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Advance directives can benef ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Advance directives can benefit patients, families, and health care system Nearly one out of four older Americans say that either they or a family member have experienced e ... Read on »
Secrets of old age revealed ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Secrets of old age revealed Leading health specialists last night called on the Welsh public to take responsibility for their own health by adopting a healthier lifesty ... Read on »
ASCO: Burnout reported by mo ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health ASCO: Burnout reported by most palliative care clinicians 31 oct 2014—More than 60 percent of palliative care clinicians report burnout, according to a study presented ... Read on »
New frailty test predicts ri ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New frailty test predicts risk of poor outcomes in elderly patientsA simplified frailty index created by surgeons at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mi ... Read on »
High milk intake linked with ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High milk intake linked with higher fractures and mortality A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associ ... Read on »
Dietary cocoa flavanols reve ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Dietary cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline, study shows Dietary cocoa flavanols -- naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa -- reversed age-related mem ... Read on »
Changing lifestyle may impro ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Changing lifestyle may improve cognitive function in the elderly A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicate ... Read on »
New insight on why people wi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New insight on why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer's disease Amyloid plaques are found in the brains of people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's dis ... Read on »
Oestrogen possible treatment ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Oestrogen possible treatment in menopause also at increased risk of cardiovascular disease A new population study from Karolinska Institutet shows that women with an incr ... Read on »
Gait and dementia link confi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Gait and dementia link confirmedResearchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait - the way someone walks - and early changes in cognitive functi ... Read on »
Loss of Y chromosome associa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Loss of Y chromosome associated with higher mortality and cancer in men Age-related loss of the Y chromosome (LOY) from blood cells, a frequent occurrence among elderly ... Read on »
Ebola: Five questions about ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Ebola: Five questions about the killer virus 22 oct 2014--The highly contagious Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,500 people in west Africa since December and has ... Read on »
Three-minute assessment succ ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Three-minute assessment successfully identifies delirium in hospitalized elders Delirium is a state of confusion that develops suddenly, often following an acute medical i ... Read on »
Study shows inpatient pallia ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study shows inpatient palliative care reduces hospital costs and readmissionsPalliative care provided in the hospital offers known clinical benefits, and a new study shows t ... Read on »
Positive subliminal messages ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Positive subliminal messages on aging improve physical functioning in elderly Credit: Shutterstock 19 oct 2014--Older individuals who are subliminally exposed to positiv ... Read on »
Why men are the weaker sex w ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Why men are the weaker sex when it comes to bone healthAlarming new data published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that one-third of all hip ... Read on »
Older adults satisfied with ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Older adults satisfied with aging more likely to seek health screenings Adults over 50 who feel comfortable about aging are more proactive in getting preventive health ca ... Read on »
How are nurses becoming infe ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How are nurses becoming infected with Ebola? Credit: CDC 16 oct 2014--American nurse Nina Pham is the second health worker to contract Ebola outside of West Africa ... Read on »
Impact of mental stress on h ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Impact of mental stress on heart varies between men, women This graphic shows the effects of mental stress on psychophysiological domains, myocardial ischemia, and outcomes ... Read on »
New study highlights health ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New study highlights health benefits of social engagement among older people A study investigating the impacts of loneliness on older people in Ireland conducted by Profe ... Read on »