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Scientists discover potential treatment window for Alzheimer's patients

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Early detection is often cited as one of the most important factors in treating Alzheimer's disease, and results of a new study suggest it may be even more critical than originally thought.

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Fungus may hold key to cancer treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Scientists are continually looking for new methods to treat cancer, and a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois may have found a potential breakthrough in an unlikely source.

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Healthy eating habits help dementia patients thrive

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

It's no secret that eating well and exercising are crucial for helping elders remain healthy and independent for longer without too much home care help.

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Study: Vitamin D not beneficial for older women's bone health 

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

It was once believed that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements were key in keeping bones strong and healthy in old age.

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Idea of 'healthiness' in old age needs to change

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

For most seniors, being able to age well or age successfully in place is a goal.

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Positive memories may boost mood of the depressed

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

Finding ways to help elderly loved ones improve their depression is crucial in getting them back to enjoying the activities they once loved and on the right track in terms of taking care of their overall health.

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Mediterranean diet can help seniors lower heart disease, stroke risk

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Not only are heart disease and stroke two of the biggest threats to independent living, they are also some of the leading causes of death in the United States.

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Eating avocados associated with healthier lifestyle

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Most home care providers understand the importance of offering patients healthy fare in order to help them ward off serious medical conditions that could affect their independence.

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Stress management plays key role in reducing chronic pain

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Chronic pain in seniors can be caused by a number of different issues. Everything from an injury suffered decades ago to recent surgery to osteoarthritis can play a role.

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Awareness of heart disease grows among women

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Heart disease is one of the biggest issues facing the senior care community. The condition is the leading cause of death in the United States, and women are particularly at risk for heart disease.

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Study finds elders gain brain boost from Facebook

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

The social media website known as Facebook, was created in 2004 and has more than 500.000,000 users, equaling out to one in 13 people having an account worldwide, OnlineSchools.org reports.

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Air pollution levels could up the risk of cardiac arrest

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Cardiac arrest is a serious condition in which a person's heart stops functioning suddenly, meaning no blood is being pumped to other areas.

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Sitting linked to higher risk of chronic diseases

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

In today's society, most people work in places where they sit for approximately eight hours.

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Columbia researchers uncover potential new marker for Alzheimer's

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

One of the biggest challenges of treating Alzheimer's disease is understanding what changes to the brain could be the cause of the condition.

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Cancer patients benefit from wellness therapy

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Cancer continues to be one of the most troubling diseases in the U.S., with approximately 1,600,290 new cases predicted in 2013 alone, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Women at a greater risk for issues with hip implants

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Joint Replacement

Hip replacement surgery offers seniors many benefits. Not only can it help alleviate pain and discomfort, it can also help older adults regain their mobility and a sense of independence.

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Seniors with undiagnosed depression may be less protected from shingles vaccine

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Depression is a common disorder in the U.S., as nearly one in 10 adults are diagnosed with the condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Even though any age group can develop depression, the CDC finds incidents tend to increase with age.

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Combination drug therapy could help treat rheumatoid arthritis

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can be one of the biggest threats to independent living. An autoimmune disease, RA differs significantly from other forms of arthritis, and the pain and inflammation associated with the condition can make it difficult to perform activities of daily living.

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Neurostimulation shows promise as effective Parkinson's treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

There may be no known cure for Parkinson's disease, a condition that affects an estimated 1 million adults in the United States, but neurostimulation has proven to be particularly effective in its later stages.

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Obesity may be tied to altitude

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Obesity is a growing problem in the U.S., as more than one-third of the entire adult population is overweight or obese, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

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