For a good night's sleep, have something to get up for
By Sarah Knapton It is said that a clear conscience makes the softest pillow, but the secret of a good night's sleep may be having something worth getting out of bed for the...
12 days ago - National Post
Can Protein-Rich Plant Sources Delay Early Menopause?
Enriched pasta, dark bread, tofu, soys, whole grains and cold cereal were especially associated with lower risk of early menopause.
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Half of all seniors who went to doctor for common cold prescribed unnecessary antibiotics
Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a non-bacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription, according to a new study from...
2 monthes ago - Medical News Today
The Anti-Aging Ingredient You've Never Heard Of That Will Transform Your Skin
For W magazine , by Gillian Sagansky. Two years ago, non-profit entrepreneur Leila Janah strolled into a small marketplace in Northern Uganda in search of a cure for her...
2 monthes ago - The Huffington Post
PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Ophthalmology-based treatments may have effect on seasonal affective disorder
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest...
3 monthes ago - Healio
6 Immune System Boosters for Seniors
There's never a convenient time to catch a cold, but it has a habit of coming on at the most inopportune times - like just before you leave for vacation or attend a special...
4 monthes ago - Sun Health Senior Living
In a bad flu season, high-dose flu vaccine appeared better at preventing deaths in seniors
The high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu...
4 monthes ago - Medical News Today
Scientists discover 'Achilles' heel' of tumor-suppressing protein that drives prostate cancer metastasis
Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have discovered that a protein called Importin-11 protects the anti-cancer protein PTEN from destruction by transporting it into...
5 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
High monthly vitamin D reduces respiratory infections, may increase falls for older adults
In people over the age of 65, acute respiratory infections - such as the common cold, influenza, or pneumonia - can lead to potentially life-threatening complications.
6 monthes ago - Medical News Today - 3 articles
Out in the cold: Why are the oldest people the most excluded?
People over the age of 85 are significantly more likely to suffer social exclusion than those in the 65 to 84-year-old bracket, according to new research.
6 monthes ago - Medical News Today
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Combined cataract/EK surgery may require modifications to technique
Reviewed by Jessica B. Ciralsky, MD When patients who are being considered candidates for endothelial keratoplasty also have a cataract, the first issue is to determine whether...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Treat Alzheimer's Many Other Diseases
Omega-3 fatty acids can help in treating and preventing various diseases like stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
WEIRD: Cataract surgery patient has 27 contact lenses removed from her EYE
A case study published on the British Medical Journal website revealed that a 67-year-old British woman, who was scheduled for cataract surgery in November 2016 due to eye...
People With Sleep Disorders at High Risk for Alzheimer's
Sleep disorders can lead to impaired attention, memory and thinking in people who are genetically susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.
Next-generation phaco system design improves stability, reduces energy
Reviewed by Mitchell Shultz, MD A next-generation phacoemulsification platform (Stellaris Elite with Adaptive Fluidics technology, Bausch + Lomb) is designed to improve...
Phaco sleeve boosts flow, followability
Reviewed by Takayuki Akahoshi, MD A new silicone phacoemulsification sleeve designed with a variety of novel features is enabling safe and efficient microcoaxial cataract...
Life vs. quality of life: A delicate balance
Peter C. Albertsen, MD Dr. Albertsen, a member of the Urology Times Editorial Council, is professor of surgery and chief of urology at the University of Connecticut Health...
Urology-specific quality measures are coming
Bob GattyWhen Congress passed and President Obama signed legislation in 2015 to scuttle the troublesome sustainable growth rate formula for Medicare payments for physician...
Alzheimer's Drug Reduces Metabolic Syndrome Induced Inflammation
An existing Alzheimer's drug called galantamine reduced inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with metabolic syndrome.
Snoring is linked to Alzheimer's, reveals Harvard
Researchers from Harvard University found that daytime sleepiness and sleep apnoea is linked to impaired attention, memory and thinking in people who are genetically...