As latest analysis has didn’t discover a remedy for the illness and different dementia impacting greater than 50 million Individuals, the World Well being Group launched a report on what getting older folks can attempt to do to forestall it. Different information on getting older seems to be at troubling “zombie cells” and palliative care.
The Associated Press:
What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills
If you wish to save your mind, give attention to holding the remainder of your physique effectively with train and wholesome habits moderately than popping vitamin tablets, new tips for stopping dementia advise. About 50 million folks presently have dementia, and Alzheimer’s illness is the most typical kind. Annually brings 10 million new instances, says the report launched Tuesday by the World Well being Group. (5/14)
The Associated Press:
‘Zombie Cells’ Buildup In Your Body May Play Role In Aging
Name them zombie cells — they refuse to die. As they construct up in your physique, research recommend, they promote getting older and the circumstances that include it like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s illness. Researchers are learning medicine that may kill zombie cells and presumably deal with the issues they bring about. (5/14)
Kaiser Health News:
‘Living Their Values’: Palliative Care Power Couple Faces Cancer At Home
Within the 18 years that Kathy Brandt and Kim Acquaviva have been collectively, demise has been a continuing companion. It’s the rationale they went to work every morning. Acquaviva, a professor of nursing, wrote an acclaimed 2017 guide on inclusive end-of-life take care of LGBTQ folks. Brandt, a nationally recognized hospice business chief and guide, was tapped to jot down and edit the newest scientific tips for high quality palliative care. However in January, the skilled turned acutely private: Brandt, 53, was identified with metastatic ovarian most cancers and discovered she had mere months to reside. (Aleccia, 5/15)
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