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Dementia risk: Five-minute scan 'can predict cognitive decline'

A five-minute scan could be used to spot people at risk of dementia before symptoms appear, researchers claim. Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the necks of more than 3,000 people and monitored them over the next 15 years. They found those with the most intense pulses went on to experience… Read More »

Rheumatoid arthritis warning – do your eyes look like this? How to reveal risk

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term joint condition that affects around 400,000 people in the UK. It’s an autoimmune condition, where the body’s immune system accidentally attacks the healthy lining of the joints. The condition can lead to swelling, joint pain and having warm, red skin over the affected areas. You could also be at risk… Read More »