Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life

Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life Doctors generally warn that having high levels of saturated fatty acids in the body can lead to major health problems that can shorten a person’s life expectancy. But not all fatty acids are bad. A new study has found that omega-3 fatty acids can potentially increase life expectancy by almost … Continue reading “Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life”

Caregiving Under Stress

Caregiving Under Stress There is a group of health care workers that are not visible as the doctors, nurses, lab technicians, and other medical staff was commonly seen by patients. The vast majority of people in this unseen worker group do not have medical degrees or certificates but manage infusion pumps, operate feeding tubes, dress … Continue reading “Caregiving Under Stress”

Is Live-In Care Right For You?

Is Live-In Care Right For You? It’s a fact that older adults want to age in place in their own homes. Unfortunately, the independence of some seniors is threatened unless someone helps them with their day-to-day living activities. Many older adults, however, are finding a solution to this problem by hiring a trained and experienced … Continue reading “Is Live-In Care Right For You?”

Get Better Sleep From A Doctor Who Helps Olympians With Their Sleep

Get Better Sleep From A Doctor Who Helps Olympians With Their Sleep Olympic-bound athletes maintain training that keeps them in top shape for their upcoming competitions. Team members schedule times throughout the week to train, fuel their bodies with high-performance foods, and follow routines set by their coaches, trainers, physical therapists, and other specialists. This … Continue reading “Get Better Sleep From A Doctor Who Helps Olympians With Their Sleep”

What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?

What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ? Ray Burow knew nothing about caregiving when she was thrust into that role after her elderly parent was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, Burow described herself as “ignorant”—like many others in her situation—about caregiving. She compared caregiving for someone with … Continue reading “What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?”

Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information

Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information Children and adolescents are contracting the fast-spreading COVID-19 Delta variant, just as health officials predicted before schools opened across the country. There are now more children being hospitalized for COVID-19 than when the United States first started tracking pediatric cases about a year ago. Children represented 26.8 percent … Continue reading “Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information”

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly Establishing a wireless connection between a human brain and a computer sounds like the plot of a science fiction story. But this was actually done by a research team from the BrainGate consortium, a U.S.-based organization that develops and tests medical devices for people with neurological disease, … Continue reading “Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly”

Retired NASA Engineers called back to fix Hubble Space Telescope

Retired NASA Engineers called back to fix Hubble Space Telescope Scientists at NASA are breathing a sigh of relief now that the Hubble Space Telescope is operational again and providing more breathtaking views of the cosmos. Problems with Hubble’s payload computer caused the 31-year-old spacecraft to shut itself down on June 13. According to the … Continue reading “Retired NASA Engineers called back to fix Hubble Space Telescope”

Hospice Care and End of Life at Home

Hospice Care and End of Life at Home Coneigh Sea cared for her husband while he was a hospice patient in their Murfreesboro, Tennessee home. Sea managed all of his medications and his bodily fluids, mostly by herself. Although her husband died in 1993, Sea still remembers the burden that is placed on her. It’s … Continue reading “Hospice Care and End of Life at Home”