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Spanish and Japanese centena ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Spanish and Japanese centenarians reveal a genetic key to longevity The genes of 894 men and women over the age of one hundred in Spain and Japan have revealed that the se ... Read on »
Perceived age and weight dis ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Perceived age and weight discrimination worse for health than perceived racism and sexism Perceived age and weight discrimination, more than perceived race and sex discrim ... Read on »
Largest ever analysis on the ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Largest ever analysis on the use of a polypill in cardiovascular disease New data presented for the first time at the World Heart Federation's World Congress of Cardiology ... Read on »
New MRSA superbug emerges in ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil This shows UTHealth researchers reporting on a superbug in Brazil are (from left to right) Barbara E. Murray, M.D.; Truc T. Tran, Pham.D ... Read on »
Evidence points to potential ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Evidence points to potential benefits of polypill for heart health Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according ... Read on »
Vitamin D supplements have l ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Vitamin D supplements have little effect on risk of falls in older people A new meta-analysis, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, concludes tha ... Read on »
MARIANA BOMFIM ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health MARIANA BOMFIM A sociedade brasileira passa pela revolução da longevidade, afirmou o médico e presidente do Centro Internacional de Longevidade, Alexandre Ka ... Read on »
Boston-area researchers deve ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Boston-area researchers develop new delirium severity measure for older adults A new method for measuring delirium severity in older adults has been developed by researche ... Read on »
Calcium score predicts futur ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Calcium score predicts future heart disease among adults with little or no risk factors With growing evidence that a measurement of the buildup of calcium in coronary arte ... Read on »
For sick, elderly patients, ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health For sick, elderly patients, surgical decision making 'takes a village' Surgical decision making for sick, elderly patients should be orchestrated by a multidisciplinary t ... Read on »
12 april--Exposure Therapy h ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 12 april--Exposure Therapy has been shown to be the most effective anxiety treatment for people with many anxiety disorders. You might already know that it involves practici ... Read on »
Coronary calcium scores may ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Coronary calcium scores may help predict risk of death in patients without family history of heart disease Current guidelines only recommend coronary artery calcium (CA ... Read on »
Calcium supplementation does ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease concludes new study Researchers presenting at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Muscu ... Read on »
Mood Stabilizers on bipolar ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Mood Stabilizers on bipolar disease "Mood stabilizer" usually refers to a drug that treats and prevents both mania and depression, the up and down mood swings experien ... Read on »
Cuba gives doctors big pay r ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cuba gives doctors big pay raise—to $64 a month Cuba's doctors got a big pay raise Friday —to 64 dollars a month, the official Communist Party newspaper Granma said.22 mar ... Read on »
One million people commit su ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health One million people commit suicide each year: WHO One million people die by their own hand each year, accounting for more deaths than wars and murders put together, the Wor ... Read on »
Evidence supports existence ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Evidence supports existence of mid-life crises 21 mar 2014—Social economists from the University of Melbourne have confirmed the age-old suspicion of a dip in human happi ... Read on »
High-protein diets: Bad for ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly Consuming high levels of protein - particularly animal protein - is a bad strategy if you're at midlife a ... Read on »
Aging population leading to ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Aging population leading to more arrhythmia diagnoses Craig Wilkins was feeling tired, breathless and in need of a vacation. Although he attributed his tiredness to too m ... Read on »
How the internet is transfor ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How the internet is transforming our experience of being ill The last decade has seen a remarkable shift in how people use the internet in relation to their health and it ... Read on »