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Pioneering Alzheimer’s drug could be ‘beginning of the end’ for disease

A drug that slows Alzheimer's disease and reduces memory decline could be "the beginning of the end" for the disease, scientists say. Lecanemab is a...

Her grandmother’s battle with dementia led this Singaporean scientist to develop a test to detect early stages

EARLY DIAGNOSIS IS A GAME CHANGER "There is a high prevalence of patients with dementia, and a high proportion of them are diagnosed at a...

Veganism on the rise among the health-conscious in Japan

Vegans in Japan find life much easier with a wide variety of foods to choose from, including specialty items such as "pork bone" ramen...

COVID-19 tracker: Hokkaido reports record 58 deaths as cases rise nationwide

Hokkaido reported 58 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, a record number in the prefecture, in an alarming sudden rise in deaths from the coronavirus. A...

Toddler suffers back pain, doctors discover his brain was too big for his skull

<!-- -->Doctors said Lenny needs decompression surgeryLenny, a two-year-old toddler, was diagnosed with a brain disorder after telling her mother that his back hurt....

Why 1 doctor is more concerned with flu than COVID this winter

(NewsNation) — Swirling cases of a trio of respiratory illnesses have swamped some hospitals, and at least one infectious disease expert says COVID-19 may...

No ‘immediate plans’ for the army to close gaps in the NHS to ease the sting of strikes

A The cabinet minister has insisted there are no "immediate plans" for the army to step in to help the NHS...

COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo reports 5,767 new cases

Tokyo reported 5,767 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, about 1,148 more than a week earlier. Seven fatalities were recently confirmed, while the number of seriously...

NHS England to speed up prostate medicine that could extend survival by years

A prostate cancer drug that can extend survival by years will be fast tracked by the NHS. About 9,000 men with advanced disease will be...

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