Monthly Archives: October 2013

Existing Drug May Treat Colitis

According to recent research conducted at the University of Alberta, a drug that is currently used to treat patients suffering from leukemia has shown signs of reversing colitis symptoms. Shairaz Baksh, researcher at Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry said, “the … Continue reading

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Study Finds That Dance May Help Parkinson’s Patients

According to a new study, dance may help the body in unexpected ways. The movement of dance is considered to help improve motor skills for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Researchers suggest that dance may help the brain find new … Continue reading

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11 Additional Genes Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

According to a new study published by Medical News Today, researchers have found certain genes that may increase one’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The study has found an additional 11 genes that are linked to the neurodegenerative disease making … Continue reading

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Many Experts Approve Reverse Mortgage Changes

As the reverse mortgage rules have changed, many older Americans are unsure of what the changes actually mean. The program was initially intended to help senior homeowners keep their homes by turning their mortgages into usable money, although the strategy … Continue reading

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More Older Americans Preparing For Retirement

According to a team of insurance organizations who have devoted a study specifically focused on retirement trends, many Americans who are 55 and older will have approximately $22 trillion in assets by the year 2020; this amount has increased $10 … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccination May Offer Protection Against Cardiovascular Events

A new study has found that flu shots may offer additional perks for many senior citizens. The study states that influenza vaccinations may offer protection against adverse cardiovascular problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and more. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Scientists Make New Headway With Regenerative Medicine

Medical scientists at Stanford University have found a way to use fat cells extracted from liposuction as a way to create liver cells. Liver failure claims thousands of lives every year making the procedure both significant and hopeful for many … Continue reading

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Doctors Not Expected To Limit Accepted Medicaid Patients

A new study has suggested that, under the Affordable Care Act, physicians will not be limiting the amount of Medicaid patients they treat. Although, the study does state that many physicians will not be as welcoming to patients who are … Continue reading

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Many Baby Boomers Looking To Downsize

New research has found that baby boomers left with empty nests are much more likely to provide their children with financial aid than to invite them back into their homes. The study suggests that boomers are happy with their empty … Continue reading

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Officials Urging Seniors To Review Medicare Policies

On Tuesday, Medicare’s seven-week enrollment will open, and experts are suggesting that seniors take a closer look at their coverage options instead of staying with their current plan. Next year, monthly premiums may experience significant changes, certain plans will not … Continue reading

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