AMMG Online Education: Risk Identification & Prevention, presented by Florence Comite, M.D.
In this lecture, Risk Identification & Prevention: Strategies to Avoid Disorders of Aging, Dr. Florence Comite discussed multiple strategies to avoid the disorders associated with aging. Dr. Comite is the founder of ComiteMD in New York City, and was a faculty member at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT for over two decades. Visit AMMG Online Education Free Courses section for other lectures.
AMMG Announces Agenda for November Conference in Dallas, Texas
AMMG’s fall conference at the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel, Dallas/Addison, Texas, on November 4-7, 2021 is the four-day event that will stimulate your mind and refuel your passion for medicine.
An Open Letter to Age Management Medicine Practitioners
Jerry Gillick, College Pharmacy
Are you using NAD+ inj for addiction support, mitochondrial support due to fluoroquinolone toxicity, chronic fatigue or other mitochondrial disorders? These are all valid uses and only you and your patient should decide if this form of treatment is appropriate.
2021 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
A statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, it includes a special report on race, ethnicity and Alzheimer’s in America.
Kratom Tea and Its Various Health Benefits
Products such as Kratom tea are slowly gaining popularity among celebrities and locals. Howev-er, before trying this product, it helps to understand its natural benefits.
‘Aging Clock’ that Predicts Disease and Death Developed by Scientist
Key to Living Past 100 May Hinge on your Gut Health, Study of Centenarians Shows
New AI System Could Diagnose Dementia in a DAY, Docs Discover
Researchers find vital enzyme holds key to the fight against cancer and viral infections
New Blood Test Improves Prostate Cancer Screening
Sarcopenia and Visceral Obesity are Significantly Related to Severe Storage Symptoms in Geriatric Female Patients
Mamoru Hashimoto, et al
This study aimed to elucidate the relationship of psoas muscle atrophy and visceral obesity with lower urinary tract symptoms in geriatric female patients. It found that psoas muscle atrophy and visceral fat accumulation are potential risk factors for severe storage symptoms in female pa-tients aged ≥65 years.
Hormone Therapy May Play Role in Development of Asthma in Women
Erin T. Welsh, MA
Hormone therapy with exogenous estrogen, with and without progesterone, may increase the risk for asthma in women, according to new research published in Chest.
Blood Test could Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease Decades Before Symptoms Develop, Doctors Say
The study, published in the journal Neurology, took into account age, education and cardiovascular risk factors. In the study, 2,284 men and women with an average age of 59 were tracked for 25 years.
Eating Foods High in Flavonoids could Slow Down Cognitive Decline, a Study Says
People who ate about 600 milligrams of flavonoids per day had a 20% lower risk of cognitive decline than those who ate only 150 milligrams per day, according to the study published in the American Academy of Neurology journal.
How to Promote Physician Well-being During a Pandemic and Beyond
Tanya Albert Henry
Two EvergreenHealth leaders recently shared their proactive strategies to help ensure their workforce’s well-being throughout the pandemic during an AMA webinar.
Lab-grown Stem Cells Bode Well for Transplants, Aging Research
Hematopoietic stem cells have been notoriously difficult to grow in a dish, a critical tool in basic research. Scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified the underlying issue and developed a method to keep cultured cells healthy.
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