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    Suffered a heart attack in October 2001, Cardiologist prescribed, Aspirin, Simvastatin, and Coreg, all of which I am still using. Had two CYPHER® Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stents inserted in my LAD artery in June 2004. Go jogging and walking on mornings from 5:00 am 5 days a week (Mondays to Fridays 8 km a day)

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  1. Medicine Tips for Seniors What special risks do medications pose for seniors? For many older people, needing a prescription medicine is almost as inevitable as grey hair and reading glasses. Two-thirds of all seniors take at least one medication each day, and 25 percent take three or more. Many seniors owe their lives -- or at least their lifestyles -- to medications, but the remedies can also carry serious risks. As a senior, you're especially vulnerable to the effects of prescription drugs. Not only do people in your age group take more drugs than any other group, you're also
  2. US surgeons test pig kidney transplant in a human US surgeons say they have successfully given a pig's kidney to a person in a transplant breakthrough they hope could ultimately solve donor organ shortages. The recipient was brain-dead, meaning they were already on artificial life support with no prospect of recovering. The kidney came from a pig that had been genetically modified to stop the organ being recognised by the body as "foreign" and being rejected. The work is not yet peer-reviewed or published but there are plans for this. Experts say it is the most advance
  3. Exercise and the brain: three ways physical activity changes its very structure Regular exercise changes the structure of our bodies’ tissues in obvious ways, such as reducing the size of fat stores and increasing muscle mass. Less visible, but perhaps even more important, is the profound influence exercise has on the structure of our brains – an influence that can protect and preserve brain health and function throughout life. In fact, some experts believe that the human brain may depend on regular physical activity to function optimally throughout our lifetime. Here are just a few
  4. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting (IF) is a method of calorie restriction that requires you to go for extended periods of time without eating. There are different types of IF programs—some recommend fasting for a few hours or for a certain part of each day, some require fasting for a few days each week, and some involve fasting for several days each month. Intermittent fasting has gained momentum because of popular beliefs that the regimes can help you improve your level of fitness, boost longevity, and get faster and longer-lasting weight loss results. There has be
  5. Innovative Technology to Help Manage Heart Failure While we’ve come a long way in the treatment and management of heart failure, we can still do better. By 2030, over 8 million adults will be living with heart failure, a 50% increase compared to almost 2 decades earlier. We need to do everything we can to give these people what they need to thrive after their diagnosis. That’s where digital health and technologies come in. There’s good research now to show that it can help both doctors and patients manage heart failure and improve life with the condition. Here’s what I think is the m
  6. Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it As the incidence of diabetes continues to increase globally, the fight against this chronic condition continues. New research explains not only what triggers type 2 diabetes but also how to reverse the condition. The findings also shed light on what leads to remission after reversal for some people. Between 1980 and 2014, the number of people living with diabetes across the world increased Trusted Source from about 108 million to 422 million. As many as 90%Trusted Source of these individuals have type 2 diabetes.
  7. Heart disease: Cutting out one type of food significantly reduces your risk says new study HEART disease: There are around 7.6 million people living with a heart or circulatory disease in the UK: four million men and 3.6 million women according to the British Heart Foundation. You can significantly reduce your risk by cutting out one food type, says latest study. What is it? Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of death both in the UK and worldwide. Heart disease is caused by the blood supply being blocked or slowed by a build-up of fatty tissues in the arteries. A new study
  8. Enlarged Prostate Doesn't Raise a Man's Odds for Cancer Far from it, a new study suggests. Also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the condition may actually provide some protection for men from developing prostate cancer, researchers report. "Men are often anxious about prostate cancer, as it is the second most common cancer in men, with some worrying BPH increases their risk of prostate cancer," said lead researcher Dr. Kiran Nandalur. He is vice chief of diagnostic radiology and molecular imaging at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. "Some previous studies hav
  9. More And More Humans Are Growing an Extra Artery, Showing We're Still Evolving Picturing how our species might appear in the far future often invites wild speculation over stand-out features such as height, brain size, and skin complexion. Yet subtle shifts in our anatomy today demonstrate how unpredictable evolution can be. Take something as mundane as an extra blood vessel in our arms, which going by current trends could be common place within just a few generations. An artery that temporarily runs down the centre of our forearms while we're still in the womb isn't vanishing a
  10. Rehab After a Stroke: What to Expect After you have a stroke, your brain may need to relearn some old skills. Which ones will depend on your condition. Still, your grey matter has an amazing ability to repair and rewire itself. A stroke rehabilitation program can help your brain get the job done. It may not totally reverse the effects of your stroke, but it can help you regain your independence and recover some of what was lost. Your rehab starts as early as 24 hours after your stroke. As soon as your condition is stable, you'll start to do simple exercises to help you re
  11. Could Cocoa Boost Your Exercise Motivation? Key Takeaways Cocoa powder may improve blood flow and increase exercise performance, a recent study suggests. This effect has the potential for boosting exercise tolerance, possibly helping people feel more motivated, the researchers noted. The compound responsible, flavanols, has been touted before for other health benefits and is found in some other foods as well. For people struggling to get through a workout, the answer may lie in cocoa powder. Using cocoa powder as an ingredient for a pre-workout drink may help to incr
  12. Delta & Breakthrough Infections in the Vaccinated: Should You Worry? Masks are making an unwanted comeback in many parts of the United States, after new data showing that fully vaccinated people with "breakthrough" coronavirus infections carry enough virus in their bodies to pose a potential risk to the unvaccinated. But these breakthrough infections — which have become slightly more common with the highly transmissible Delta variant — pose little to no threat to most vaccinated folks who are unlucky enough to get them, infectious disease experts stressed. Nearly all breakth
  13. Nutrient-Rich Plant-Based Foods Linked to Healthy Heart Younger adults and postmenopausal women who ate more nutrient-rich "healthy" plant-based foods, and avoided unhealthy foods, had a lower risk of later heart disease, research shows. These findings from two studies in two populations were posted online Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. ‘Portfolio Diet’ in Postmenopausal Women While earlier research found that eating nutrient-dense plant-based foods helps lower blood cholesterol levels, it was not clear if this can also lower the risk of
  14. I don’t want to sound too negative but I believe that with most the foundation members leaving the board and especially with the passing of the founder Jerry Harris the board will eventually fizzle out. Jerry’s son Michael has assured that he would take over the payments his dad was making to keep the site up and running. We had a good run over the past 17 years and I honestly hope it continues for a while to come I shall keep posting as long as I can but without new members, I don’t know how long it can survive. kalip
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