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Fundamental research is pavi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Fundamental research is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart disease Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in s ... Read on »
One in three cases of Alzhei ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health One in three cases of Alzheimer's worldwide potentially preventable, new estimate suggests A third of Alzheimer's disease cases worldwide can be attributed to risk facts ... Read on »
Living with attitude ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Living with attitude The quest for the elixir of life has led us down many paths. Everything from a diet of only fruit and nuts to indulging in a little bit of everythi ... Read on »
Early palliative care cuts c ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Early palliative care cuts costs for critically ill patients Palliative care delivered early during hospitalization can help cut costs for critically ill patients, find ... Read on »
How coffee protects against ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How coffee protects against Parkinson's A specific genetic variation discovered by researchers at Linköping University in Sweden protects against Parkinson's Disease – esp ... Read on »
World Cup study shows group ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health World Cup study shows group fervor stems from shared experiences The 2014 World Cup has captured the attention of billions of viewers around the globe. New research from ... Read on »
Study finds alarming global ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study finds alarming global rise in use of antibiotics Antibiotic use has surged by 36 percent worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, according to a new study.12 j ... Read on »
How antioxidants can acceler ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How antioxidants can accelerate cancers, and why they don't protect against them Drs. Tuveson and Chandel explain why eating foods rich in antioxidants, as well as taking a ... Read on »
Alzheimer's disease: Simplif ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Alzheimer's disease: Simplified diagnosis, with more reliable criteria How many patients receive an incorrect diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease? The answer is a surprisingl ... Read on »
A healthy lifestyle adds yea ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A healthy lifestyle adds years to life 09 july 2014--Charts for probabilities of surviving the next 10 years for 65 and 75-year-olds with differing health behaviour. ... Read on »
Does cycling increase risk f ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Does cycling increase risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer? 08 july 2014--Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, ... Read on »
Language can help the elderl ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Language can help the elderly cope with the challenges of aging, says Stanford professor Freshman Giselle Tran interviews retired physicist William Frye for Professor Yoshi ... Read on »
Understanding and managing c ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Understanding and managing chronic painAcupuncture, exercise and massage and physical therapy are among the ways to deal with chronic pain that don't require narcotic painki ... Read on »
Team reduces the size of the ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Team reduces the size of the human genome to 19,000 genes Unlike the two protein coding genes shown (top, middle), the gene ACO074091.13 (below) is predicted to produce n ... Read on »
Vitamin D does not improve g ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Vitamin D does not improve glycemic control in prediabetes  04 july 2014—Supplementation with vitamin D does not appear to improve glycemic indices or cardiovascular r ... Read on »
A physician's ability to emp ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A physician's ability to empathize may be in the genes 03 july 2014—Sensory processing sensitivity (SPS) is associated with increased activation of brain regions in ... Read on »
Smartphone app may revolutio ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Smartphone app may revolutionize mental health treatment Mental illness accounts for 90 percent of all reported suicides and places the largest burden of any disease on s ... Read on »
Nursing home care may be out ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Nursing home care may be out of reach for many aging 'boomers': study Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says. 01 july 2014 ... Read on »
Little progress made in redu ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Little progress made in reducing health disparities for people with disabilities Psychological distress in people with disabilities is associated with increased prevale ... Read on »
Aging with HIV and AIDS: A g ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Aging with HIV and AIDS: A growing social issueAs the first people with HIV grow old, a new study from St. Michael's Hospital questions whether the health care system and ot ... Read on »