Posts Tagged ‘Delaware’

Can We Reverse Hearing Loss?

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We may be on the brink of an innovative hearing loss cure. Although curing hearing loss appears to be an unlikely novelty, there’s actually serious, hard science behind the claim. Hearing Loss Among Adults in the U.S. Hearing loss can be devastating. Anyone with a loved one suffering from serious hearing loss knows that managing hearing…

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New Understanding In How Alzheimer’s Forms In The Brain

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“20 or more years before symptoms appear, brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease may begin,” says the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. That seems like a very long time, long enough to intervene early if we would just know the exact cause. Knowing its cause and how Alzheimer’s forms in the…

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Anxiety Among Adults In America Today

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard Have you been feeling a bit anxious over the past year? You’re not alone. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) just released a poll, showing a rise in stress and anxiety among American adults, across the nation. “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., says…

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Sleep As If Your Health Depended On It

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker Sleeping too little isn’t just about how tired you feel; it can be very dangerous. According to a study 1 by the U.S. Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research, sleeping less than 7 hours may lead to:…

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Cognition And Muscular Strength

“Cognition can happen in many different ways and combinations.” – Pearl Zhu Despite Delaware’s lower percentage of people with disabilities, according to the 2016 Disability Statistics Annual Report – “less than one third (33.3%) of elderly,” cognitive impairment worries 60% of adults, to some degree. And “more than 16 million people in the United States…

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Artificial Sweeteners’ Effect On Obesity And Diabetes

“Artificial sweeteners also mess with your metabolism.” – Suzanne Somers “137.88 million Americans used sugar substitutes in 2017.” Are you one of them? The reasoning goes that sugar is dangerous for your health, so you’re better off using artificial sweeteners instead. Sounds good, but is sugar the worse of the two? Researchers from the Medical…

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Drawbacks To The New Short-Term Healthcare Proposal

In our previous post, we introduced the details of the Trump administration’s new short-term healthcare proposal. In this entry, we’ll have a look at some of the issues with the initiative. Drawbacks of the new Proposal Preexisting Health Conditions One of the primary criticisms of the new policy is its policy towards preexisting health conditions. In…

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