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Hypersecretion Of Growth Hormone: What You Need To Know
Aug04

Hypersecretion Of Growth Hormone: What You Need To Know

The endocrine system in the human body plays a vital part in maintaining normal growth and a healthy overall body. One specific hormone that is secreted from the endocrine system has a particularly important part to play in numerous functions of the body – this is the growth hormone[1]. The hormone is secreted from the anterior pituitary gland. From here, the hormone enters the bloodstream and is distributed to various parts of...

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Clarity of Mind: How to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?
Nov23

Clarity of Mind: How to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s is a devastating illness that affects millions of people. Although the risk is greatest for elderly people, it can occur in the middle-aged as well. Scientists and medical professionals have not identified a single cause of this disease. Genetics most likely plays a role. However, recent research indicates that you can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s by living a healthy lifestyle and adapting certain habits....

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Top 5 Medical Devices to Help Seniors Stay Safe and Healthy
Oct18

Top 5 Medical Devices to Help Seniors Stay Safe and Healthy

Getting older is not for the faint of heart. In fact, it can be ruthless. Balance problems, hearing deficits, visual impairments and dementia are four major thieves of senior independence. Most of us resist dependence upon others, even family members. Seniors desire to be on their own for as long as possible. Today’s technology is making life better and better for all of us, including the elderly. Some of the developments are...

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4 Resources to Ensure You Stay Healthy into Your Golden Years
Oct01

4 Resources to Ensure You Stay Healthy into Your Golden Years

Health is a major pillar of enjoying a high quality of life during one’s golden years. Without abundant health, people find it difficult to appreciate the remaining years of life. Whether it is aches, chronic pain or some nagging illness, many older people end up unable to achieve a healthy state after retirement; however, with the right resources at your disposal, you can certainly fair with better health than the average...

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4 Common Types of Cancer and Their Treatments
May11

4 Common Types of Cancer and Their Treatments

Despite years and billions of dollars devoted to research, cancer is still with us. One of the more frustrating things researchers have learned about it is that, caner is not one disease there are even different types of cancers within one family. However, advances in treatment continue. Here are 4 common types of cancer and their treatments. 1. Colorectal Cancer The treatment for this type of cancer depends on the stage. In very...

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