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Most Common Health Problems in Elderly People

Most Common Health Problems in Elderly People

Certain conditions or disorders can develop as we age that impact our quality of life and ability to live independently. Here, we take a look at the most common health problems in elderly people—conditions always worth monitoring.

Osteoarthritis: Sometimes called “wear and tear” arthritis, osteoarthritis is characterized by a loss of

Scientists Use Laser and Stem Cells to Repair Teeth

A recent study could lay the groundwork for the development of noninvasive laser therapy that could dramatically change dental treatment. The laser prompts human stem cells to form dentin, the calcified tissue that provides most of a tooth’s core structure.
If it is found to be effective in humans, the new

Top 5 Healthy Beverages

Top 5 Healthy Beverages

One way of weaning yourself off one or more of the 5 worst drinks for your body, is to learn how to enjoy the fabulous flavor of one of the top 5 healthy beverages. So, start sipping your way to good health!

Essential Nutritional Needs for Postmenopausal Women

Menopause produces many changes in a woman’s body, not least of which are her nutritional needs. “It is important for women to focus on nutrition throughout their lives, but the postmenopausal years may provide unique challenges,” says Melissa Flynn, RD, a senior dietitian with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. “Hormone fluctuations, slower

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