Is flying safe with the coronavirus? How to reduce your risk on planes

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Unfortunately taking a flight does carry risk of Covid infection, due to the close proximity you’ll spend indoors with many people. And it’s not just the flight, but also the process of getting to and from the airports. However, as this pandemic wanes on, many people will need to fly for one reason or another. Therefore this article will … Read more Is flying safe with the coronavirus? How to reduce your risk on planes

New blood test shows great promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

For many years, the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s has been based on the characterization of amyloid plaques and tau tangles in the brain, typically after a person dies. An inexpensive and widely available blood test for the presence of plaques and tangles would have a profound impact on Alzheimer’s research and care. According to the new … Read more New blood test shows great promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

Nation and McIntosh were able to analyze 10 years

Nation says that this study may be the first to compare the rate of developing the pathology for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia among people with normal glucose levels, with pre-diabetes, or people with type 2 diabetes — both treated and untreated. For the study, the scientists were comparing the “tau pathology” — the progression of … Read more Nation and McIntosh were able to analyze 10 years