viernes, 6 de octubre de 2017

HABIT: Delaying Dementia? - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.

HABIT: Delaying Dementia? - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.


ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., but did you know that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable? Here is what you need to do to protect yourself.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Nearly three million Americans have dental implants, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Most of the procedures go well, but sometimes, there is gum loss that causes self-consciousness and tooth sensitivity. A new technique allows a dentist to move gums back into place without cutting or stitching.

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Cancer-fighting teams may soon include an oncologist, a surgeon and… a mathematician. Tumor growth isn’t as random as once thought. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix has opened a research lab where the goal is to use math to find the best treatment for brain cancer tumors.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Aspirin has been used as a pain reliever for more than 100 years. And since the seventies, popping a pill a day has been doctors’ orders for patients with heart disease. Now, the largest study to date casts some doubt on the benefits of taking an aspirin a day for certain heart patients.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Memory loss, trouble with speech, and mood changes are some of the warning signs of dementia. While most symptoms aren’t noticeable until a person reaches his or her sixties or seventies, scientists say changes in the brain begin decades earlier. Now a specialized prevention program, started at the first signs of cognitive decline, may maximize a person’s quality of life.

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It’s not enough to be gentle with those who are like us if we can’t find it in ourselves to be kind with those who are less fortunate than we are. The true test of our compassion lies in our ability to have concern for those least like ourselves.” 

— Keith Boykin

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