THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery can change a person’s life and health, but new research warns it might also come with a slight risk of developing epilepsy. People who had the surgery had a 45% relative increased risk of developing epilepsy, compared with people who didContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay) — Japanese drugmaker Eisai on Wednesday said its experimental drug lecanemab helped slow thinking declines among people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings from a phase 3 clinical trial have yet to be peer-reviewed in any medical journal. But according to aContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People who work in manufacturing, welding and chemical operations and are exposed to hazardous chemicals may face a higher risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study found. “This study shows that certain occupational settings and exposures increase one’s chances ofContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Scientists have been looking to the microbiome, and its numerous gut bacteria, as an area of research with plenty of potential for finding connections to various diseases. Now, scientists have found evidence of significant differences between the gut bacteria of individuals who haveContinue Reading