50-Plus Job Fair in Pittsfield Part of ‘Employ Older Workers Week'
As part of national “employ older workers week,” BerkshireWorks, in collaboration with Elder Services of Berkshire County, Age Friendly Berkshires and AARP Massachusetts, bring...
1 month ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Why you should worry about your child snoring
Dr. Sabrina Kitaka, a senior paediatrician at Mulago Hospital, says snoring is not normal and if one notices that their child is snoring, the parent should seek the specialised...
1 month ago - Topix
Breastfeeding May Lower Moms' Stroke Risk Later
Women who have breastfed have a 23 percent lower risk of stroke after menopause, new research has found. The link is even stronger among black women, who had a 48 percent lower...
1 month ago - Web MD - 2 articles
No one tells you that life as a 40-year-old single woman can be this good
Glynnis MacNicol is here to tell you that life as a 40-year-old single, childless woman - the thing we're taught to fear and avoid at all costs! - is actually pretty great...
3 monthes ago - National Post
Top 12 Common Causes of Irregular Periods
The onset of the menstrual cycle marks the puberty of the girl child. The typical menstrual cycle happens every 28- 30 days and may last upto 5-7 days. It is common to have...
3 monthes ago - Pregnancy Week by Week Calendar
Status Epilepticus-The Hunt for Treatable Causes
Working my way through medical school and pediatric neurology residency, I was frequently asked why anyone would choose a career in child neurology, and-“it׳s so depressing” or...
3 monthes ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
Avoid overwhelming patients with preventive guidelines
Glen B. Taksler The more preventive care options that middle-aged and older patients received, the less likely they were to follow such options, according to findings recently...
3 monthes ago - Healio
Elevated BP increases risk for pregnancy loss in healthy women
Healthy women with increased BP before conception were more likely to have pregnancy loss compared with those with normal BP, according to a study published in...
6 monthes ago - Healio - 7 articles
Sewing project offers comfort to opioid-dependent newborns
On a mild winter afternoon, members of the Barnstable Senior Center and schoolgirls in a 4-H sewing program hemmed and embroidered pieces of flannel to create what must be one...
7 monthes ago - Topix
NSW senior constable accused of historical child sex abuse
A NSW police officer has been charged over numerous alleged historical child sex abuse offences.
7 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
The headlines of Master Doctor
Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus
Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic plaques of Alzheimer's.
Why some with the 'Alzheimer's gene' do NOT develop the disease
The ApoE4 gene increases the risk of Alzheimer's, but has also been detected in people who never develop neurodegenerative disease. Boston University has a theory as to why.
World Osteoporosis Day
World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on 20th October every year by the International Osteoporosis Foundation to raise awareness on ways to prevent osteoporosis and other...
Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?
Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk...
Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Boost the Aging Brain
Title: Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Boost the Aging Brain Category: Health News Created: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Adding Radium-223 to Abiraterone No Help in Prostate Ca
More fractures, deaths in patients with mCRPC and bone mets
Language Barrier Means Millions Of Elderly - Like My Grandmother - Lack...
Although volunteers for Alzheimer's research are desperately needed, so many patients - mainly Spanish speakers - face a language barrier.
Distinguishing fatal prostate cancer from 'manageable' cancer now possible
Scientists have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy.
Cataract surgery with traumatic zonular loss
The patient is a relatively young construction worker who sustained a blunt traumatic ocular injury that was fortunately nonpenetrating. This resulted in the development of a...
More Evidence Herpes Virus Strongly Tied to Alzheimer's
New epidemiologic studies suggest a causal relationship between the herpes virus and Alzheimer's, as the involvement of the immunology system in the disease becomes a 'hot'...