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Could Gut Bacteria Be Linked to Dementia Risk?

For the study, Dr. Naoki Saji and colleagues at the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology in Obu, Aichi, Japan, analyzed stool samples from 128 older adults — with and without dementia. In general, the investigators found, dementia patients had higher concentrations of certain compounds — including ammonia, indole and phenol — but lower levels… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »

Arcadia.io to debut risk capture app at HIMSS19

At the upcoming HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition, health IT vendor Arcadia.io will introduce the Arcadia Health Risk Assessment, what the company describes as a smart annual wellness visit application for accurate risk capture. “Accurate risk capture is vital to success in risk-based contracts, determining whether an organization will have enough funding to sustain its… Read More »