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  • New blood test may help with cardiovascular issues
    Heart disease is one of the most common and deadly issues that we deal with as we age. More tests are coming out that help us foresee problems and have a more preventative approach to this problem. "A new type of blood test may help physicians identify which patients with and without evidence of coronary blockages are at risk for heart attacks and strokes. Even individuals with normal levels of lo...
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  • New program in New York City nursing home helps patients with medical marijuana
    Alternative medicine has always been an option for pain. As our national marijuana laws become more lenient, some senior care facilities are trying new methods for aches and pains. "Ruth Brunn finally said yes to marijuana. She is 98. She pops a green pill filled with cannabis oil into her mouth with a sip of vitamin water. Then Ms. Brunn, who has neuropathy, settles back in her wheelchair and wai...
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  • Caregiving in today's world
    Life is full of unexpected turns and as we get older we sometimes find ourselves providing care to a loved one, sometimes sooner than expected. These are stories of a few families around the country. "It was August, and Gina Rinehart was preparing for another school year as a special-education teacher in Hemet, Calif., when she got the call: Her father, Floyd Hall, was facing surgery to remove a t...
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  • Research indicates a link between concussions and Alzheimer's disease
    Head trauma has always been view as a potential to long term health issues, and now consussions seem to be something that may trigger Alzheimer's. "New research has found concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition. The findings, which appear in the journal Brain, show promise for detecting the influenc...
  • Caregivers to our loved ones, who will take care of them.
    "Some 40 million Americans give daily help to a parent, grandparent, relative or neighbor, assisting with basic things like dressing, bathing, cooking, medications or transportation" A noble task that is rarely awarded and recognized. A growing issues in our country and soon a solution will be needed. "Every day, they help a parent, grandparent, relative or neighbor with basic needs: dressing, bat...
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  • Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds highest risk of hear attacks
    Gender and socioeconomic factors play a major role in US statistics and frequency rates for heart disease. "Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found. Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health examined data from 22 million people from North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. I...
  • Acupuncture for chronic pain and depression
    Holistic approach to certain illnesses has been effective for a thousands of years. Now it seems to be working for new issues as well. "Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression. In a report published in the National Institute for Health Research (NI...
  • Transplanted neurons can help post stroke damaged brains
    Progress is coming along in a new way restoring damaged brain neurons after stroke by transplanting new healthy neurons into the brain. "Today, a stroke usually leads to permanent disability -- but in the future, the stroke-injured brain could be reparable by replacing dead cells with new, healthy neurons, using transplantation. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have taken a step in that di...
  • Sunlight Helps Infection fighting Cells
    New studies have found another beneficial link to sunlight exposure. "Sunlight allows us to make vitamin D, credited with healthier living, but a surprise research finding could reveal another powerful benefit of getting some sun. Georgetown University Medical Center researchers have found that sunlight, through a mechanism separate than vitamin D production, energizes T cells that play a central ...
  • Vitamin D Improves Bacteria in Our Guts.
    Vitamin D is well known for its benefits to our skin and mood. "It is well known that a diet high in fat can trigger a metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that pose as risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Scientists have now discovered that vitamin D deficiency is necessary for this syndrome to progress in mice, with underlying disturbances in gut bacteria. If these findings can be va...
  • HIV Patients at Higher Risk For Hearth Attacks
    HIV infection wears down the body and immune system in various ways. The rist of heart attack also seems to be higher. "Current methods to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke vastly underestimate the risk in individuals with HIV, which is nearly double that of the general population, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. "The actual risk of heart attack for people with HIV was roughl...
  • Hospitals Are Hotbeds For Disease Causing Germs
    Hospitals take extensive measures to keep all the rooms, areas and equipments as clean as pissible, but a recent study found that this task is harder then it seems. "Hospital rooms, not just the patients in them, can spread germs through contact with health care personnel, a Duke Health study reports. "This study is a good wake-up call that health care personnel need to concentrate on the idea th...
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps With Chronic Back, Leg Pain
    Various stimulation of the spinal cord is showing to have possitive sign on reducing chronic back and leg pain. "For patients with severe, chronic back and leg pain, a new high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technique provides superior clinical outcomes, compared to conventional low-frequency SCS, reports a clinical trial in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Cong...
  • Various Stimulation of Neurons Could Help Prevent Brain Damage
    Patients suffering from various forms of brain damage can recieve help with a new method to help prevent more damage. "A breakthrough in understanding how brain damage spreads -- and how it could potentially be limited -- has been made through a collaboration between neuroscientists and engineers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Dundee. They have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism in t...
  • MS Drug May Help With Physical Disability
    Sometimes different medcial drugs may have beneficial effects on various parts of our bodies. "A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), alemtuzumab, was found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by the disease, according to new research published in the October 12, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, a medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Because it can cause seri...
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