Monthly Archives: August 2013

Migraines May Leave Permanent Damage

Migraines may change your brain, according to a new study published by the journal Neurology. Approximately 37 million Americans have had a migraine or suffer chronic migraines and scientists now say the intense headaches may permanently affect the brain. According … Continue reading

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Elderly Employment Rates Remain High

According to a new study, older Americans are much more likely to have a job or be offered a job over a younger adult. The study states that the economy may have influenced the recent switch in the United States … Continue reading

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Fruits And Vegetables May Reduce Cancer Risk

A recent study has found that women who consume large amounts of vegetables and fruits may be at a lower risk of developing bladder cancer. The study was published in the Journal of Nutrition and consisted of 185,885 individuals. Women … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Blood Clot Risks

New research has found that people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing fatal blood clots in the lungs and legs. The study states that people who have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis are three … Continue reading

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Timely Stroke Treatment May Reduce Permanent Damage

Research has found that people who suffer a stroke have better survival and recovery rates if treated within 90 minutes of the event. Clot-busting medications, taken within 90 minutes of the first stroke symptoms, can decrease the risk of permanent … Continue reading

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Physicians Accepting More Medicare Patients

According to a Department of Health and Human Services report, the number of doctors accepting Medicare patients has grown. From 2007 to 2011 the number of new Medicare patients that physicians accepted grew by 1/3. Experts say that the number … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

Researchers have found that giving patients medication that is easier to take, along with having no-copay doctor visits may help lower blood pressure and control deaths caused by high blood pressure. The eight-year study involved 300,000 patients who had previously … Continue reading

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Raw Garlic May Reduce Cancer Risk

A new study has found that garlic may help prevent many chronic health problems and, more significantly, may prevent lung cancer. Consuming raw garlic may cut the risk of lung cancer for non-smokers by 44% according to researchers from the … Continue reading

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New Hope For Lung Cancer Treatment

Medical News Today reports that an experimental treatment used to yield growth and kill ovarian and breast cancer cells may also help treat certain types of lung cancer. The drugs, ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitors, are believed to fight against … Continue reading

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401(k)s Create Confusion For Many Americans

A new study shows that many older Americans may experience confusion concerning their 401(k) plans. The study was conducted by the Charles Schwab Corporation and found that, while most people realize the importance of 401(k)s, they do not understand exactly … Continue reading

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