One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases, according to a report by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care. Presented at the Read More

What Causes My Heel Pain?

While there can be many reasons for heel pain, we as foot and ankle surgeons categorize heel pain into four major causes: plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, bursitis and nerve pain. Diagnosing the specific issue depends Read More

Sleep, Alzheimer’s Link Explained

A good night’s sleep refreshes body and mind, but a poor night’s sleep can do just the opposite. A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Radboud University Medical Centre in the Read More

Tips for Good Eye Health

Eye health is important at any age, beginning with young children. Maintaining eye health starts with scheduling regular screenings and comprehensive eye examinations. Vision screenings and eye exams are critical to detect problems like amblyopia, Read More

Why Do Those With Autism Avoid Eye Contact?

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to look others in the eyes. This avoidance has typically been interpreted as a sign of social and personal indifference, but reports from people with Read More

Fat Tissue Treats Joint Problems

Body fat now can help treat bone joint conditions, including injuries and osteoarthritis — the type of arthritis caused by wear and tear in tissue between joints, which affects 27 million people. A new device Read More

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