Posts Tagged ‘Acute Care Hospitals near Royal Suites are The Shore Medical Center and The Atlanticare Regional Medical Center.’

Dietary Supplements

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of the adults in the United States use dietary supplements such as herbs and other nutrients. Some of these products are known to be a potential cause of severe liver injury. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not require the same kinds…

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Genetic Disorder Hemochromatosis Causes Serious Health Problems for Seniors

According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), hemochromatosis is a common genetic disorder that affects more than a million Americans. Recent research by the University of Exeter in the UK and the University of Connecticut and the NIA intramural Research Program show that hemochromatosis appears to make far more serious health problems for seniors…

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Preventing Vectorborne Diseases from Ticks, Fleas and Mosquitoes

The hot weather of summer sees an increase in diseases carried by the bites of vectors like ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Vectorborne diseases are a major cause of illness and death worldwide. Vectors are insects that feed on blood and when they bite people or animals they transmit diseases. According to the Centers for Disease…

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Walking Steps to Preserve Life in Senior Women

How many steps does a senior woman have to walk in order to maintain health and preserve life? Many devices worn to measure the number of steps taken on a daily basis are pre-programmed to achieve a daily goal of 10,000 steps. However, no one has ever proven scientifically just how many steps really are…

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The Mediterranean Diet May Protect against Late-life Depression

A study presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting May 19, 2019 in San Francisco, shows that a high adherence to a Mediterranean Diet may reduce the risk of late-life depression in seniors. The cross-sectional study was carried out by researchers at the Hellenic Open University in Greece and led by Konstantinos Argyropoulos with…

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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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