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2014-04-29 23:02:53

If you or someone you know is living with dementia, now is the time to get your affairs in order. Helpful estate planning tips from the Alzheimer Society of Ontario throughout May. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario understands that life is often unpredictable. So this May, during “Make-a-Will/Leave-a-Legacy” month, the Alzheimer Society proposes a series of tips to help everyone get their financial and legal planning in order. Starting Monday May...

Calcium Intake Mitigates Risk For Diabetes In African-American Children
2014-04-29 04:00:10

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology As the number of people with type 2 diabetes continues to rise and its toll increases, scientists are scrambling to unravel the complex genetic and lifestyle factors behind the disease. A new study finds that African American children with a genetic predisposition to diabetes may be able to reduce their risk by getting the USDA-recommended dose of calcium. "Even though life expectancy for people with diabetes has gone up, the...

2014-04-28 23:05:53

A new blood test that has the potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in an individual and significantly advances drug testing and research on the disease, has been developed through grant funding by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 A new blood test that has the potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in an individual and significantly advances drug testing and research on the disease, has been developed through grant funding by the Cure...

2014-04-28 08:28:32

Celebrate the Spirit of Arthritis Awareness Month by Participating in the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Your Community LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis. Formerly known as Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability. Funds raised through local...

2014-04-25 23:09:42

Special Event in Astoria, NY: Well-known Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Talk on Conquering Your Knee Arthritis Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 After a long, cold winter, many people suffering from knee arthritis are looking for ways to alleviate pain. In response to this need, Hands-On Physical Therapy of New York dedicated their latest bi-monthly “Help You Help Yourself” Wine and Cheese event to the subject of Conquering Your Knee Arthritis. This educational event, held at their...

2014-04-24 12:21:07

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory problems. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia,...

2014-04-24 12:19:38

Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the study, 862 people with thinking problems and 1,292 with no thinking problems between the ages of 70 and 89 were followed for...

2014-04-24 08:33:37

-- Addition of product to Specialty Pharmaceuticals portfolio expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted diluted earnings per share DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) announced today that affiliates of the company have acquired worldwide rights to Sumavel(®) DosePro(®) (sumatriptan injection) for subcutaneous use, a needle-free delivery system for sumatriptan, from Zogenix, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Endo...

2014-04-23 23:10:18

According to a new Korean study, a new method of diagnosing bladder cancer could “augment or replace” current approaches. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Cancer researchers in Korea say they have developed a simpler and less invasive way to diagnose bladder cancer from a urine sample. Details of the new study have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Click here to learn more. Scientists with the Natural Product Research Institute at Seoul National University have...

2014-04-23 23:02:43

On May 17, plant hope for a better tomorrow for people touched by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Spring is in the air. After a challenging winter, the sight of shoots of plants poking through the soil reminds us of what possibilities the new season promises and what rewards the gardener’s efforts will bring. Gardening stems from more than a desire to bring colour and beauty into a patch of dirt. It is about hope. In the words of Audrey...


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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