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elderly-fallingSeniors with high blood pressure taking blood pressure medications may be at risk for hip fracture after starting blood pressure-lowering medications, researchers reported online in Archives of Internal Medicine.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 00:00
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old-couple-dementiaPreliminary research suggests that variation of a gene for a plasma protein can slow age-related memory decline and a lower dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD) risk according to research appearing in the January 13 2010  issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

 

The discovery of the so-called "longevity gene"  is paving the way for new drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.

Sunday, 18 November 2012 12:07
Published in Alzheimers
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baby boomers exercisingAt least 1 in 3 health-conscious baby boomers will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside strokes and heart disease will happen about seven years later than for their less healthy peers.

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 00:00
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heat wrap theray low backThe use of continuous low-level heat wrap therapy (CLHT) significantly reduces acute low back pain and related disability and improves occupational performance of employees in physically demanding jobs suffering from acute low back pain, according to a Johns Hopkins study published in the December 2005 issue of The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Sunday, 06 October 2013 00:00
Published in Back Conditions
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chronic-constipationPeople with chronic constipation may be at increased risk of developing colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms, according to study findings presented at the 2012 American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas.

Sunday, 19 May 2013 00:00
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