Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases

Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases Scientists have been working for decades on developing new methods that would accurately detect signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to the early 2000s, the only way to know for sure whether a person had Alzheimer’s was to conduct an autopsy after … Continue reading “Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases”

Hope For Prescription Drug Pricing Reform

Hope For Prescription Drug Pricing Reform David Mitchell has a type of incurable blood cancer called multiple myeloma, and depends on prescription drugs to keep him alive. Mitchell said he takes infused and oral cancer drugs that cost more than $900,000 per year. Pomalyst, one of the drugs he takes, costs almost $21,000 for 21 … Continue reading “Hope For Prescription Drug Pricing Reform”

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia People in their mid-50s who have two or more chronic health conditions are at a higher risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a long-term study published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers at the University College London and the University of … Continue reading “Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia”

Live Longer With The Right Foods

Live Longer With The Right Foods A new breakthrough study has found that eating legumes, nuts, and whole grains—and less red meat—can add at least a decade to your life. What’s more, the study projects men have a longer life expectancy than women if they switch their dietary habits. The study created a model to … Continue reading “Live Longer With The Right Foods”

Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act

Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act Disabled and elderly U.S. military veterans and their caregivers would receive more support and services under a bill recently introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The proposed legislation would improve in-home care and community-based services and expand services to veterans who live in rural … Continue reading “Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act”

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat Dr. Uma Naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, says there’s one question that her patients repeatedly ask her: “How can I maximize the power of my brain?” After years of studying the intricate connection between the gut and the … Continue reading “Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat”

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer If you’re over 60, you may be making retirement plans. If so, you can also plan to add years to your life. Research-based evidence shows that adopting healthy lifestyle habits can increase your longevity. The good news is it’s never too late to reorder your life. Here … Continue reading “Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer”

Long Term Health Care

Long Term Health Care Older adults who find themselves needing long-term care may believe that Medicare could help them pay their expenses. What may come as a surprise to some of the 63 million Medicare recipients is that Medicare—the single largest payer for health care in the United States—does not pay for long-term care. On … Continue reading “Long Term Health Care”