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VIDEO: Novel treatments show efficacy for fatty liver, cirrhosis

3 days ago   |   Healio

BOSTON - In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Manu Chakravarthy, MD, PhD, chief medical officer and senior vice president of Axcella Health, discusses positive...
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6 Ways Care Apps Improve Senior Living Communities

6 Ways Care Apps Improve Senior Living Communities

4 days ago   |   Health Status

Is your senior care community still on the fence about going digital with care management? Are you struggling to convince hesitant staff that they should embrace the change of...
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College Football Player Who Lost Both Parents Brings His Dogs To ‘Senior Night'

College Football Player Who Lost Both Parents Brings His Dogs To ‘Senior Night'

6 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Michigan State University football player Josh Butler was accompanied by his two dogs on senior night, after tragically losing both his parents During the five years he played...
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Zimbabwe Senior Doctors Stop Work as Public Hospital Strike Spreads

8 days ago   |   Medscape

Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals went on strike on Tuesday to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three...
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Fitness promotes longevity: Study finds a brisk walk every day after age 70 determines health more than CVD risk

Fitness promotes longevity: Study finds a brisk walk every day after age 70 determines health more than CVD risk

12 days ago   |   Natural News

Senior citizens may prolong their lives by walking or riding a bike every day. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine found that older adults with high physical...
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VIDEO: Ocular Therapeutix delivers update on Dextenza launch

14 days ago   |   Healio

NEW YORK - At the OSN New York 2019 meeting, Scott Corning, senior vice president of commercial, gives an update on the launch of Dextenza, the dexamethasone-eluting...
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UMass Lowell researcher receives $1 million grant for asthma prevention research

14 days ago   |   News Medical

A UMass Lowell researcher who works to alleviate asthma in senior citizens has received $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to advance his work.
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MassMobility: Transportation Pilots and Projects in Cape Ann, Merrimack Valley, Brookline

16 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Building on a resource developed with our partners at MassMobility that shares examples of Age- and Dementia Friendly transportation across the state, more approaches to...
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Lupus Foundation of America encourages patient self-management

16 days ago   |   Healio

ATLANTA - The Lupus Foundation of America conducted two studies that aimed to help patients feel empowered and motivated to self-manage their disease, according to findings...
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The Dos & Don'ts Of Holiday Volunteering

The Dos & Don'ts Of Holiday Volunteering

16 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Online giving campaigns. Toy drives. Food donations. A loop of Lennon reminding you that it's Christmas and asking what you've done. The act of giving back can take various...
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How To Deal With Bone Metastases From Prostate Cancer?

How To Deal With Bone Metastases From Prostate Cancer?

When prostate cancer spreads, it most often spreads to bone. And while the 5-year survival rate for prostate cancer that has not spread is nearly 100 percent. Read more ...

Study may provide novel therapeutic approach for Huntington's, Parkinson's...

Insights from their study may provide a novel therapeutic approach for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's. Read more ...

SURGICAL VIDEO: Iris prosthesis sutured to IOL, implanted during cataract...

NEW YORK - At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of an iris prosthesis sutured to an IOL in a situation in which... Read more ...

Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

Researchers have found that very slow spontaneous blood vessel pulsations drive the clearance of substances from the brain, indicating that targeting and improving this process... Read more ...

Being active reduces risk of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK , yet we still don't know all of its causes. The largest ever study to use genetics as a measurement for physical... Read more ...

What to know about testosterone injections

Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for... Read more ...

Beta Blockers No Help in Advanced Prostate Cancer

]]> - WASHINGTON - A retrospective analysis of close to 40,000 men with high-risk prostate cancer treated at Veterans Affairs health systems found no association between beta... Read more ...

Anti-Amyloid Fails to Deliver for Alzheimer's Disease: What's Next?

Study Authors: Alette M. Wessels, Pierre N. Tariot, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, psychologists, radiologists, hematologists, geriatricians... Read more ...

Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition

New research in mice suggests that exposure to cadmium can lead to cognitive decline in those with the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4. Read more ...