Posts Tagged ‘Health Care News’

Weight Reduction In Seniors Achievable By Eating Nuts

Weight reduction by senior citizens can be achieved by eating nuts. That’s right, two recent studies show that replacing red meat, processed meat, French fries, and soda in your diet with nuts, will keep your weight down. This indeed, is great news for seniors. Two new studies suggest that a small daily serving of nuts…

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Activity Guidelines For Seniors Revised By Health Human Services

Activity guidelines for seniors and all other age groups have just been revised by the Department of Health & Human Services.   The new revised second edition is based on the latest research that clearly shows that physical activity brings more health benefits than previously identified.         Activity Guidelines: What You Should…

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Osteoporosis Symptom And Treatment Facts You Need

Osteoporosis means “porous bones.” Our bones are strongest at about age 30, then begin losing density. More than 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, which increases the risk of fracture. About half of women 50 and older will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime.   Osteoporosis Symptoms One symptom is back pain, caused by changes in…

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Rem Sleep, Dementia, and Memory Loss Are All Linked, Study Shows

REM (Rapid Eye Movement Sleep) sleep is critically important for mental health, mood, as well as memory processing. Seniors who spend less time in REM (dream stage) each night are more likely to develop dementia  and memory loss as they age. REM Sleep Importance Sleep moves through five distinct phases each night: light sleep, Stage-1 a…

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Foods That Prematurely Age Your Skin. Senior Citizens Beware.

The foods we eat significantly affect the look of our skin. Anything that impairs collagenases, the process of producing the protein collagen, may make your skin appear older. Collagen makes your skin look tight and bouncy. Here we list several foods that prematurely age your skin. Stay away from them.   Foods That Age You…

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Heart Patch Mends Broken Hearts

A heart patch developed by scientists at the University of Toronto repairs damaged cardiac tissue. Heart Patch, How it Works  Cardiac tissues are severely damaged following an attack.  However, implanting patches on the heart surface can be tricky, as open surgery is risky for many patients after an attack. An alternative for doctors is to deliver cells…

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Stroke Victims Recovery Looks Promising With New Injectable Gel

Researchers at the UCLA have developed an injectable gel that promotes tissue regeneration and wound healing in the brains of stroke victims. Background-The Body Tissue Healing Process Damaged body cell tissue heals and regenerates through cell adhesion and cell migration. In cell adhesion, new cells “stick” to the materials between cells, called the extracellular matrix. In…

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Exercise Is Key To Your Good Health

Exercise is imperative to maintain your good health. It benefits your brain and improves your mood, muscle tone, and overall health. Moreover, it is very helpful in losing weight and keeping it off.   Exercise  The five best exercise regimens as per Dr. Luiza Petre, Board Certified Cardiologist and Weight Management specialist are listed here: Tabatha …

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Sleep Tips, Stay Healthy And Alert With These Recommendations

Here are recommended sleep tips to maintain your health and alertness.                     Sleep Tips To Follow Research shows that learning, memory, and information consolidation maintains at a high level. . Lack of rest leads to a decrease in mental performance, focus, and happiness. And you don’t…

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President Trump Upgrading VA Medical Services To Air Force Members

President Trump continues keeping his promise to military service members and their families to upgrade and improve VA medical care and services. President Trump, VA Administration, Air Force Sign New Agreement The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Midwest Health Care Network announced this week the signing of a collaborative agreement with the Air Force Medical…

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