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Taking it personally with dementia and Alzheimer's treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Taking cues from cancer treatment and research, this new approach to dementia and Alzheimer's focuses on individuals. 

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Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

New gene therapy pumps the brakes on MS

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

By studying MS and gene therapy in mice, researchers may be on the path to reversing the disease in humans. 

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Gene therapy and a T cell-blocking medication could be the key to reversing MS.

Gene therapy and a T cell-blocking medication could be the key to reversing MS.

Taking the fight out of Alzheimer's and dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Certain dementia patients present greater risk for aggressive behavior.

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Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

New device identifies cancer faster than you can tie your shoes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

The MasSpec Pen can make cancer surgery faster and safer. 

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Both surgeons and patients have more peace of mind with a new cancer identification tool.

Both surgeons and patients have more peace of mind with a new cancer identification tool.

Unsavory revelation for meat consumption and diabetes risk

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Red meat and poultry consumption at high levels could increase diabetes risk.

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While not as risky as read meat, white meat also has links with diabetes.

While not as risky as read meat, white meat also has links with diabetes.

You won't believe this new use for the shingles vaccine

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

The shingles vaccine could help with arthritis treatment. 

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A shingles vaccine could have twofold benefits for arthritis patients.

A shingles vaccine could have twofold benefits for arthritis patients.

Poor sight linked with cognitive decline in older adults, new study finds

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's, Chronic Disease, Senior Care

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia. 

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A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

Fall risk slashed among those who practice Tai Chi

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Joint Replacement, Physical Therapy

A research project, published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

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A research project published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

A research project published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

Ticks beware! Surefire tips to keep the bugs at bay

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

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It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

Could men now be at a lower risk for stroke than women?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A new study indicates that stroke risk is becoming lower in men, but staying relatively stable in women.

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A new study indicates that stroke risk is becoming lower in men but staying relatively stable in women.

A new study indicates that stroke risk is becoming lower in men but staying relatively stable in women.

Deadlier than Lyme disease: Powassan Virus 101

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

One rare but particularly dangerous tick-borne illness is the Powassan virus.

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One rare but particularly dangerous tick-borne illness is the Powassan virus.

One rare but particularly dangerous tick-borne illness is the Powassan virus.

Could moderate drinking lower your risk for type 2 diabetes?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A study from scientists in Denmark could have those who enjoy their wine reaching for another glass: Researchers found that drinking in moderation could be linked to a lower risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. 

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A study from scientists in Denmark could have those who enjoy their wine reaching for another glass: Researchers found that drinking in moderation could be linked to a lower risk for developing type two diabetes.

A study from scientists in Denmark could have those who enjoy their wine reaching for another glass: Researchers found that drinking in moderation could be linked to a lower risk for developing type two diabetes.

How can you manage the stress of caregiving?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer’s

Family members may have to manage feelings of stress and burn out when taking care of an Alzheimer's patient.

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How can you manage caregiver burden?

How can you manage caregiver burden?

Could dementia be preventable? New research says yes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Researchers identified nine risk factors across early, middle and later stages of life that increase the chance that an individual will develop dementia.

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Smoking is 1 of 9 nine identified risk factors for dementia development.

Smoking is 1 of 9 nine identified risk factors for dementia development.

Frequent coffee consumption proves beneficial

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Drinking more than three cups of coffee per day can lead to lower odds for liver stiffness.

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Frequent coffee consumption proves beneficial

Frequent coffee consumption proves beneficial

Fido and fitness: Dogs ownership keeps seniors active

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Dog walking could be considered the “key” to staying more active later in life.

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For seniors, dogs may be more than man's best friend.

For seniors, dogs may be more than man's best friend.

Physical exercise is good for the brain and body

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Physical exercise can be beneficial to the brain, according to a new study.

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Physical exercise could help combat dementia.

Physical exercise could help combat dementia.

Probiotics linked to lower depression rates

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

A new study suggests that probiotics can improve patients' mental health.

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Probiotics linked to lower depression rates

Probiotics linked to lower depression rates

Yoga can reverse symptoms of stress

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease, Senior Care

Yoga and meditation may reverse the negative effects of stress on a molecular level. 

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Here's another reason to add yoga to a workout: It can reverse the symptoms of stress.

Here's another reason to add yoga to a workout: It can reverse the symptoms of stress.

Brain games can slow mental decline

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline. 

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A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline.

A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline.

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