HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The new method combines a low-power laser with ultrasound to remove arterial plaque safely and efficiently


June 25, 2022 at 1:16 p.m.


Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

There are steps you can take to minimize sneezing and watery eyes that come from seasonal allergies

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Smart Bandages That Deliver Meds Only When Needed

The idea is that the dressing should be "loaded" with drugs that will only react to environmental stimuli, such as the heat of the wound

Healthy Ears Help Make for a Healthy Brain

“According to studies, hearing loss is the top preventable risk factor for dementia”

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Exercise for Your Bones

Vital at every age for healthy bones, exercise is important for treating and preventing osteoporosis

Using a Chatbot to Support Caregivers

The app’s main feature is a chatbot, a smart computer program that delivers problem-solving therapy to caregivers through text messaging

Medical Minutes

John Schieszer explores the benefits of prunes and golf in this Medical Minute

Reversing Hearing Loss with Regenerative Therapy

Reversing hearing loss may be as easy as Lasik

COVID-19 News

John Schieszer looks at a wearable device for early detection, how long-haul COVID does not affect as many people as thought, and how a COVID treatment is offering a new way to treat heart attacks

A Triple Approach for Improving Brain Health

a new study suggests that older adults with higher levels of antioxidants in their blood may be less likely to develop dementia

How Much Sleep Do I Need?

It turns out that 7 hours may be the ideal amount of sleep for people in their middle age and upwards

Older Adults Should Not Start a Routine of Daily Aspirin

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published updated recommendations on aspirin use to prevent cardiovascular disease

Is Tea the Optimal Beverage?

Leading nutrition scientists from around the world convened in April to present the latest evidence supporting the role of tea in promoting health

A Common Heart Problem That’s Often Ignored

What can you tell me about atrial fibrillation?

Cognitive Dulling a Significant Problem for Many Older Adults

Someone asks you a simple question and you snap. Common tasks, like washing the dishes, feel impossible to accomplish