Blood Pressure Hormone Promotes Obesity

New research by University of Iowa scientists helps explain how a hormone system often targeted to treat cardiovascular disease can also lower metabolism and promote obesity. The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) controls blood pressure and is Read More

Keep Driving On

In older adults, declining health is a major reason they stop driving. But when they stop driving, what impact does this have on their subsequent health and well-being? A new review of published studies indicates Read More

Poor Physical Performance and Dementia

Poor physical performance was linked with an increased risk of developing dementia in a study of individuals aged 90 and older who were followed for an average of 2.6 years. After controlling for various factors, Read More

The Power of Zinc Lozenges

While getting a cold may not be your main concern during summer, there’s still a risk. There’s good news?Zinc acetate lozenges may reduce the duration of the common cold by nearly 3 days, according to Read More

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