Compounds in Broccoli may be Beneficial Against Cancer, Osteoarthritis and Schizophrenia

Research has shown that compounds found in the super food broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables are associated with lower risks for developing cancer, preventing cartilage destruction in osteoarthritis and treating schizophrenia. While research showed an association with broccoli and a lower risk for cancer, no one had known for certain how broccoli protects against cancer.…

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Growing Old in New Jersey the 2019 Senior Report

The 2019 Senior Report The 2019 Senior Report published by the United Health Foundation covers health rankings for each state for the more than 50 million seniors who live in the United States, an increase of 45%  from the 30 million in 2000. This also includes the rise of the young senior (ages 65-74) population.…

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Impaired Vision in Seniors Doubles the Risk for Falls

Falls are a leading cause disability in seniors. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury among seniors. Falls can lead to a loss of independence and even death in seniors, especially if they suffer a traumatic brain injury or a hip fracture. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every…

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Tips for Treating Osteoarthritis a Leading Cause of Disability in Seniors

Osteoarthritis is a Leading Cause of Disability in Seniors Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in seniors. In fact, the older one gets, the greater is the chance to get osteoarthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have osteoarthritis. To date, no cure…

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Long-term Care and Skilled Nursing

National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019 Next week from May 12-18, 2019 Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation will be participating in the National Skilled Nursing care Week (NSNCW). The NSNCW 2019 theme, “Live Soulfully,” will celebrate skilled nursing facilities, their residents and staff and will showcase how they gain happy minds and healthy souls. Established…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure in Diabetics can Prevent Organ Failure

Controlling high blood pressure in diabetics can prevent life-threatening organ failure according to a study published October 4, 2018 in the Clinical and Experimental Hypertension journal. The study that was carried out by researchers from Rutgers University found that high blood pressure rather than the diabetes was responsible for the organ failure. Goal of the…

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A Disease that Mimics Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists have discovered that not all people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) actually have Alzheimer’s because they have discovered a disease that mimics Alzheimer’s, but is not AD. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) issued guidelines April 30, 2019 for this newly found disease. The guidelines were from a workshop funded by…

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