But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more
African-American and older patients with advanced lung cancer can be effectively treated with a new, federally approved therapy, according to researchers from the University of Cincinnati. Such patients are not good candidates for chemotherapy.
Improved Quality of LIfe for Lung-Cancer Patients
By Justine SanFilippo, MS, CHC Thanksgiving is almost here, which means football, family, food, food, and more food. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American may eat more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat! These figures don’t count breakfast or late-night snacking on leftovers, so many people probably eat well over 5,000 or 6,000 calories. No wonder many people’s waistlines expand on this holiday! The average person needs only 2,000 calories a day to maintain their current weight.
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made an important breakthrough in the understanding of Parkin, a protein that regulates the repair and replacement of nerve cells within the brain. The discovery generates a new perspective on how nerve cells die in Parkinson’s disease.
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Breakthrough in Understanding Parkinson’s Disease
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at ThirdAge to you and yours! Each year since 2004, the Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving to be National Family Health History Day. Over the holiday or at other times when families gather, the Surgeon General encourages Americans to talk about, and to write down, the health problems that seem to run in their family.
National Family Health History Day
My husband, David, and I have been married 37 years. What’s the secret to the longevity of our relationship? I’m no expert, but I know I have never stopped dating David! We are still in love and enjoy being with each other
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Want a Healthy Relationship? Practice the Platinum Rule
Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out
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Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes
Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care
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Most Americans With HIV Don’t Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says