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By: Daniel Azzinaro 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke per year. Strokes, which cause brain damage, are a major cause of death and disability in the US. Most survivors have some type of disability, and at least half are affected severely en...

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By: Mary Siwirski May is Stroke Awareness month. As a Registered Nurse in a Neurosurgical Intensive Care unit, I can be heard explaining signs of a stroke to anyone near me. Knowing that someone I have spoken to is able to recognize stroke symptoms and ha...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak According to the Stroke Center: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More than 140,000 people die each year from stroke in the US. Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the US. Nea...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak Families and friends face uncertainty after someone they love suffers from a stroke. Most of those who suffer from a stroke are older and do not ever fully recover from it. The future is unknown for stroke patients, so sometimes you j...

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By Staff Writer Dementia • A syndrome, not a disease. • It is a group of symptoms that affects mental cognitive tasks such as memory and reasoning. • People can have more than one type of dementia known as mixed dementia. • According to World Heal...

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By: Staff Writer Regular Physical Exercise • According to Age UK, this can reduce developing dementia by as much as 36%. Eating a Mediterranean Diet • According to Mayo Clinic, this diet is associated with a lower level of oxidized low-density lipopro...

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By: Staff Writer A new study, appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal, discovers that one hour of brain training will increase IQ by five to 10 points, however, the catch is only if you believe the training will work. A st...

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By Zafarul Azam Alzheimer is ultimately a fatal disease that erases memories and destroys mental and physical capacity. CDC in a recent report identifies it as the 6th leading cause of deaths in the US, responsible for 3.6% of all deaths in 2014. The repo...

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By Dr. Riffat Sadiq Approximately 300,000 children in the United States suffer from a disease called Juvenile Arthritis, an umbrella term used to identify various autoimmune/inflammatory conditions and pediatric rheumatic diseases that develop in children...

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By Sue Perbody 1) Relieving Morning Stiffness   You can prevent morning stiffness by sleeping in sweat clothes, a sleeping bag or by taking a hot shower. Keeping the joints warm helps prevent them from stiffening up, which is a good way to measure ho...

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