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Darvocet No Longer Available in the U.S. 20 Nov 2010 | 12:29 am
Carol Eustice, our Guide to Arthritis, reports : There has been talk of taking these drugs off the market for years. Since 1978, the FDA has received two requests to remove propoxyphene from the m...
Age, Testosterone, and... Cancer? 27 Oct 2010 | 12:01 am
Testosterone levels often drop as men age, but no one's sure whether that actually causes problems. A new study suggests that cancer may contribute to this decline. However, there are some big concern...
High Blood Pressure May Predict Dementia 18 Feb 2010 | 06:46 pm
A recent study published in the journal Archives of Neurology found that high blood pressure may predict dementia in older adults who have impaired executive function - difficulty organizing thoughts ...
Memory Loss May Predict Alzheimer's Disease 13 Sep 2006 | 10:24 am
A study being reported in the September 12, 2006, issue of Neurology, finds that adults over the age of 60 who complain of severe memory problems may actually be losing ... Read Full Post
Higher Income Seniors to Pay Higher Medicare Premiums 11 Sep 2006 | 11:07 am
Beginning in 2007 Medicare beneficiaries who earn more money will pay higher premiums for their Medicare Part B coverage. A provision of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act calls for a ... Read Full P...
COPD Patients Need Physical Activity 8 Sep 2006 | 10:48 pm
Spanish researchers have found that physical activity, even a small amount can improve the health of patients suffering from COPD . Those who engage in exercise and activity have fewer hospitalization...
No Flu Shot Shortage This Year 7 Sep 2006 | 07:51 am
There should be no repeat of the flu vaccine shortages of the last few years according to the CDC . Federal officials stated that at least 100 million doses would be ... Read Full Post
Hormone Therapy and Hearing Loss 5 Sep 2006 | 03:13 pm
A new study finds that older women who are taking hormone therapy that included progestin may suffer hearing damage. This small study of postmenopausal women found that those women had ... Read Full P...
Deep Brain Stimulation For Parkinson's Disease 4 Sep 2006 | 08:27 pm
Deep brain stimulation is a surgical procedure in which a thin wire is implanted deep within the brain to deliver an electrical current. The current helps to block abnormal brain ... Read Full Post
Fruit Juice May Prevent Alzheimer's Disease 2 Sep 2006 | 07:19 am
A study published in the American Journal of Medicine finds that seniors who drink fruit or vegetable juices at lease three times a week lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's ... Read Full Post