• The long-term study included 123 adults with an average age of 60 when the study began. The findings showed that those who were very sleepy during the day had a nearly threefold increased risk of developing brain deposits of beta-amyloid,…

  • Specifically, improvements in average thinking (“cognitive”) skills in the summer and fall were equivalent to nearly 5 years less in age-related declines in thinking ability, the investigators found. Source: NEW FEED

  • The newly identified genes suggest that an inflammatory response and changes in the production of certain proteins contribute to brain deterioration in Alzheimer’s patients. Source: NEW FEED

  • Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring….

  • Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those without the eye conditions, the authors of a new study report. Source: NEW FEED

  • New studies conclude that individuals with Alzheimer’s are more sensitive to opioids. Researchers call for a review of how pain medication is given. Source: NEW FEED

  • A promising new drug appears to be especially good at sopping up toxic pieces of beta amyloid protein that stick together in the brain and form the clumps that are a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Source: NEW…

  • Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC – ingredient in pot that gets you high – significantly decreased agitation in a small group of Alzheimer’s patients, working even better than the drugs now used. Source: NEW FEED

  • Changing the lighting in nursing homes to regulate residents’ sleep and wake cycles helped decrease sleep disturbance, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer’s, the authors of a new study say. Source: NEW FEED

  • CPAC Partners Winter Summit

    01/22/2019 Read more
    When: January 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am – January 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
    Where: Fairmont – Georgetown, Washington, DC, 2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA

     

  • Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

    01/22/2019 Read more
    When: January 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – January 24, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
    Where: The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116, USA

    As the saying goes, “there’s playing … and there’s playing to win.” The 17th Annual Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit in Boston seeks to inspire and stimulate this play‐to‐win mindset among home care leaders. You’ll get the information and perspectives necessary to…

  • Alliance Annual Conference 2019

    01/23/2019 Read more
    When: January 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am – January 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am
    Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Fort Washington, MD 20745, USA

    Register today to attend the 2019 Alliance Annual Conference! Join over 1,200 of your colleagues January 23-26, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National, Harbor, MD—minutes away from Washington, DC! Tailored for continuing healthcare education professionals across…

  • Home Care 100 Leadership Conference

    01/27/2019 Read more
    When: January 27, 2019 @ 11:45 am – January 30, 2019 @ 9:15 am
    Where: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, AZ, 7575 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA

    Home Care 100 is the preeminent leadership conference for C-level executives from large home care and hospice providers plus a select group of product/service companies who are able to fully support providers as they move towards a value-based future. Home…

  • Care Coordination and Technology Congress

    01/30/2019 Read more
    When: January 30, 2019 @ 11:45 am – February 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
    Where: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA

    The Care Coordination and Technology Congress brings together hospitals, health systems, and provider organizations from all across the country to learn new techniques, share experiences and discuss technological innovations concerning all aspects of coordinated care. Meet game changers looking for…

  • Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference

    02/05/2019 Read more
    When: February 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am – February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Where: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA

    The Medical Design & Manufacturing West Conference is the biggest medical manufacturing conference in the US, taking place in one of the world’s largest hubs for medical device innovation — Southern California. This year’s conference lineup features a curated roster…

  • eCap Healthcare Summit 2019

    02/10/2019 Read more
    When: February 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – February 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Where: Trump National Doral Miami, Florida, 4400 NW 87th Ave, Doral, FL 33178

    The eCap Healthcare Summit is a unique opportunity to engage in direct discussions with financial institutions and thought-leaders focused on the evolving market shift. Join bankers, lenders, brokers, industry leaders and executives in one-on-one networking sessions, golf outings and other activities…

  • IHHC Annual Conference | Mission Possible

    03/06/2019 Read more
    When: March 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am – March 7, 2019 @ 3:45 pm
    Where: Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA

    The IHHC Annual Conference and Exposition is a celebration that honors home care and hospice providers in Illinois and their commitment to this industry. It is also a time when we can share the latest information in the field of…

  • NY ACHCA: 2019 Annual Convention

    03/10/2019 Read more
    When: March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: Resorts World Catskills, 888 Resorts World Drive, Monticello, NY 12701

    The New York Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) will host the 50th Annual Convention in March, 2019 We are proud to have Dr. Bryan K. Williams as our 2019 keynote speaker. Dr. Williams is a…

  • Capital + Strategy Forum Presented by Home Health Care News

    04/10/2019 Read more
    When: April 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Where: The Spire, 110, 750 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

    Home Healthcare News (HHCN) is pleased launch the inaugural Capital + Strategy Forum on April 10th, 2019 in Washington D.C.. This full day event attracts home care, hospice, private duty, investment bankers, insurance industry and health system executives looking to…

  • Another Plus to Cardiac Rehab: Better Sex

    December 6, 2018 Read more

    Attending cardiac rehab is associated with improved sexual function and more frequent sex, according to a new evidence review. Source: NEW FEED

  • Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's?

    November 22, 2018 Read more

    The largest genetic study of Alzheimer’s to date finds that this neurological disease shares some genetic risk factors with several cardiovascular conditions. Source: NEW FEED

  • Youtube Music Converting App

    November 17, 2018 Read more

    You are able to instantly find the outcomes of your shot and prevent the cost of reshoots or wasted film. You will be amazed at what a true bit of work it is. In that case, the job is currently…

  • Spinal stimulation helps men with paraplegia walk again

    November 2, 2018 Read more

    Rehabilitation therapy with targeted and timed spinal cord stimulation helped men with paraplegia control leg muscles — even with stimulation turned off. Source: NEW FEED

  • Another Breakthrough: 3 Paralyzed People Now Walk

    October 31, 2018 Read more

    3 previously paralyzed people can now walk with minimal assistance, Swiss researchers report. They need only the aid of crutches or a walker, thanks to incredibly precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cord combined with intensive rehabilitation, the scientists say….

  • Infection Team Investigates NJ Rehab Facility

    October 30, 2018 Read more

    Adenovirus typically causes cold-like symptoms, but can be fatal in weakened patients. The children at Wanaque have developmental disorders or immune deficiencies. Source: NEW FEED

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  • Omega CEO: Skilled Nursing Headwinds Will Die Down in Three Years

    October 19, 2018 Read more

    Fresh off a major restructuring effort with key tenant Signature HealthCARE, the CEO of Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) had a decidedly sunny outlook for the skilled nursing industry’s short-term future — as well as Signature’s. “We’ll look three years…

  • Dealing With COPD

    October 12, 2018 Read more

    In preparation for National COPD Awareness Month (November), we’ve compiled everything you need to know about dealing with COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).  

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