Hip Fractures Could Be Preliminary Indication Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Hip fractures may signal undiagnosed  Alzheimer’s disease or the beginnings of the disease in senior citizens. This comes from a recently published study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center.   The study showed that a majority of senior citizens hospitalized for hip fractures had biomarkers for Alzheimer’s in their spinal fluid. Amazingly, this was…

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Dry Eyes: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

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Dry eyes can be unpleasant and very painful. Symptoms can include irritation, a gritty and burning feeling, excess watering, and blurred vision.   Dry eye is a condition in which a person doesn’t have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of…

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Diet Soda Study Links Beverage To Strokes, Death In Women Over 50

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Diet soda is linked to death and stroke in women over the age of 50, a recent study shows.     Diet Soda: Study Results Artificially sweetened drinks are extremely popular today, especially among  those people who are overweight, obese, or suffering from Type-2 diabetes.   Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine evaluated…

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Young Blood Transfusions For Seniors, Dangerous Scam, Warns FDA

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Young blood transfusions, aka, taking blood from young people and injecting it into senior citizens to make them feel young and vibrant, is a dangerous scam-warns the FDA.   Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to everyone, and specifically to senior citizens, to refrain from getting a blood transfusion with blood…

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Low Blood Pressure Can Also Be A Danger To Your Health

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Low blood pressure (hypotension) does not get a fraction of publicity that high blood pressure gets. Nevertheless, hypotension definitely poses a threat to your health that you should not ignore. Hypotension is defined as the blood pressure being 90/60. In contrast, normal pressure levels are at 120/80 mm Hg.         Low Blood…

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Heart Disease Rates In America At All Time High, Why?

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Heart disease rates in America are at all time high. Not only that, but so too are high blood pressure and strokes. Why is this so?   According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are several reasons: Smoking lack of exercise poor diets heavy alcohol consumption high blood pressure     There are several…

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Brushing Your Teeth Regularly Can Save You From Alzheimer’s Disease

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Brushing your teeth regularly can save you from getting Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study reports. The research reports that a bacteria called P. gingivalis, which is linked to periodontitis, is found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease.   The research was conducted by Cortexyme, Inc.,…

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Surprise Medical Bills Targeted By President Trump and Congress

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Surprise medical bills have long upset patients all over the United States, especially for those families on fixed incomes. Now the Congress and President Trump are stepping in with serious intentions on fixing this crucial health care problem. This is a problem that affects all people, even those with good medical insurance plans. President Trump…

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Zinc Deficiency May Give You A Bad Case Of High Blood Pressure

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Zinc is a nutrient that people need to stay healthy. It is found in cells throughout the body and helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses. The body also needs zinc to make proteins and DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Zinc also helps wounds heal and is important for proper sense of taste and smell. A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency…

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Food Odors Can Control Your Binging And Keep The Weight Off

Food odors can have a strong impact on your appetite. Some food odors will prevent you from overeating and and getting fat. A new study finds this can be a novel way to fight cravings for unhealthy foods and prevent you from getting obese.   In recent years, ambient odors have become an important tool…

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