New & Now: Brain functioning may decline after age 45, plus more of the latest health news
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Brain functioning may decline after age 45
New researched published in The British Medical Journal suggests memory, reasoning and comprehension skills can start to decline at age 45’15 years sooner than previous research found. Despite these findings, researchers emphasized the importance of good cardiovascular heath in preventing early onset of dementia and rapid cognitive decline. | CBC News
Does the HPV vaccine deter from safe sex?
According to U.S. researchers, it may. Of the girls surveyed, 23.6 percent believed their risk of contracting STIs to be lower if they received the HPV vaccination, and 3.8 percent said getting the vaccine meant they no longer needed to be concerned about safe sex. | The Globe and Mail
New cream could cure some skin cancers
A new technique created by Italian researchers could work to cure tumours caused by some of the most common skin cancers. The new treatment is in the form of a radioactive cream, and can be completed in as little as two hours. However, the new cream is not effective on melanoma’the most deadly form of skin cancer. | Daily Mail