Concussions more than double the risk of dementia – whether the sufferer lost consciousness or not, a new study warns. The study, published today by the University of California, San Francisco, tracked more than 350,000 US veterans for four years, showing even the most mild injuries sewed the seeds for brain diseasesRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are urging people to take precautions against tick bites now that warmer weather has arrived. The small, blood-sucking creatures can transmit a number of diseases that cause fever and flu-like symptoms. The Indiana State Department of Health says more than 250 tick-borne illness casesRead More →

A genetic variant that had helped early humans to adapt to cold weather may be contributing to migrane headcahes in certain populations today, according to a new study. Migraine is a debilitating neurological disorder that affects millions worldwide. The percentage of people who suffer from the disorder varies across humanRead More →