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How Medical Alert for Seniors Protects the Elderly from Accidental Falls

07th November 2012
The absolute importance of having a reliable medical alert system in place can be understood in the context of a leading killer among the elderly: accidental elderly falls. There is a convoluted explanation why more and more elderly people seem to be dyin... Read >
Author: Stefanie Jeanne

Olive Oil For A Healthy Brain

26th March 2012
Although many people are aware of the great health benefits of olive oil in the diet, few realise that it can also have a powerful impact on brain health. An essential component of the famous 'Mediterranean Diet', researchers have long been interested ... Read >
Author: Peter Field

Reduce and Eliminate Puffy Eyes

20th March 2012
Copyright (c) 2012 Joe Maldonado There are times when individuals have puffy eyes and most of them are wondering on how to get rid of puffy eyes. Puffy eyes, otherwise known as periorbital edema, happen when there is swelling of the eyes. It caused by ... Read >
Author: Mr.Guru

How To Alleviate Constipation & Promote Good Digestive Health

13th March 2012
Constipation is one of the leading health issues that can strike people of every age. While proper hydration, diet and exercise can help to ameliorate this common digestive problem for most people, for older individuals there may be specific issues that s... Read >
Author: Glen Greenbaum

Eyelid Cancer Treatment in India at Mumbai and Delhi at Low Cost.

29th November 2011
Eyelid Cancer Overview Eyelid cancer is a general term for a cancer that occurs on or in the eyelid and is broadly categorized as an epithelial (outer surface) tumor. An eyelid tumor may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous, meaning it can... Read >
Author: pankaj Nagpal

Important Facts About Scabies Symptoms

05th October 2011
If you are infected with scabies for the first time, there's a much better chance that you have spread it to other people. This happens because usually the irritating symptoms won't appear for up to a month after the infestation, but you are contagious an... Read >
Author: DominicCaldwell

Seniors Bullying Seniors A Growing Problem

17th February 2011
As the number of older adults grows, it appears that bullying among seniors is becoming a national problem. When the Akron Beacon Journal hosted a call-in program about bullying in northern Ohio, the number of seniors who dialed in revealed the increasing... Read >
Author: Carolina Moore

Elder Care and Holiday Health: Why Seniors Crave Sweets

14th January 2011
With the holidays upon us, you may need to hide the candy from both your children and ... your grandparents! More and more studies have found many people over the age of 70 crave sweets. Why? Because as we age, we have fewer and fewer taste buds and... Read >
Author: Lynn Grayson

7 Natural Tips To Combat Acne And Acne Scar

02nd November 2010
Acne affects all ages from teenagers to older adults. Many people also suffer the after effects of scarring. In today's world many products exist that will help you clear up the problem from cleaners to creams and in some cases plastic surgery. Now cleani... Read >
Author: Charles

How to Stop Chronic Nail Biting In 9 Minutes

02nd September 2010
Chronic nail biting is really embarrassing and irritating. Many people, especially adults who have been biting their nails since childhood, have this problem and cannot seem to get rid of this habit. Also known as onychophagia, nail-biting has been identi... Read >
Author: harry murphy

VAXIGRIP Junior: Flu Vaccine for Children

08th June 2010
According to some estimates the influenza virus affects approximately 1 billion people each year all over the world. The influenza virus or flu can cause serious complications, and certain people groups have a higher risk of experiencing health complicati... Read >
Author: EvaJudge

Music Therapy for Adults with Disabilities

08th June 2010
Research has proven that music therapy provides a wealth of benefits for people in all age groups and with varying health challenges, from children with autism, to cancer patients to those who suffer strokes, to adults with developmental disabilities, and... Read >
Author: David

Dehydration - Causes and treatment

14th May 2010
Dehydration is an illness which causes extreme electrolyte imbalances in the body. It occurs when you do not take in enough fluids to replace what have been lost through sweat and urination. While dehydration is a danger during any sport of physical exert... Read >
Author: jenifermichale

Role of A Gerontological Nurse

29th April 2010
Gerontological nursing is gaining more popularity in the field of nursing profession, of late. Moreover, demand for quality nurses in gerontology is more likely to increase in the coming years, thanks to the increasing number of baby boomers in the world ... Read >
Author: ValteJohn

Blepharitis And Its Treatment

14th April 2010
One of the most common eye problems in older adults is a skin condition called blepharitis . In severe cases, it may also cause styes , irritation and inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva. Inflammation happens when the body tries to fight an injury ... Read >
Author: credulous
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