Blood-thinning drugs appear to protect against dementia as well as stroke in AF patients

The study also found that there was no difference in dementia prevention between the older blood-thinning drug warfarin and the newer oral anticoagulants.

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Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

The Lyme disease bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, are shown labeled with fluorescent markers.NIH As a kid in rural Connecticut in the early 2000s, Kathleen McWilliams was well acquainted with the danger … Continue reading Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia

A black and white X-ray picture showing a triangular white area on the left side. A circle highlights the area. Credit: James Heilman, MD./Wikipedia A team of Ugandan engineers has … Continue reading Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia