viernes, 8 de abril de 2016 Top 10 Viewed Reports 4/8/2016

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Aging Gracefully 
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Age may just be a number, but when the numbers start adding up, so do the stereotypes. One geriatrician is on a mission to dispel the negative mindset that getting older means getting worse.
         2. Plasma Therapy: No New Knees Needed (2nd week)
BEND, Ore. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Most of us don’t think about our tendons and ligaments until we tear or damage them. Surgery used to be a common fix, but a non-surgical solution is gaining support among professional athletes and weekend warriors. Here’s how your own blood can help heal you.
         3. Reversing Dementia: NPH (2nd week)
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Normal pressure hydrocephalus or NPH is a condition that many of us have never heard of, but it can cause a person to lose the ability to walk and talk normally. And because the symptoms are similar to dementia or Parkinson’s, it’s a condition that can be easily overlooked. But unlike dementia, if doctors diagnose NPH, they can often reverse it.
         4. Eat a Japanese Diet, Live Longer? (2nd week)
Mar. 23, 2016 - Closer adherence to Japanese dietary guidelines is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes and death from cardiovascular disease, particularly stroke, finds a new ...
         5. Blame Your Road Rage On a Brain Parasite? (2nd week)
Mar. 23, 2016 - Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger -- road rage, for example -- are more than twice as ...
         6. New Test for Brain Tumors
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Every year in the United States as many as 15,000 people are diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most aggressive kind of brain cancer. Many patients don’t survive more than a year after diagnosis. A new test can help doctors pinpoint what is driving the tumor and better target their treatment early on.
         7. Curbing Synapse Loss in Alzheimer’s?
Mar. 31, 2016 - Researchers show how brain connections, or synapses, are lost early in Alzheimer’s disease and demonstrate that the process starts -- and could potentially be halted -- before telltale plaques accumulate in ...
         8. Done With Diabetes: No Meds-No Surgery
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese and more than 23 million have type 2 diabetes. Now, there’s a treatment that could fight both of these common health problems.
         9. Diagnosing Diabetes with a Tape Measure?
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You’ve no doubt heard about the dangers of belly fat in adults. Extra weight around the waist has been linked to an increase in heart disease, diabetes and stroke. But until now, there have been few studies to determine if the same weight distribution could point to similar health problems in kids.
         10. Five Foods that Taste their Best in April 
ORLANDO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Spring is almost here and that means our favorite fruits and vegetables will be just right to eat. Although April is a little early for most produce to reach their peak, here are five foods that taste better in April than they will all year long.

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