of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Berlin and colleagues have uncovered a possible cause for this connection: Certain molecules involved in the disease, termed tau-proteins, spread more easily in the aging brain. This has been determined in laboratory experiments. The current… Read More »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Over 160,000 pounds of E. coli contaminated ground beef recalled, 177 people reported ill

The CDC issued an urgent warning about the recent ground beef recall (Photo By: Adobe) An E. coli outbreak has resulted in a recall of 160,000 pounds of ground beef after 177 people have become sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the recall on Friday (April 26), stating the reported cases of… Read More »