Sunday, October 2, 2022

Health

Today: heart disease and dementia, smart homes and aging

Over a 12 year period, initially dementia-free participants were observed for cognitive decline. If a participant had two or more cardiometabolic diseases, it was found it accelerated the onset of dementia by approximately two years.

Medical Racism: What Was the Tuskegee Experiment?

The Tuskegee experiment was a study run starting in 1932 on Black men in America. They were studied for treatable diseases without being provided with the well-known treatments.