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FRAX fracture risk assessmen ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health FRAX fracture risk assessment tool output can now be modified by TBS FRAX, launched by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases in 2008, calculates 10-year ... Read on »
Search engine self-diagnosis ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Search engine self-diagnosis and 'cyberchondria' Dr Guido Zuccon researched the effectiveness of 'Dr Google.' QUT research is aiming to improve search engines after findi ... Read on »
Accelerated brain aging in t ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Accelerated brain aging in type 1 diabetes related to cognitive complications Trevor Orchard. Credit: Tom Altany The brains of people with type 1 diabetes show signs of ... Read on »
Dengue cases soar in Brazil, ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Dengue cases soar in Brazil, as death toll climbs Cases of dengue have soared in Brazil where the disease has caused 229 fatalities this year, the Health Ministry said Mo ... Read on »
Vitamin D toxicity rare in p ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Vitamin D toxicity rare in people who take supplements, researchers report Over the last decade, numerous studies have shown that many Americans have low vitamin D leve ... Read on »
Walking an extra two minutes ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Walking an extra two minutes each hour may offset hazards of sitting too long Credit: Vera Kratochvil/public domainA new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activ ... Read on »
High-tech 'Smart Care' apart ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High-tech 'Smart Care' apartment aims to improve health care for seniors UT Arlington Computer Science and Engineering Professors Manfred Huber and Gergely Zaruba test fl ... Read on »
Lifestyle advice for would-b ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Lifestyle advice for would-be centenariansFor the past 50 years, researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have followed the health of 855 Gothenburg men born in 1913. Now that the ... Read on »
Study finds cardiorespirator ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study finds cardiorespiratory fitness contributes to successful brain aging Left hemisphere of J. Piłsudski's brain, lateral view. Cardiorespiratory fitness may posit ... Read on »
A note of caution about heal ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A note of caution about health apps There's a running joke that if you check your symptoms on the Internet, it will probably diagnose you with cancer.29 april 2015--But ... Read on »
The art of maintaining cogni ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The art of maintaining cognitive health as our brains age Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those don't get neurological disease, according to an Ins ... Read on »
Major pathway identified in ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Major pathway identified in nerve cell death offers hope for therapies Axon degeneration (top), caused by nerve injury or disease, depletes the energy supply within axons, ... Read on »
Studies reveal severe diabet ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Studies reveal severe diabetes worsens Parkinson's symptomsA pair of studies from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania demonstrate a correlation ... Read on »
Long-term exposure to air po ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Long-term exposure to air pollution may pose risk to brain structure, cognitive functions Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on m ... Read on »
Cancer diagnoses will rise a ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cancer diagnoses will rise as population ages Cancer is a leading cause of death in Virginia and researchers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Pu ... Read on »
Using smartphones to avoid s ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Using smartphones to avoid spatial disorientation of elderly Researchers from UPM have used new technologies of mobile network operators to locate and send alerts when ... Read on »
Age, creatinine, ejection fr ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Age, creatinine, ejection fraction predict post-MI survival 22 april 2015—A simple age, creatinine, and ejection fraction (ACEF) score can predict one-year mortality ri ... Read on »
Is the amyloid hypothesis th ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Is the amyloid hypothesis the right path to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease? There is both risk and reward in focusing Alzheimer's disease research on inhibiting ... Read on »
8 nutrients to protect the a ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 8 nutrients to protect the aging brain 20 april 2015--Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP stud ... Read on »
Turning back the clock on Pa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Turning back the clock on Parkinson's David Higgins was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease years after his initial symptoms appeared. Credit: Ryan Parks/UC San Diego Health ... Read on »