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Mature Focus: Dec. 6

Possible diabetes drug-dementia connection The National Institute on Aging recently awarded Saint Louis University researchers with a grant of $443,636 to pursue an initial study examining a potential link between a first-line diabetes drug, Metformin, and dementia risk. Currently, 30.3 million people – 9.4 percent of the U.S. population – have diabetes which requires treatment. Metformin is the most widely prescribed ...

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Health Capsules: Nov. 1

  Hockey’s impact on the heart Blues fans, take note: Watching a hockey game, either on TV or in the arena, may be hazardous to your health. A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, which looked at the effects of watching high-intensity hockey games on cardiovascular health, found reasons for caution for die-hard hockey fans – especially those with ...

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