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The Dangers of Mixing Medications

The Dangers of Mixing Medications

Elderly Americans often subject their bodies to numerous medications that can have harmful, even fatal, consequences, according to a recent study. The study authors, writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that nearly 81 percent of seniors take some form of prescript... Read More


Obesity has a Negative Impact on Knee Arthritis

Obesity has a Negative Impact on Knee Arthritis

Knee problems are a highly common complaint, in fact each year more than 14 million visits to the doctor's office each year. At the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) five different studies showed the negative consequences of obesity in terms of knee arthrit... Read More


Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

A study from the National Institute of Mental Health has found that women who suffer from depression are more likely to enter menopause with an increased risk of bone fractures. Researchers report that 17% of women with depression had decreased bone mass in the femoral neck, compared to 2% of... Read More


What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Dr. Sattesh Babu of Vascular Associates of Westchester discusses Peripheral Arterial Disease, who is at risk, why it is important to be screened and current treatments. Pad is essentially a blockage of the arteries in the lower extremities. That is what we mean by peripheral arteries -- ... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Para la Artritis la prevencion es mejor que la cura

Para la Artritis la prevencion es mejor que la cura

Un nuevo estudio publicado en el Journal Arthritis Research and Therapy, ha demostrado que el ejercicio ayuda a reducir o prevenir el dolor de la osteoartritis. Este estudio tomo en cuenta dos grupos de mujeres, uno de edades entre 48 a 55 anos, y otro de 72 a 79 anos, ambos estaban previam... Read More



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