• Bladder bacteria vary in women with common forms of incontinence
    Women with common forms of urinary incontinence have various bacteria in their bladder, according to data. Researchers also found that some of these bacteria may differ based on their incontinence type.
  • High serum fatty acid protects against brain abnormalities
    According to a new study, high long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content in blood may lower the risk of small brain infarcts and other brain abnormalities in the elderly. In the Cardiovascular Health Study in the USA, 3,660 people aged 65 and older underwent brain scans to detect so called silent brain infarcts, or small lesions in the brain that can cause loss of thinking skills, dementia and stroke. Scans were performed again five years later on 2,313 of the participants.