Losing weight benefits your heart, even if it recovers, according to a new study

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new study says shedding extra pounds may benefit your heart, even if you gain some of it back. Obesity is the leading cause of cardiovascular diseases. Circulation’s research review examined the combined results of 124 studies with more than 50,000 people. It found that participants who lost pounds through an intensive … Read more

WHO experts review Covid-19 vaccine guidelines, say healthy children and teenagers at low risk

CNN — Vaccine experts at the World Health Organization have revised their global Covid-19 vaccination recommendations, and healthy children and teenagers may not need to be vaccinated. The updated roadmap is designed to prioritize Covid-19 vaccines for those at highest risk of death and serious illness, according to the World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group … Read more

Individual brain fingerprints may help reveal early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Summary: A new neuroimaging technique allows doctors to visualize subtle brain changes at an individual level in patients with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Source: Medical University of South Carolina Neuroscientists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report Brain connection that they have observed subtle differences in brain function in older adults with preclinical Alzheimer’s … Read more