The importance of family solidarity against addiction
56% of 50-64 years have supported a dependent relative, depending on the Opinion Way poll for Le Figaro-Weber Shandwick. These caregivers also need to be helped.
Half of the French state to occupy or have already occupied a near loss of autonomy. For the first time in France, a OpinionWay survey for Health Observatory Le Figaro, Weber Shandwick, reveals the importance of the phenomenon of family caregivers on a sample of 1010…
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USA: Obama unveils ambitious brain research
Hundred million dollars from the federal budget has been allocated to research on brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and epilepsy.
Obama focuses on the "mystery" of the brain. The U.S. president said Tuesday an ambitious project to revolutionize the understanding of how the human brain.
This initiative of $ 100 million, initially included in the draft 2014 budget, should eventually help scientists to…
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To the woman who carries water to quench my thirst, I bow
To the woman who gave me life, I bow
To the woman who wipes my tears, I bow
To the woman who keeps on feeding my heart, I bow
To the woman who is tender with me, I bow
To the woman who cries, I bow
To the woman who prays, I bow
To the woman who is grateful, I bow
To the woman who suffers, I bow
To the woman who keeps on loving, I bow
To the woman who nurtures my soul, I bow
Elderly - insomnia: the purring of a cat, a hug that heals
Stress, insomnia or anxiety can also be treated without drugs through punctually purring cat, the therapeutic praised by their owners and animal professionals.
Jean-Yves Gauchet veterinarian in Toulouse, France in claims authorship of the "purr therapy," says that the humming "soothes" and acts as "a drug without side effects." "When the body fight against stressful situations, such as stress,…Continue
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Alzheimer's disease, a new risk to astronauts?
Posted: January 5, 2013 11:54 AM PST
A medical study found that eight of the space radiation can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease. This is yet another risk factor to the health of astronauts that will take into account the space agencies are planning manned missions in the solar system. Stressing that cosmic radiation could accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease, a new medical study reaffirms the danger of manned…
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Daily life with someone Alzheimer
How to manage wandering?
The aimless wandering is common in Alzheimer's disease. The person walking for hours and hours without a goal. She sits two minutes and then got up to walk again, she pretends to sit up but left immediately ...
The stop walking and force it to sit and then attach cause agitation and anger. The wanderings may lead to a state of exhaustion.
Why syndrome infinite walk?
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Vitamin D deficiency linked to cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
Two studies published in the Journals of Gerontology Series A shows that vitamin D may be essential for cognitive health. In a French study, conducted by the team of Cedric Annweiler University Hospital of Angers with 498 women who participated in a study on osteoporosis, a high dietary intake of vitamin D was associated with a lower risk of disease AD. Women who developed the disease had on average lower…Continue
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Elderly: urologists break the "taboo" of sexuality in old age
"A misunderstanding" doctors on the subject
Sexuality - including sexuality and the elderly - was one of the dominant themes of the annual congress of the French Association of Urology (AFU), which took place from November 21 to 24 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
The report on "Sexual Medicine" presented Saturday, November 24, examines the state of medical knowledge on the subject to help urologists,…Continue
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The center "SOS battered women" opens tomorrow
At the press conference she held this Friday in his ministry, Sihem Badi, Minister of Women and Family has announced the opening tomorrow, Sunday, November 25, 2012, the center "SOS battered women."
The ministry has launched a campaign called "16 Days of activities against the battered woman" on the occasion of the International Day against violence against women.
The center will welcome all abused women,…
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To late,to late,
The people cried,
As the chance for change,
Slowly past them by,
The strength is in us,
Live not in regret,
That you never tried,
So never forget.
The change is for us,
For our own good.
For it harm none,
Let this be understood.
We are of the lights
Of love and honesty too.
Time for change,
For me and you.
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The grumpy old man, a poem that makes the buzz
This is the story of an old Australian man, a grumpy old man who died alone and penniless in the geriatric ward of a nursing home ...
After his death, when his business took off nurses, they found a poem. Impressed by its quality, they decided to distribute it in the hospital. Quickly, he toured the services because it touches and moves the various readers ... To be published in editions of several magazines Christmas.
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Care, foot care, an essential asset for aging well and maintain their independence
The foot of the elderly has this year particularly interested health professionals, the majority of podiatrists, gathered for the 37th Podiatry interviews that were held at the Palais des Congrès de La Villette on 19 and 20 October.
The importance of the feet and posture in health are now consensus. Diagnosis and treatment of various diseases involving different disciplines. To…Continue
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"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
Throughout life, our well-being (personal and subjective state) is based on this balance.
Aging Well, it is defined "five pillars" upon which it is important to exercise constant supervision because they support our everyday life resources, housing, health, social relations and intellectual activity.
Getting older is an opportunity and we can…Continue
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Sleep disorders, early signs of Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis (USA) recently published in the journal Science Translational Medicine the results of their research. They show that certain disorders cycle sleep-wake cycle may be the first signs of Alzheimer's disease.
These observations were conducted in mice, studies have not been conducted on human beings. Yet the results are promising because they indicate a disruption of sleep-wake…Continue
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Soon, meetings in the United States to boost Tunisian tourism
Posted by Hatem Bourial February 21, 2012 at 12:52
The first week of April will see the organization in the United States a very important meeting to boost Tunisian tourism and strengthen the destination of Tunisia to the American public.
This meeting will be held with the participation of Tunisian tourism authorities and industry professionals. American side, the chamber of commerce, tourism companies and…
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Women Barred From Olympics
Saudi Policy Violates Olympic Charter
In Saudi Arabia, state-run schools offer no physical education for girls, and only men may belong to sports clubs or work with expert trainers. In fact, government restrictions on women essentially bar them from sports, a new report says.
As with all the past Olympic Games, Saudi Arabia plans that only male athletes will be part of its delegation to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
But denying women the chance…
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Alzheimer's disease: the United States want to increase the research budget by a quarter
Competition in biological research will accelerate more
The U.S. administration announced Tuesday it will increase a quarter federal funds, or $ 130 million over two years for research into Alzheimer's, an irreversible degeneration of the brain affecting more than 5 million Americans.
"The announcement of the significant increase in research budget reflects the commitment of this…Continue
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US: Number of Aging Prisoners Soaring
Corrections Officials Ill-Prepared to Run Geriatric Facilities
JANUARY 27, 2012
Territorial Correctional Facility, Canon City, Colorado, on the yard.
© 2011 Jamie Fellner/Human Rights Watch
Old Behind Bars
NYT: Number of Older Inmates Grows, Stressing Prisons
WSJ: Care for Aging Inmates Puts Strain on Prisons
US: Aging Behind Bars
Prisons were never designed to…
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