Three studies published this week found that people exposed to pollutants have a higher risk of stroke, heart attacks and cognitive deterioration.
Posted in Healthy Consumer, heart attack, Memory, pollution, Stroke |
Tagged Air Pollution, Brain, Cognitive Deterioration, Exposed, Heart Attacks, People, Pollutants, Risk, Stroke
Tai chi may help retrain the brain to improve balance and movement control in people with Parkinson’s disease.
Posted in Alternative Medicine, parkinsons, tai chi |
Tagged Brain, Chi Benefits, Chi Tai, Control, Movement Control, Parkinson Disease, Parkinson S Disease, People, Tai Chi
There are people who live long enough to create a link — a one-generation link — to figures from what feels like a distant past. And their presence among us shrinks history.
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Federal health officials recommended this week that all boys be routinely vaccinated against human papillomavirus, or HPV, and that people with diabetes be vaccinated against hepatitis B.
Posted in Healthy Consumer, Hepatitis, HPV, vaccination, vaccinations, vaccine, vaccines |
Tagged Diabetes, Diabetics, Federal Health Officials, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Hpv, Human Papillomavirus, People, Vaccine Recommendations
Given the decreased bone mineral density and poorer bone healing potential in people with osteoporosis, achieving adequate fixation can be challenging for osteotomies or arthrodesis procedures in this patient population. Accordingly, these authors review the literature and assess a range of fixation options including traditional plate fixation, cannulated screws and locking compression plates.
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Tagged Arthrodesis, Bone Density, Bone Healing, Bone Mineral Density, Fixation, Literature, Options, Osteoporosis, Osteotomies, Patient Population, People, Plate Fixation, Screws
The first-time joint publication focuses entirely on amputation prevention in people with diabetes.