Monthly Archives: July 2013

Available Scanning May Lower Fatal Lung Cancer Rates

The government has started recommending lung cancer screenings for older adults between the ages of 55-70 who have smoked at least a pack of cigarettes daily for 30 years or more, as well as smokers who have smoked two packs … Continue reading

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Reverse Mortgage Rules May Tighten

Experts are suggesting that many older Americans should consider their home’s value as a way to help their finances during retirement years. Reverse mortgages are expected to become a vital part of many financial retirement plans over the coming years, … Continue reading

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Correlation Found Between Height and Cancer Risk

A new study has found a strong correlation between women’s height and their risk of cancer. The study consisted of over 20,900 women between the ages of 50 and 79. Researchers divided the women into five groups based on each … Continue reading

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Ginseng May Decrease Fatigue In Cancer Patients

A new study shows that ginseng supplements may help give people who have been diagnosed with cancer more energy. “The issue with cancer-related fatigue is that it can be a profound fatigue that is not relieved by sleep or rest … Continue reading

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Antioxidant In Red Grapes May Reverse Benefits Of Exercise

A new report released by Medical News Today stated that the natural antioxidant found in red grapes and red wine may reverse benefits of cardiovascular exercise in elderly men. Researchers followed 27 men around age 65 who were considered healthy. … Continue reading

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Skipping Breakfast May Raise Heart Health Risks

A new study has found that skipping breakfast may be more dangerous than many Americans realize. The study that took place out of Harvard found that men who skipped breakfast are 27% more likely to have a heart attack or … Continue reading

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New Research Could Cure Blindness

According to a new study, there may be hope for people suffering from blindness. Scientists have found a way to use stem cells removed from mice embryos that have mature photoreceptors, the cells in the retina that catch light to … Continue reading

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Medicare Pushing New Plan

Medicare is working toward a new plan that, if it goes into effect, will impact around 500,000 medical doctors who work in group practices. The new plan is a way of redirecting medicine from the current United States payment system … Continue reading

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New Knife May Detect Cancer Cells During Surgery

Researchers may have discovered a new tool to help surgeons remove all cancer cells during surgery. According to a new report, a surgical knife that heats the body’s tissue while cutting can detect cancer in the smoke that is produced … Continue reading

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Fidelity’s Individual Retirement Balance Increased In 2012

According to the mutual fund giant’s annual analysis, Fidelity’s average individual retirement balance in the United states increased in 2012 to $81,100, a five year high. Experts have suggested that the increase has made up for some of the losses … Continue reading

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