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Older Age Linked to Greater Risk of Disability before Death

Older Age Linked to Greater Risk of Disability before Death

Individuals who live to an old age have a greater risk of being disabled near the end of their lives and require the assistance of a caregiver to aid them with daily living, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The report also found women were more susceptible to disabilit... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. David Edelberg 11/27/2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. David Edelberg  11/27/2009

Studies like this are regarded with a "Ho-hum" by most doctors who see patients on a regular basis, especially those physicians like myself who practice nutritional and anti-aging medicine. "Okay," we think, "Someone is getting some sort of government grant to do studies on fruit flies. I gues... Read More


What is the Polypill?

What is the Polypill?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the Polypill. The Polypill is being developed in response to an important reality surrounding cardiovascular disease. There are three important drugs that can help prevent heart disease (statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin). These drugs are not taken for two maj... Read More



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