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Healthcare reform laws may lead to better diabetes care Healthcare reform laws may lead to better diabetes care
Date: 2010-04-30 21:42:28
Diabetes is recognized as one of the leading killers of Americans, but many say that there is still not enough being done to help people with the disease.... Full Story

New program makes diabetes testing more efficient New program makes diabetes testing more efficient
Date: 2010-04-28 13:50:51
Diabetes can be a daunting disease to control, but a new program offers information and testing for individuals at risk of developing the illness. ... Full Story

Genetic test shows risk of developing Alzheimer's Genetic test shows risk of developing Alzheimer's
Date: 2010-04-27 22:34:30
Researchers may be closer to determining which individuals are at risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease, thanks to the discovery that a particular gene may cause the disease.... Full Story

Study: Red wine reduces risk of stroke Study: Red wine reduces risk of stroke
Date: 2010-04-22 19:35:02
For many people, a glass of red wine can be a pleasant way to relax at the end of a long day, but a new study found that red wine might also help reduce the risk of stroke.... Full Story

Study: Dark chocolate helps liver cirrhosis Study: Dark chocolate helps liver cirrhosis
Date: 2010-04-19 22:29:14
Just about everyone likes chocolate for its delicious taste, but a new study presented at the International Liver Conference suggests that it may also have significant health benefits for individuals with cirrhosis of the liver.... Full Story

Study: Dark chocolate helps liver cirrhosis Study: Dark chocolate helps liver cirrhosis
Date: 2010-04-19 22:29:14
Just about everyone likes chocolate for its delicious taste, but a new study presented at the International Liver Conference suggests that it may also have significant health benefits for individuals with cirrhosis of the liver.... Full Story

Healthy diet may help ward off Alzheimer's disease Healthy diet may help ward off Alzheimer's disease
Date: 2010-04-13 19:18:35
According to a new study to be published in the June issue of the Archives of Neurology, consuming a healthy diet may decrease a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. ... Full Story

Research panel recommends dementia test to identify seniors who are unsafe behind the wheel Research panel recommends dementia test to identify seniors who are unsafe behind the wheel
Date: 2010-04-13 19:16:23
Authorities with the American Academy of Neurology reported on Monday that a simple dementia test and the input of close family members are the two best ways to determine the appropriate time to take driving privileges away from senior citizens suffering from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of cognitive decline. ... Full Story

Women who walk regularly may reduce risk of stroke Women lower stroke risk by taking a walk
Date: 2010-04-08 09:00:00
One of the best types of medicine to avoid suffering a stroke is taking a simple walk, researchers say.... Full Story

Routine may be key for better night's sleep for seniors Seniors sleep better when they follow a schedule
Date: 2010-04-07 16:39:18
As people reach old age, they frequently report increased difficulty in sleeping. Now a study has shown that senior citizens can avoid insomnia and improve their sleep quality by following a set routine as they perform daily chores.... Full Story

New test may help reveal early-stage emphysema New test may help reveal early-stage emphysema
Date: 2010-04-06 19:22:34
According to a recent University of Iowa study, a new testing method may help physicians identify smokers who are at the greatest risk of developing emphysema.... Full Story

Patient safety incidences at hospitals continue to be problematic Patient safety incidences at hospitals continue to be problematic
Date: 2010-04-02 22:54:17
According the 2010 HealthGrades Patient Safety in American Hospitals study released earlier this week, nearly 1 million patient safety incidents occurred among Medicare patients at U.S. hospitals over the last three years. ... Full Story

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