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Amazon.com reached an agreement with the State of California legislature, so the Silver Buzz Cafe Store is back. :-)


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Five Inherited Genetic Variants May Indicate A High Risk Of Prostate Cancer

A potential link between five inherited gene mutations may lead to a more accurate way to assess the prognosis for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. [...]

Substance Found To be Effective In Improving Memory

Researchers have isolated a compound that may improve memory and slow down the onset of dementia, such as that caused by Alzheimer’s Disease. [...]

Olive Oil May Help Seniors Avoid Strokes

A new study suggests that consuming olive oil as an alternative to other cooking fats and as part of a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fat and salt may help seniors avoid strokes. [...]

Drug Companies To Lower Prices In The Developing World

Several of the Big Pharmas announced price cuts for vaccines supplied to developing countries this week. [...]

Scientists May Have Discovered A Way To Block Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists find antibodies that block the development of Alzheimer’s. [...]

Stomach Ulcer Bacteria May Also Be Linked To Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists have found a possible link between a bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and the onset of Parkinson’s Disease. [...]

Link Found Between Hypertension And Declining Walking Speed

Many studies have proven that walking as little as a mile several times a week is good for our health. New research has discovered an, as yet unexplained, link between high blood pressure and walking speed. [...]

New Drug Approved For Treating Lupus

The FDA has just approved the first new drug for treating Lupus in over a half a century. However, it’s only partially effective. [...]

Scientists Identify New Gene Variations Linked To Heart Disease

A new study of gene variants has opened up new possibilities for investigating factors related to heart disease in addition to the currently understood ones. [...]

Drug Based On A Spice May Speed Stroke Recovery

A new drug based on a common ingredient of curries is showing promise in the treatment of strokes and is moving on clinical trials on humans. [...]

New Dementia Care Model Improves Health And Lowers Costs

A new model for dementia care resulted in improved health for older adults and their family caregivers and lower healthcare costs. [...]

Skin Cell Spray Gun Dramatically Improves Burn Treatment

A radical new technique that uses a skin stem cell spray gun to treat burns cuts treatment times from weeks or months to hours and dramatically reduces the risks of potentially fatal infections. [...]

Preventive Dental Care Saves Money

Putting off routine visits to the dentist may cost more than you think. Medicare might save money by providing preventive dental care too. [...]

New Aging And Memory Impairment Research

Today we look at some three new research studies that cover aging and dementia. [...]

Smoking Damages The Body In Minutes

A new study shows that smoking causes damage to the body much faster than previously thought. [...]

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