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Every day, families across the country realize that they need a little extra assistance at home to maintain safe, independent lifestyles for themselves or their loved ones. Whether it’s an elderly parent who may need some help a few hours a day, or new parents who may be overwhelmed with…

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 Parkinson’s May Have Links to Certain Cancers Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine have unearthed a relationship between Parkinson’s disease and the prevalence of certain cancers such as melanoma and prostate cancer. This increased susceptability to the aforementioned cancers was found to have a genetic quality to…

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 Studies Say You Might Want to Pass on Bypass Imagine finding out that the expensive and risky surgery that your beloved elder has just endured wasn’t necessary and doesn’t ensure for them a greater chance of long-term survival than a much less hazardous form of treatment. According to two recent…

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 The Perfect Pairing: A Glass of Wine and a Reduced Risk for Dementia According to recent research, that glass of Chardonnay you’re sipping on might be more than just a perfect pairing for a dinner of balsamic glazed salmon. It could end up being a valuable weapon against Alzheimer’s. Study…

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Thin People Can Harbor Dangerous “Invisible Fat” Scientists have long assumed that skinny people are less likely than those with some jiggle to develop heart disease, diabetes or cancer. But according to a genetic analysis of 75,000 people done by the Medical Research Council in the United Kingdom, it’s not…

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Stress Speeds Up Brain Changes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Could stress open the door for Alzheimer’s disease? A team of researchers led by Kelvin J.A.Davies, a professor at USC, suggests that it might. In a study published in Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, rats were exposed…

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Report Calls for More Scrutiny of Medical Devices After a series of recalls and an alarming rise in adverse events, a new report is calling for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to replace its 35-year old clearance process for medical devices, such as pacemakers, heart valves, cochlear implants and artificial hip…

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Increase Muscle Mass to Reduce Diabetes Risk Reducing your risk for Type II diabetes may come down to taking a break from the spin bike and picking up some free weights, according to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles. Their new study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology and…

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Electronic Health Records Lead to Better Care for People With Diabetes The push to digitize health records has led to a polarizing debate among health care professionals, politicians and patients. However, new research has surfaced that indicates that the implementation of electronic health records has the potential to greatly improve patient care….

GPS Shoes: A New Way to Track Alzheimer’s Wanderers?

Finding people with Alzheimer’s disease who have wandered away from home (more than 60% of them do, according to the Alzheimer’s Association) is one of caregiver’s biggest concerns. A dizzying array of products is available to address the problem: door and window locks, motion alarms, GPS tracking devices and pendants, and medical ID…