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Exercise Tips to Keep Boomers on Their Feet

Taking simple precautions can help prevent pain and injury, doctors say SATURDAY, July 4 (HealthDay News) -- While baby boomers are not as young as they used to be, exercise is just as important as ever, but certain precautions are in order to stay injury-free. "As boomers age, ...

Thomson Reuters Study Finds Baby Boomers and Generation X Face Healthcare Cost Hurdles

Survey Measures Impact of Recession on Healthcare Use by Demographic Segment ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five percent of Americans say they had difficulty paying for healthcare in the past 12 months, with the Baby Boomer and Generation X age groups leading the way, accor...

Online Store Offers Affordable Digital Hearing Aids For Baby Boomers

MyHearPod.com provides digital hearing aids for a reduced price by allowing the customer to service and clean the hearing aids themselves. (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- As people born in the generation called the "Baby Boomers" continue to age, hearing loss is becom...

PRELEX is the Answer for Baby Boomers Vision Needs

Dr. Khanna has found PRELEX is better than Lasik for individuals over 50. It Imparts distance and near vision in each eye. PRELEX is longer lasting, prevents the development of cataracts, and does not induce dry eye. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) March 15, 2009 -- Dr. Khanna...

Aging Baby Boomers May Swamp Cardiac Care

'Diabesity' renders them more prone to heart attacks than their predecessors, researchers say THURSDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Baby boomers are not in good shape, even when compared with their counterparts 10 or 20 years ago, researchers warn. According to a new study, more a...

The New Crystalens HD Gives Many Baby Boomers and Seniors an Opportunity to See Clearly at All Distances while Reducing or Eliminating the Need for Glasses

Updegraff Vision Precision LASIK™ and Cataract Center announces the addition of the Crystalens HD to their existing portfolio of high technology lens implants. The Crystalens offered by Dr. Updegraff is helping the +50 consumer understand that they can do something about their cataracts an...

He Said, She Said: Boomers Rate Their Spouses' Health

Health survey of spouses reveals little exercise, a wish for weight loss and surprising aging expectations ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A recent survey of baby boomers revealed that their positive outlook on their own health and that of their spouses' may not sync u...

www.greatplacesinc.com Isthe Leading Internet Resourcefor Current, Relevant, Reliable Advice,Counseling the 76 MillionBaby Boomers Who Are Increasingly Responsible for Their Aging Parents' Care

At www.greatplaceinc.com , you'll find a 50-state register of senior housing options -- senior apartments, assisted living, nursing homes, adult day care and many more -- together with a 12-chapter Toolkit that offers advice and counsel on a variety of legal, social and family issuesthat impact...

Surge in older cancer survivors expected as baby boomers age

STORRS, CT The United States could be faced with a national health care crisis in the coming decades as the country's baby boomer population ages and a growing number of older adults find themselves diagnosed with and living longer with cancer. That is the position of a team of researchers fro...

Leading London Neurosurgeon, Sim Farar, Partners with Los Angeles Fitness Guru to Help Baby Boomers Decrease Memory Loss

Lesley Stein, CPT fitness expert, is going the extra mile to help baby boomers reduce their risk of memory loss through an educational seminar that links nutritional health and fitness to brain activity. NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (Business Wire EON) November 6, 2008 -- On No...
Boomers in Medical Technology

Brain Fitness Makes Boomers Age Younger

Posit Science Study Shows Ten Year Improvements in Memory and Attention SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby Boomers will age differently, according to experts gathered at the Sixth Annual Boomer Venture Summit at Santa Clara University . And, it's not just that they will act yo...

Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

...oss focus on early screening and treatment LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facts about osteoporosis are staggering. 75 million baby boomers are approaching the age where the disease is tightening its grip on their bones. Osteoporosis ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00232 ) ...

BioElectronics Announces Profitability Breakeven and Additional Clinical Trials

... As baby boomers age drug-free treatments receive renewed attention in clinical trials - David G. Genecov, MD, FACS, FAAP to begin Plantar ...

American Board of Internal Medicine President Named to Alzheimer's Study Group

... are suffering from Alzheimer's and millions more loved ones are dealing with the strain, both emotional and financial, this puts on a family. As baby boomers enter their later years, we will see these numbers dramatically increase," said Dr. Cassel. "We need to act now to ensure that we improve care and dev...

Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

... A. Vassalotti, MD, chief medical officer, National Kidney Foundation. "The burden of type 2 diabetes and hypertension is expected to grow as the Baby boomers age and as the obesity epidemic continues. The increase in diabetes and hypertension, the major risk factors for chronic kidney disease, will also dri...

Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks

...ng fuller, more active lives while also facing added responsibilities at work and home. In fact, with people living longer, 71 percent of today's baby boomers have at least one living parent. Approximately one of every eight are raising a child and providing financial assistance to a parent, according to the...
Boomers in Medical Dictionary

Tooth decay

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Knee joint replacement

... : Questions Patients Should Ask Their Surgeons ... Read about total knee replacement (TKR) surgery complications, risks, recovery, ... Baby boomers go to " joint " camp to prepare for hip and knee replacement surgery. ... Considering knee replacement surgery, but still have some ques...
Boomers in Biological News

You don't call, you don't write: Connectivity in marine fish populations

... Children of baby boomers aren't the only ones who have taken to setting up home far from where their parents live. A new study published this week in the Proceedings of the N...

Study: Elderly Women can increase strength but still risk falls

...e affected the older group's ability to make gains in power, LaRoche is continuing to research older women's capacity to develop muscle power. As baby boomers age, doubling the over-65 population by 2030, research that supports fall prevention and independent living is a growth area. "I tell my students, 'th...

