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Alzheimer’s: Blame it On the Genes; Lifestyle changes the only Saving Grac

It’s all in the Genes they say. In the first ever threadbare genetic study of Alzheimer’s, reports have it that late on set Alzheimer’s in 58% to 79% of the cases, is genetically linked. // ....Nearly 4.5 million people, over the age of 60 succumb to it. The disease is marked by apparent confusion, memory problems and marked behavior changes. The study's findings have found a place in the Archiv...

Aging in Place Concept Helps People Age Gracefully

Aging gracefully can sometimes be a problem especially when the admission to nursing homes or assisted living facilities looms large. //Marilyn Rantz, nursing researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia calls this as a slippery slope and says that there is a way to prevent elderly people from getting onto this slope. ..Consumers say they never want to go to a nursing home. I have never me...

Cut Calories to Age Gracefully

A recent study has shown that cutting back a few calories from our diet and exercising some more over a lifespan can prevent certain age related changes in cells. // ....Scientists from the University of Florida's Institute on Aging have found that eating a little less food and exercising a little more over a lifespan can reduce or even reverse aging-related cell and organ damage in rats. ......

The first vaccine for cancer ever to grace the face of this Earth!

Research is always painstaking and reaps benefits only when done with full dedication. Same is the case in the lab of Dr. Richard Schlegel in Georgetown. This has brought to the world the first cancer vaccine. // ..The landmark day for the lab was when on June 8, the Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine, called Gardasil. This vaccine for cervical cancer blocks four strains of HPV....

Aging Gracefully, With a Chronic Disease

For the better part of three decades, Sherrie Kossoudji has endeavored each day to manage the inflammation, chronic pain, tight joints and other types of physical strife caused by rheumatoid arthritis. ......Rheumatoid arthritis affects my life in as many ways as you could possibly imagine, and pretty much at all times, says Kossoudji. It is a disease that can be manipulated with medicine, but i...
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