101, 2020

Light Therapy May Brighten Alzheimer’s Disease Outcomes

Todd Murphy Medscape Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Light therapy is commonly used in Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which also has an association with a lack of Vitamin D although NICE says that it’s not clear if it’s effective. People with [...]

101, 2020

Do PPIs Increase the Risk for Renal Damage or Mortality?

Medscape Tejas P. Desai, MD Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a very commonly prescribed drug (also available over the counter), for symptoms such as Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD). Used, in the short term, they can [...]

101, 2020

AHA Advisory OKs Eating Cholesterol in Moderation

Medscape Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Modern medicine is slowly updating their advice regarding eating foods that contain cholesterol. For at least 20 years their advice was to significantly limit cholesterol containing foods, such as eggs, [...]

2412, 2019

Restful night ‘cuts risk’ of heart attack

Tom Whipple Science Editor The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “I have written on the importance of trying to achieve a “good night’s sleep” before, but thought I’d add to the evidence of how important adequate sleep is. The study [...]