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Pollution Increases Mortality in Older People

Pollution Increases Mortality in Older People

It is important to realize that an important study showed that pollution increases mortality in older people. This US study from Boston, MA used 16 years of data, 68.5 million Medicare enrollees (65 years or older) and 570 million observations. Notably, it showed that the reduction of
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Vitamin D in Health and Disease

Vitamin D in Health and Disease

There is confusion out there about vitamin D in health and disease. In other words, I thought it would be useful to review some basics about vitamin D and how it can help you to benefit from it. Last year an overview about this topic was published. Notably, a lack of vitamin D causes
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How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Our Health?

How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Our Health?

With wildfires burning everywhere the question is: how does wildfire smoke affect our health? Wildfires seem to occur more frequently during the summer and even in fall. The smoke from the wildfires in Northern California has reached the area where I live in British Columbia, Canada.
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Abnormal Breath Sounds

Abnormal Breath Sounds

The doctor who sees a patient with breathing problems will use a stethoscope to listen to abnormal breath sounds. Apart from history and general examination breath sounds reveal a lot about the lung condition that a patient has. This was a recent review in this publication. https://ww
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Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Dr. Mitchell Fleisher explained that good nutrition can manage chronic inflammation. He presented his talk at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 9-11, 2016) in Las Vegas that I attended. It was entitled “Effective Anti-Aging Nutritional Management of Chronic I
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Five Diseases Associated With Anxiety

Five Diseases Associated With Anxiety

Anxiety is a common human experience and there are commonly five diseases associated with anxiety. Anxiety can be due to the stress response (“fight or flight response”). This helps us cope with acute threats and is called “acute anxiety”. But anxiety can still be there long after the
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Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

At the 23rd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 11-13, 2015) in Las Vegas Dr. Joel Heidelbaugh presented a talk entitled “Examining the Correlation Between Androgen Deficiency and Cardiometabolic Risk”. In the beginning he mentioned that in the last few years many physi
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Inflammation Extinguished By Omega-3

Inflammation Extinguished By Omega-3

I am reporting here about a publication that essentially says “inflammation extinguished by omega-3”. Since the mid 1990’s medical researchers have known that heart attacks, strokes, cancer, arthritis, diabetes and many other illnesses are either associated by chronic infl
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