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Evidence Mounting That Older Adults Who Volunteer Are

Evidence Mounting That Older Adults Who Volunteer Are Happier, Healthier

Kelly Connelly, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Systematic review of 73 published studies yields promising evidence and a call for new research to investigate if volunteering reduces dementia risk Older adults who stay active by...

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2014-09-01 08:22:14

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aquafeed market is currently the fastest-growing segment of the agriculture and animal feed milling industry and is witnessing a steady growth particularly in China. The aquafeed market has grown exponentially in the last decade and this trend is expected to continue. Factors such as increasing consumption of sea food and growth in the aquaculture industry are increasing the market for the aquafeed industry, globally. The...

2014-09-01 08:21:48

The term 'reversal' is applied when diabetics can go off their insulin medication but still need to stick to certain lifestyle changes MIAMI, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical science has again proved its mettle by answering the gigantic question, can diabetes be reversed? While, now days, you can find a diabetic in each house spending a fortune in diabetes drugs and insulin injections, simple lifestyle changes have been introduced by medical researchers that helps Reversing...

2014-08-31 23:05:26

Last week, 250 caregivers and other healthcare workers at Dutchess Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Pawling and at Wingate Healthcare in Wingate voted to join 1199SEIU, marking the newest 1199 members in the regions. In recent years, thousands of other healthcare workers in the region have built a better future for themselves and their families by becoming members of the healthcare workers’ union. Hudson Valley & Capital Region, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This Labor Day,...

2014-08-31 23:05:16

NutriGold has launched a product samples page on its website for consumers interested in trying their supplements. Choose Men's or Women's whole-food multivitamins made from organic fruits and vegetables. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 To make it easy for new customers looking for a nutritional supplement brand they can trust, NutriGold is shipping complimentary samples of its wholefood supplements to consumers. A form has been set up to make taking advantage of this offer...

2014-08-31 23:05:12

Future Health signs on with POWERPlay’s vision to get doctors of Chiropractic branded as community educators on concussion, dehydration, nutrition and sports injuries. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Future Health, a market-leading chiropractic fully integrated, electronic health records (EHR) software firm that focuses on helping doctors utilize technology to effectively enhance overall practice success found a congruent commitment with the creators of education based company,...

2014-08-31 23:05:06

Healthy Grid announced the impending release of two new tools to fight cavities. Loloz lollipops will use herbs to fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay and Xylitol hard candies will also fight bacteria while stimulating saliva production. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Healthy Grid announced the impending release of two new tools to fight cavities. Loloz lollipops will use herbs to fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay and Xylitol hard candies will also fight bacteria while...

2014-08-31 23:05:01

Nutrigold's mission is to educate consumers about vitamins, supplements, and especially weight-loss products and to provide them with guidelines for choosing legitimate products that feature only clinically-proven ingredients. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Priya Khan, Director of Research & Development at NutriGold, expressed concern over misinformation about weight-loss supplements saying, “Consumers are understandably frustrated with the conflicting and, quite often, misleading...

2014-08-31 23:04:46

North American Seminars presentation of a A Master Clinicians Approach to Advanced Concepts in Examination and Treatment of the Shoulder Complex is presented throughout the United States and is approved for Continuing Education credit for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Virginia. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This two-day advanced shoulder physical therapy continuing education course provides an in-depth analysis of the...

2014-08-31 23:04:24

Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the U.S. As many as 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Premier Pharmacy hosted “Living with Psoriasis” health forum in association with August being Psoriasis Awareness Month. A large number of men and women were in attendance for the free seminar held at 109 Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN on August 27, 2014. The public was welcome. There were various speakers that covered an assorted range of...

2014-08-31 23:04:19

Olympic-sized, heated pool on Long Island Sound soothes mind and spirit of Hospice families, staff and local residents. BRANFORD, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Spanning four decades as the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital with an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor pool available to soothe mind and spirit of hospice family members, staff and local residents at it spectacular setting by Long Island Sound. Manager of...


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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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