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A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery (KHN)

January 27th, 2018 (No Comments)

A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery (KHN) Surgery can be hard on older adults, resulting in serious complications and death far more often than in younger patients. But many seniors aren’t adequately prepared for the risks they might face. Innovative hospitals such as Duke University Medical Center, the University of […]

Worried About Just Getting Through the Day? You May Have This

January 21st, 2018 (No Comments)

Does the thought of just getting through the day make you anxious? If you persistently and excessively worry about all sorts of things, you may have Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). People with GAD have a difficult time controlling their worry. They may anticipate disaster and may be overly concerned about money, health, family, work, or […]

LA Times: Even Without Nudging Blood Pressure Up, High-Salt Diet Hobbles The Brain

January 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

Los Angeles Times: Even Without Nudging Blood Pressure Up, High-Salt Diet Hobbles The Brain  A high-salt diet may spell trouble for the brain — and for mental performance — even if it doesn’t push blood pressure into dangerous territory, new research has found. A new study has shown that in mice fed a very high-salt […]