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Cause of stroke may be more elusive than we thought

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

A recent study has been conducted into the known risk factors for stroke.

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Study uncovers new factor that could affect life expectancy

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

A new study has uncovered information that may provide further insight into the discrepancy in life expectancy between men and women.

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Studies uncover insight into Alzheimer's origins

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A series of recent studies have uncovered information at the genetic level that may point to clearer insight into potential causes and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease.

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How midlife physical activity can affect later-life mobility

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Physical activity has long been linked to healthy aging, though a recent study from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health has uncovered results revealing that not all activity is created equal. 

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Diabetes cases double over 20 years

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Diabetes is one of the biggest threats to health facing Americans today.

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Adult patients should watch out for misdiagnosis

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

A recent report found that at least 1 in 20 adults are misdiagnosed at outpatient clinics each year.

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How type 2 diabetes can affect breast cancer screenings

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A recent study from Women's College Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences found that women with diabetes are approximately 14 percent less likely to have mammograms than those without the condition.

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Surprising ways to manage senior mental health

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

Depression, anxiety and other related mental health issues are a pervasive concern among many seniors.

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Is poor sleep putting you at greater risk of stroke?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A good night's sleep is a frequently prescribed component of a healthy lifestyle for seniors.

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Can arthritis worsen kidney problems?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

The Mayo Clinic recently released a report detailing the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and kidney problems.

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Feeling down? Head into nature for a mood boost

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

According to the survey, people are happier when they are surrounded by more natural areas, such as parks and gardens.

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Fight dementia with physical fitness

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Recent studies have shown that certain actions can lead the fight against dementia.

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Study: Patients are not following hypertension treatments

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

According to the study, about 10 percent of people were not complying with the hypertension medication at all, while another 15 percent were only taking the pills part of the time.

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Stroke treatment can increase odds of survival

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Physical Therapy

Treatment options can impact the outcome of strokes, so it is important that patients have a clear idea of which is best suited for their case.

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Patients and pets can help each other

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

Providing patients with exposure to animals may be good for a variety of ailments.

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Good sleep may be the key to heart health

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Recent research has shown that sleep may be closely tied to heart health as well, and this relationship is one that should be addressed by all seniors.

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Milk may play a role in osteoarthritis prevention for women

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

A new study coming out of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has discovered evidence that drinking milk may play a role in preventing osteoarthritis of the knee.

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New study provides insight into Alzheimer's

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's has been the subject of much scientific research as doctors work toward understanding its cause and finding a cure.

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Depression is linked to physical health, study shows

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

Maintaining good mental health is just as important as keeping up physical well-being.

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Do diet drinks cause health problems?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Most people know that maintaining a healthy diet is important, but the liquids being consumed need the same kind of attention.

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