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Why reaching the top in foot ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Why reaching the top in football is all in the mind, not the feet 19 jun 2014—As a youthful England football team prepares to take on Uruguay in World Cup 2014, new r ... Read on »
Beta-blocker therapy cuts al ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Beta-blocker therapy cuts all-cause mortality in STEMI 19 jun 2014—For patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous co ... Read on »
Guidelines issued for stroke ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Guidelines issued for stroke prevention in women 18 jun 2014--—New guidelines have been released that highlight unique stroke risk factors for women and address prevent ... Read on »
Research toward world's firs ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Research toward world's first vaccine for heart disease advanced Research toward the world's first vaccine for heart disease continues to advance at the La Jolla Institut ... Read on »
$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health $1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts US health care system (Update) This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. Sovaldi, a new p ... Read on »
With handy app, Brazilians h ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health With handy app, Brazilians hope to fight dengue Aberdal Varela Da Fe, a Natal municipality agent, tests areas infestd with mosquitoes to prevent dengue fever spreading on J ... Read on »
Are the new ACC/AHA guidelin ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are the new ACC/AHA guidelines for lipids appropriate for people with diabetes?New guidelines for the treatment of high cholesterol are not appropriate for people with type ... Read on »
Nurses play critical role in ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Nurses play critical role in responding to global resurgence of pertussis Concerted effort is needed to reverse the ongoing rise in pertussis cases and deaths, especially ... Read on »
Biggest World Cup comeback s ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Biggest World Cup comeback so far: beer Brazil fought hard when FIFA insisted it overturn its ban on alcohol in stadiums, but the World Cup hosts lost, and with the tourna ... Read on »
Diet higher in protein may b ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Diet higher in protein may be linked to lower risk of stroke Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy ... Read on »
Study of over 10,000 patient ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study of over 10,000 patients suggests men experience more pain after major surgery New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm suggests tha ... Read on »
The real risks of growing up ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The real risks of growing up with bipolar parents Bipolar disorder is characterized by transitions between depression and mania. Credit: Wikipedia Bipolar disorder (BD) is ... Read on »
'Tomato pill' improves funct ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 'Tomato pill' improves function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular diseases Micrograph of a heart with fibrosis (yellow) and amyloidosis (brown). Movat's ... Read on »
Study reveals rats show regr ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study reveals rats show regret, a cognitive behavior once thought to be uniquely human Hucky rat. Credit: AlexK100/Wikipedia. 09 jun 2014--New research from the Depar ... Read on »
Football for untrained 70-ye ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Football for untrained 70-year-old men It is never too late to start playing football. Football boosts physical capacity and heart health, and minimizes the risk of falls a ... Read on »
Top 5 myths about gluten ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Top 5 myths about gluten Gluten is a protein composite found in wheat and other grains. Gluten gives elasticity to dough, helping it rise and keep its shape. 07 jun 2014--I ... Read on »
Doctors reluctant to discuss ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Doctors reluctant to discuss end-of-life care with heart failure patients Healthcare providers are reluctant to discuss end-of-life care with heart failure patients and th ... Read on »
New health services needed f ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New health services needed for rise in 100-year-olds Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently ... Read on »
Locked, loaded and feeling l ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Locked, loaded and feeling low: Dangers of gun ownership in the elderly In the United States the debate around gun ownership often focuses on teenagers; however, research ... Read on »
The ethics of knowing where ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The ethics of knowing where to stop treatment in a sick and elderly patient An Emeritus Professor of medical ethics at Imperial College London will deliver a presentation ... Read on »