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The US is losing ground in the battle against heart disease, study finds

The US is losing ground in the battle against heart disease: Obesity is driving up deaths from heart attack, stroke and diabetes, study suggests The proportion of deaths caused by heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and stroke – cardiometabolic disease – have increased since 2011  Heart disease, stroke and diabetes deaths leveled off after 2010 while… Read More »

Researchers present first clinical proof that individual genotypes determine if Alzheimer’s disease drugs will work

UB researchers’ insights into a target that succeeded in animals but failed in humans reveal a new paradigm for screening Alzheimer’s drugs BUFFALO — University at Buffalo researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75% of the population is a key reason why a class of drugs for Alzheimer’s disease seemed promising in… Read More »