By Sushma Subramanian / Published June 10, 2013 / Women’s Health
Defend yourself against prediabetes and type 2 diabetes by sticking to these lifestyle habits, like lifting weights and getting a good night’s sleep
Bacterium helps to regulate metabolism in mice.
Very informative article on hiring caregivers.
By Kristine Kevorkian, Ph.D, Next Avenue Contributor
From time to time, when I worked as a social worker in a skilled nursing facility, visiting family members complained to me about certain staff members. Residents too often were worried that if they themselves griped to senior managers, there might be some form of retaliation.
Trouble sleeping? Try avoiding these 10 foods to get a good night’s rest!
By Lizette Borreli | May 02, 2013 06:35 PM EDT
Sleep deprivation in America has become common among 41 million Americans, says the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Dietary factors that create chemicals can trigger insomnia. Therefore, it is essential to know what foods can contribute to a cornucopia of sleepless nights.
This list of the top ten foods to avoid before bed will help maintain a healthy diet and most importantly give the human body the much needed rest it deserves.
Read entire article at medicaldaily.com
Do you think YOU will need long-term care when you get older?
By Lauran Neergaard and Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press | Associated Press
A new poll examined how people 40 and over are preparing for this difficult and often pricey reality of aging, and found two-thirds say they’ve done little to no planning.
In fact, 3 in 10 would rather not think about getting older at all. Only a quarter predict it’s very likely that they’ll need help getting around or caring for themselves during their senior years, according to the poll by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
That’s a surprise considering… Read entire article
The cause of MS is still a mystery. One current theory links MS to lack of sunlight exposure.
Tampa Bay Times – Annette Funicello, who died last week at age 70 of complications from multiple sclerosis, was diagnosed just as scientific knowledge about the disease was on the brink of expanding.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug for multiple sclerosis in 1993, a year after the beloved original Mouseketeer announced she had the condition. Around the same time, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) came into widespread use, which revolutionized…