This is your brain having a migraine

On the left, an arrow points to cerebral microbleeds recorded in the left temporal lobe in a case of migraine with aura. On the right, the arrow points to another possible abnormality on the same side of the microbleeds. Image: RSNA and Wilson Xu New research seems to offer the best look yet at how … Read more

Diabetes drug linked to lower risk of dementia, study finds

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) New research this week is the latest to suggest that some drugs intended to treat type 2 diabetes may also help prevent high-risk dementia groups. The study found that older people who took a relatively older class of anti-diabetic drugs were less likely to develop dementia than those who took other common … Read more

Common Stomach Disease May Help Cause Crohn’s Disease, Study Suggests

An illustration of norovirus particles. Illustration: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A nasty but short-lived stomach flu can have lasting consequences for a few unlucky ones. Researchers have found evidence in mice and human cells that infection with norovirus can cause Crohn’s disease in people who are already genetically predisposed to it. The findings may also help scientists … Read more

An implant made from pig skin restored 19 people’s eyesight in recent study

The implant developed by scientists at Link√∂ping University.Photo: Thor Balkhed/Link√∂ping University A team of scientists say they’We’ve found a new way to help people with damaged corneas: biotech implants made from pig skin. In findings from a small clinical trial published this month, the implants were shown to restore people’s vision for up to two … Read more

What you need to know about recurring headaches after COVID

Photo: red stock (Shutterstock) If you’ve been infected with COVID in the past few months, you may still be experiencing symptoms. In a certain proportion of people an infection can turn into: Ithe COVID, which can include a wide variety of respiratory, neurological, digestive, and musculoskeletal problems that can last for weeks, months, or years. … Read more