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2014-02-07 16:24:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today presented the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders to Governor Tom Corbett on behalf of the members of the Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Planning Committee, completing the group's year-long process to study the state's response to the disease and develop a plan to address it. Governor Corbett established the 26-member committee by executive order on Feb. 7,...

2014-02-07 13:07:44

A step toward indentifying plaques vulnearble to rupture and cause heart attack and stroke A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. The technology is a step toward creating a non-invasive method of identifying plaques vulnerable to rupture–the cause of heart attack and stroke—in time for treatment....

2014-02-06 23:26:33

Sarah Allison Publishing (Dallas,Texas) has announced a new book detailing Successful Natural Treatment Strategies for Arthritis Pain Relief co-authored by nationally renowned Rheumatologist, Dr. Scott Zashin (http://www.scottzashinmd.com) and Carol Eustice, purveyor of About.com Arthritis. “Natural Arthritis Treatment: The Buzz About CherryFlex, Avocado Soy, DONA and Other Natural Remedies for Arthritis Pain Relief” will become a trusted resource for those afflicted with arthritis...

2014-02-06 23:03:43

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis designed by Clint Paddison is the latest program that provides a wide range of exercises for pain relief and joint healing. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in people’s hands and feet. RA also is a disabling and painful...

2014-02-05 12:27:55

Mounting Evidence of Biological Similarities Inspires Funding Program to Advance Understanding of Two Most Common Brain Diseases CHICAGO, NEW YORK and TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As research unveils overlap in the biology -- in addition to long-noted shared clinical symptoms -- of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, three non-profit organizations are uniting to encourage further study into the similarities and differences between the two most common brain diseases,...

2014-02-05 11:28:09

In an analysis of blood pressure patterns over a 25-year span from young adulthood to middle age, individuals who exhibited elevated and increasing blood pressure levels throughout this time period had greater odds of having higher measures of coronary artery calcification (a measure of coronary artery atherosclerosis), according to a study in the February 5 issue of JAMA. "Blood pressure (BP) represents a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Current risk...

2014-02-04 11:32:34

But no causal link found with risk of stroke A report that will be published tomorrow provides strong evidence that the symptoms of depressive disorder are causally associated with the risk of coronary heart disease, and as such should be considered a potentially modifiable risk factor for the occurrence of CHD. The findings, from the Whitehall II study of more than 10,000 civil servants in the UK, are published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Findings from former...

2014-02-03 12:29:31

Clinical research team meets with principal investigators in St Petersburg as a clinical trial of the first tau aggregation inhibitor (TAI) in Phase 3, aimed at halting the progression of Alzheimer's, gets underway in Russia ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A doctor-and-nurse team from the Neurological Associates of Albany clinic will travel to St Petersburg, Russia, next month to meet with clinical research doctors about TauRx Therapeutics' global Phase 3 clinical trial...

2014-02-03 08:27:54

Prevention is the best medicine WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your heart is the engine of your body. And even though you might think it's working normally, this major organ requires special care and attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 600,000 people in the United States die each year from heart disease. The CDC also reports that a quarter of Hispanics have high blood pressure. There are many types of heart complications,...

2014-02-03 08:26:41

A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery so they can thrive to the fullest OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - According to the new Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians, there are more Canadians surviving a heart attack or stroke than ever before. But, the Report also showed that a major scare, like a heart attack or stroke, doesn't always lead to survivors...


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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