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2014-05-13 23:16:06

Achieve is conducting a Phase 2b, vehicle-controlled, multi-center study of the efficacy and safety of a topically applied experimental gel in subjects with moderate to severe pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee following cessation of pain therapy. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this OA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There...

2014-05-13 23:08:44

Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive care. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive...

2014-05-13 23:04:23

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, 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. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance, 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...

2014-05-12 11:46:31

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiac Screening Test May Help Determine Who Should Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack A study involving the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation shows that a simple test to measure plaque in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine who will and will not benefit from use of aspirin therapy to prevent heart disease. For over 30 years, aspirin has been known to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but who exactly should take...

2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...

brain boosting genetic variant
2014-05-12 04:50:31

[ Watch the Video: Longevity Gene May Boost Brain Power ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People possessing a variant of the longevity gene KLOTHO have demonstrated enhanced brain skills, regardless of factors such as age, sex or risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in the journal Cell Reports. The National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with the variant had improved thinking, learning and memory. It also...

2014-05-09 23:01:40

Fitness equipment manufacturer Stamina Products, an Arthritis Foundation Ease-of-Use Commendation recipient, commits donation to Arthritis research for every Avari® Programmable Magnetic Elliptical sold in May. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Stamina Products, Inc.® recently announced it has committed to the “Millions in May” campaign, which benefits the Arthritis Foundation®. Stamina Products is joining other Arthritis Foundation sponsors, donors, and corporate...

2014-05-09 16:24:25

At Heart Rhythm 2014, panel of experts from three prominent medical groups share recommendations for patient populations not well represented in current guidelines SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials...

2014-05-07 23:02:59

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Cognitive Assessment And Training Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cognitive-assessment-training.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Cognitive assessment and training is a formal assessment of one’s psychological functions and speed of information processing. This method of assessment...

2014-05-06 23:00:18

New book ‘MY JOURNEY WITH DAD’ addresses the role of the caregiver to a family member afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Gladstone, Mo. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Author JoAnn Devine’s father was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84 years old. He had been diagnosed four years prior to her mother’s death. She had always felt that she would be her dad’s caregiver when the time came, and she willingly accepted that role. “MY JOURNEY WITH DAD” is a true story about...


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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'