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New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears...

Latest Aging-associated diseases Stories

2014-10-20 04:20:57

NYON, Switzerland, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups New survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), show that on average, 90% of 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five...

2014-10-14 12:26:46

Sales of a Novel Antipsychotic and an Improved Rescue Therapy Will Contribute Approximately $1 Billion to the PD Market in 2023, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Parkinson's disease (PD) pharmacotherapy market will grow 5 percent annually from $2.3 billion in 2013 to $3.8 billion in 2023. This growth will be fueled by the launch of several emerging therapies--including new molecular...

2014-10-14 08:33:36

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - "Person-centred care" - it's a powerful concept that is easy to embrace but more difficult to pull off. To support health organizations and providers in creating a "culture shift" from being task-oriented to being person-centred, Saint Elizabeth Health Care is teaming up with the Alzheimer Society of Canada to deliver education and training on embedding the principles and practices of person-centred care within home care and long-term care settings. A...

2014-10-13 16:25:04

--Study Demonstrated Clinically Meaningful and Statistically Significant Improvement of Agitation in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that results from the Phase II study evaluating AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease were presented at the 2014 American Neurological Association Meeting. In this study utilizing the two-stage, sequential...

2014-10-10 12:24:24

Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilarity for Charity(®), a movement established with the Alzheimer's Association(®), led by actors and writers Lauren Miller Rogen and Seth Rogen to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, will partner with Home Instead Senior Care(®), to offer grants for in-home care services to eligible U.S. and...

New Implantable Device Can Slow And Reverse Heart Failure: Study
2014-10-08 03:53:41

[ Watch The Video: New Device Can Slow, Reverse Heart Failure ] Provided by Ohio State University A new, implantable device to control heart failure is showing promising results in the first trial to determine safety and effectiveness in patients, according to lead researcher Dr. William Abraham of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Results of the study are published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure. "Heart failure is one of the...

2014-10-06 12:27:03

Learn How to Fight Back Using Exciting New Directions in Research MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finally we have hope of preventing Alzheimer's disease before early symptoms appear. As more and more people face an increased risk of Alzheimer's because they are living longer, this news could not have come soon enough. "The time to avoid dementia is now, while your brain is healthy and early prevention is still effective. Clearly, there is no time to waste," Dr. Constance...

2014-10-02 23:11:12

Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida announces the official launch of its new “Dementia Care Academy”, a virtual education platform that enables visitors worldwide to stream hands-on Alzheimer’s Dementia caregiving videos by renowned Care Expert Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida announces the official launch of its new “Dementia Care Academy”, a virtual education platform that enables...

2014-10-02 12:30:49

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes Health Minister Rona Ambrose's announcement yesterday that she and her provincial and territorial counterparts have agreed to collaborate on a national plan to curb the staggering personal, societal and economic toll of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. "This is excellent news," said Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada. "Dementia is a huge threat to our public health system and to our...

2014-10-02 08:30:38

Transamerica and MIT AgeLab introduce a framework to guide discussions between financial planners and their clients dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab today highlighted the significant issues facing individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease and dementia during a day-long symposium in Cambridge, Mass. The symposium, titled "Financial Planning in the...


Latest Aging-associated diseases Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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