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Alzheimer’s disease may contribute to nearly as many deaths as heart disease and cancer, according to a new study, which found that deaths from the disease in the United States were much higher than reported.
Women with a key gene mutation that puts them at higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer appear to significantly cut their risk of dying of the diseases by having their ovaries removed, a new study led by Canadian researchers has found.
An innovative volunteer program aimed at assisting seniors is underway at the Foothills Medical Centre and is helping to prevent the functional and cognitive decline of older patients during a stay in hospital.
Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers have detected microstructural brain damage in male and female varsity hockey players who sustained a concussion -- changes that aren't apparent with standard hospital-based MRI scans.