Quantcast
Mediterranean Diet May Be Linked With Decreased Risk Of

Mediterranean Diet May Be Linked With Decreased Risk Of Developing Chronic Kidney Disease

Provided by Tracy Hampton, American Society of Nephrology Adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal...

Latest Aging-associated diseases Stories

2014-10-30 23:10:01

November is National Alzheimer’s Dementia Awareness Month. New book, authored by Dr. Grewal, a physician at Ace Medical Group, uses confusion, misdirection to keep readers alert, all while informing about sharper mental health Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The human brain is often overlooked as a muscle, and should be more vigorously exercised to help maintain better mental health, according to Dr. Sandeep Grewal. He recently authored the book ‘Dementia Express:...

2014-10-30 23:01:58

Recreational hockey players, usually middle aged men, are suiting up for hockey games putting themselves at risk of heart disease. The Heart Fit Clinic introduces new screening test to test how healthy and reactive are people’s arteries especially recreational hockey players. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Heart disease and stroke are the number one cause of death and unfortunately many times the first symptom is death. Everyone has heard of hockey players having heart attacks....

2014-10-30 12:29:05

National Take the Tour Day Honors the 5.4 Million Americans Living with Dementia ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 6, Second Wind Dreams® will present the Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT®) at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY in the 2(nd) floor Ceremonial Chamber from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in recognition of Second Wind Dreams' National Take the Tour Day. The Virtual Dementia Tour is a...

2014-10-28 08:35:02

Brookdale Offers Free Caregiver Webinar, Resources for National Alzheimer's Awareness Month BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease soars, so does the number of family caregivers. Over 15 million people are taking care of loved ones with dementia in the home, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Sixty percent say the emotional stress is high and more than a third report depression symptoms. To help, Brookdale is...

2014-10-27 23:08:06

Emergency Department-Based Observational Study Aims to Fill Data Gaps in ACS Care Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Hospital Quality Foundation (http://www.hospitalqualityfoundation.org), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving hospital care, today announced the initiation of its patient registry study in non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) called UPSTREAM: An ED-Based Clinical Registry. This observational, non-interventional study aims to...

2014-10-27 23:02:51

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) Dementia Committee presents a seminar Nov. 7 for area caregivers and healthcare professionals titled “The Journey of Caregiving for Veterans with Dementia.” The daylong seminar in Columbia, S.C., for professional and non-professional caregivers and family members of those who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease will provide information on dementia, community and VA resources, management of difficult behaviors, and...

2014-10-27 20:22:52

SARASOTA, Fla. , Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Roskamp Institute (www.rfdn.org), a not-for-profit biomedical research facility specializing in Alzheimer's disease research, have isolated a key molecule that gives researchers a new drug target for the treatment of the progressive, irreversible neurological disorder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154655LOGO This finding is the culmination of more than 10 years of work by more than a dozen scientists...

2014-10-27 08:31:22

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today it raised more than $1,051,000 in one day for the Arthritis Foundation during its fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis event. Since 2011, Healing Hands for Arthritis has raised over $3 million for the Arthritis Foundation to help find a cure for the 50 million adults and 300,000 children affected by...

2014-10-26 23:01:28

Seniorbility is an innovative elder care solution offering cognitive surveillance and safety monitoring for seniors that tests cognitive function with a unique and fun daily cognitive test, as well as a safety check, all done over a land-line phone. The cognitive tests provide an early warning system for dementia, giving caregivers early notification of new or worsening dementia, so that they may intervene before seniors injure themselves or others. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 26, 2014...

2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...


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...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related