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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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Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

A new testosterone study in American men found that certainly men with testosterone deficiency are at risk for multiple diseases. Mark Peterson, PhD, MS conducted this clinical trial. He said that previous studies of men were not reflective of the current male population in the US. Th
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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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Stem Cells As Future Therapy

Stem Cells As Future Therapy

Stem cells have been used for treating end stage arthritis where bone rubs on bone. They have also be used for treating cardiovascular conditions (e.g. heart failure following a heart attack). Today bone marrow derived and liposuction derived mesenchymal stem cells are often mixed. Pl
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