Human deaths from shark attacks hit 20-year low last year

...ould expect there to be more shark attacks each year than the previous year simply because there are more people entering the water, he said. For baby boomers and earlier generations, going to the beach was basically an exercise in working on your suntan where a swim often meant a quick dunking. Today people...

Portable device quickly detects early Alzheimer's

...Woods Center has shown that the 10-minute DETECT test has similar accuracy to the 90-minute Gold Standard pen and paper test. With millions of baby boomers easing into late adulthood, the number of patients with Alzheimers is expected to skyrocket over the next few decades. More than 24 million people wor...

New treatment for age-related macular degeneration within sight

...d to normal levels. In control mice with normal levels of endostatin, the number of abnormal blood vessels were practically undetectable. With Baby boomers reaching advanced ages, new treatments are desperately needed to keep age-related macular degeneration from becoming a national epidemic, said Gerald ...

Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young

... ST. LOUIS Little lifestyle changes can pay big dividends to aging baby boomers who want to stay vibrant, says John Morley, M.D., director of the division ...ms early, when they are most easily treated. Its all about being proactive. boomers like to ask questions, and were giving some answers so they can take contro...

Could vitamin D, a key milk nutrient, affect how you age?

... WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2007)- There is a new reason for the 76 million baby boomers to grab a glass of milk. Vitamin D, a key nutrient in milk, could have aging benefits linked to reduced inflammation, according to a new study publish...

Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain

... adults today,?Hollenberg said. This advancement in science related to brain health is especially exciting at a time when the nation’s 78 million baby boomers are aging. The need to impact cognitive function and brain health will only continue to grow with this aging population. ...

Secrets of the sea yield stronger artificial bone

...replacements were performed in 2000, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. These numbers are expected to swell in the future as baby boomers age. Because of the pressing need for longer-lasting artificial bone, researchers like Tomsia have developed materials that take their cue from nat...

Efficiency, not more doctors, is the prescription for aging population

...dget goes to the care of chronically-ill Americans. Additionally, the need for such management is expected to increase as the population ages and baby boomers acquire a growing number of ailments such as Type II diabetes, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Prior studies b...
Boomers in Biological Technology

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

...D Severity in Administrative Claims Data (Mucha L, et al.) About Alzheimer's Disease It is estimated that one in eight baby boomers will develop AD, resulting in significant costs to society and individuals. Recent data estimate the cost of dementia including AD at nearly $120 bil...

Video: Accera Launches Axona(TM), First Medical Food Therapy to Help Manage Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

...cted to increase as the baby boomer generation ages and as medical technology continues to advance. In fact, it is estimated that 10 million U.S. baby boomers alive today will develop Alzheimer's disease. With the lack of innovative new medications, both patients and caregivers are seeking alternative therap...

Atrial Fibrillation Month - StopAfib.org Announces September Focus on Life-Threatening Irregular Heartbeat

...Over five million Americans now suffer from this scary irregular heartbeat," says Hills, "and millions more will develop it as it overtakes aging baby boomers and young athletic people. We now know that it can run in entire families, too." "The impact of this terrifying condition on patients and families i...

A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care

...continue specialty services, leaving patients with limited access to care when they need it most - WARSAW, Ind., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As baby boomers approach retirement age, a confluence of forces may threaten access to the specialty care they need to treat their bone and joint disorders. A near-...

Video: Data From 185,000 ICU Admissions Show Significant Reductions in Mortality:

...as become a necessity, not a luxury, and this program is the only identified way to address the growing critical care crisis resulting from aging baby boomers and the shortage of critical care doctors and nurses," said Dr. Brian Rosenfeld, VISICU chief medical officer ( http://www.visicu.com/company/clinical...

DermAvance Pharmaceuticals Announces Investment by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

...non-animal derived, long-lasting, easy to administer, and cost effective. The facial regeneration market is emerging as a powerful force with the baby boomers coming of age, and the US dermal filler market is projected to reach $1 billion by 2012. About DermAvance Pharmaceuticals, Inc. DermAvance Pharmac...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces EUFLEXXA(TM) as Title Sponsor of the National Senior Games Hockey Championships and the GeezerJock of the Year Award

...h circulation and advertising revenues. Under the Turnstile umbrella of magazines, Masters Athlete is continuing to expand its reach among active baby boomers and other adult athletes. The public can submit athletes for consideration as nominees for the EUFLEXXA GeezerJock of the Year Award via the online ...

Bioenergy Life Science and Integrative Therapeutics, Inc. Form Exclusive Co-Marketing Alliance

.... "D-ribose is already changing the lives of many suffering from chronic energy-depleting conditions. It's also improving the quality of life for baby boomers as they reach the prime of their lives. Our collaboration will mean that more people will have access to this exciting breakthrough." Research publis...

National Stem Cell Holding in Final Stage Negotiations for Exclusive Licensing of its Recently Discovered Biomaterial for Anti-Aging Applications

...ree years, it is expected to grow to $70 billion. There are 75 million Baby boomers in the U.S. with 53 million between the ages of 40 and 50, according to Government Accounting Office. Every day 11,000 Baby boomers turn 50 and this trend will continue for the next 10 years.. By 2012, 50 pe...

National Stem Cell Holding Announces Patent Application for Newly Discovered Cellular Derived Biomaterials for Anti-Aging Applications

...rable. According to Government Accounting Office, there are 75 million Baby boomers in the U.S. with 53 million between the ages of 40 and 50. Every day 11,000 Baby boomers turn 50 and this trend will continue for the next 10 years. Many are concer...
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