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2014-06-12 23:07:09

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Omaha Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 12 Noon, CST. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Omaha, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for their...

2014-06-12 23:01:44

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Annapolis Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance Annapolis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible...

2014-06-12 13:03:50

University of Oxford Oxford University researchers funded by Parkinson's UK have developed a simple and quick MRI technique that offers promise for early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. The team demonstrated that their new MRI approach can detect people who have early-stage Parkinson's disease with 85% accuracy, according to research published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 'At the moment we have no way to predict who is at risk of...

2014-06-12 11:34:43

American Heart Association The risk of developing cognitive impairment, especially learning and memory problems, is significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health than people with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular health plays a critical role in brain health, with several cardiovascular risk factors also playing a role in higher risk for cognitive decline. Researchers...

2014-06-10 20:23:05

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies allocated an additional $100 million in its fiscal year 2015 funding bill for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer's Association commends Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their ongoing commitment to Alzheimer's, a terminal disease with no...

2014-06-09 23:05:18

Walk to Fight Arthritis has raised $6.8 million for arthritis research, education and support programs since its launch. Toronto, Ont. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Thousands of Canadians turned out Sunday in over 25 communities across Canada to raise funds for The Arthritis Society in the 5th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis, in response to the question: “Who Moves You?” Arthritis affects people of every age, from every walk of life. One in six Canadians lives with the pain of arthritis today....

2014-06-09 16:25:45

Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind Body and Soul in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special event, "Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind, Body, and Soul." The morning session took place at the WHYY Media Commons where CBS 3 and the CW Philly 57's Emmy Award-winning health reporter Stephanie Stahl, served as the moderator for...

2014-06-09 16:25:26

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) announced today that it has initiated a pivotal Phase 3 clinical study of ADS-5102 (amantadine HCl), a high-dose, controlled-release version of amantadine for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease who have developed levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID). LID is a condition characterized by involuntary movements without purpose that can become severely disabling, rendering individuals...

2014-06-07 23:00:51

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Calgary is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, Canada's leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.