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Talk therapy—not medication— ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Talk therapy—not medication—best for social anxiety disorder, large study finds While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new ... Read on »
One in ten people over forty ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health One in ten people over forty years old in Britain is vitamin D deficient Vitamin D. Credit: Collin Grady via flickr As many as one in ten people in Britain over forty years ... Read on »
Alzheimer's patients can sti ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Alzheimer's patients can still feel the emotion long after the memories have vanished Jade Angelica, founder and director of Healing Moments Alzheimer’s Ministry in Dubuque ... Read on »
The plus side of population ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The plus side of population aging Around the world, people are living longer and having fewer children, leading to a population that is older, on average, than in the past ... Read on »
Healthy lifestyle choices ma ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Healthy lifestyle choices may dramatically reduce risk of heart attack in men Myocardial Infarction or Heart Attack. Credit: Blausen Medical Communications/Wikipedia/CC-A 3 ... Read on »
Platelets modulate clotting ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Platelets modulate clotting behavior by 'feeling' their surroundings Researchers devised a way to separate the physical stiffness of the material where platelets spread out ... Read on »
A positive boost to the immu ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A positive boost to the immune system A positive attitude can boost your immune system and help you live longer. Credit: iStock 22 sept 2014—A positive attitude can improve ... Read on »
Scientists discover an on/of ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Scientists discover an on/off switch for aging cells Victoria Lundblad and Timothy Tucey. Credit: Salk Institute for Biological Studies 21 sept 2014—Scientists at the Salk ... Read on »
Patients with advanced, incu ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Patients with advanced, incurable cancer denied palliative care Many patients with advanced, incurable cancer do not receive any palliative care, reveals new research to b ... Read on »
How pneumonia bacteria can c ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How pneumonia bacteria can compromise heart health Microlesions (indicated by circles) in the heart of a mouse 30 hours after induction of invasive pneumococcal disease. ... Read on »
Researchers debunk myth abou ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Researchers debunk myth about Parkinson's disease Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia n ... Read on »
World Alzheimer Report 2014 ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health World Alzheimer Report 2014 reveals persuasive evidence for dementia risk reduction The World Alzheimer Report 2014 'Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective ... Read on »
The public's perception of t ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The public's perception of the obesity epidemic 16 sept 2014--Obesity has been called a major health crisis and a national epidemic. Health authorities, including promi ... Read on »
Team finds neural compensati ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Team finds neural compensation in people with Alzheimer's-related protein Shown are fMRI scans across all subjects in the study. The yellow and red areas in Section A repre ... Read on »
Long-term use of pills for a ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease. Credit: Wikipedia/public domai ... Read on »
Study links vitamin D to qua ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study links vitamin D to quality of life  Seniors may be able to give their quality of life a boost by getting more sun or taking vitamin D supplements, according to a r ... Read on »
The secret to a longer life ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The secret to a longer life keeping your waist to less half you height, study suggests 12 sept 2014—Keep your waist trimmer than half your height and you could significan ... Read on »
An appetite for life  R ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health An appetite for life  Researchers found that elderly people with fair or poor appetites had higher risks of mortality than those with good appetites. 11 sept 2014--A simple ... Read on »
Eating is addictive but suga ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Eating is addictive but sugar and fat are not like drugs, study says Study examines 'food addiction' 10 sept 2014—People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but ... Read on »
Study of almost 900,000 peop ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study of almost 900,000 people shows prediabetes increases the risk of cancer by 15 percent A meta-analysis comprising 16 studies and 891,426 participants from various reg ... Read on »