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Cemented metal-on-polyethylene implants best for seniors

(HealthDay)—For older patients, small-head cemented metal-on-polyethylene implants are the cost-effective choice for total hip replacements, according to a study recently published in Value in Health. Christopher G. Fawsitt, Ph.D., from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom, and colleagues developed a Markov model to compare the cost-effectiveness of implants for total hip replacement among […]

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The best probiotic foods for a healthful diet

Probiotics are microorganisms naturally present in the digestive tract that aid in digestion and reduce inflammation. While a person can take probiotic supplements, there are also many probiotic foods available. Learn more about probiotic foods in this article. Probiotic foods While there are several different classes and types of probiotics, some of the most common […]

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Tai chi: an ancient art may work best to prevent falls in old age

(HealthDay)—The ancient practice of tai chi may beat strength training and aerobics for preventing falls among seniors, a new trial shows. A modified senior-centered tai chi program reduced falls nearly a third better in a head-to-head comparison with an exercise regimen that combined aerobics, strength training and balance drills, the researchers reported. “This tai chi […]

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Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 — Trying to restore blood flow may be better than amputation for patients with a serious leg circulation problem called critical limb ischemia, a new study contends. Critical limb ischemia is the most severe form of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and can lead to ulcers, gangrene and amputation, the researchers said. […]

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Best fruits to eat during pregnancy and what to avoid

A nutritious diet plays an essential role in a person’s overall health, helping the body to function effectively and reducing the risk of some diseases. Most people are aware that a healthful diet should include plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthful fats. However, they may not realize that specific fruits are […]

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Best Holiday Gifts For Your Pet – Fetch! Pet Care

The holidays are here and it feels like “the most wonderful time of the year”! This is a great opportunity to remember what is truly important, and our pets certainly make that list.  In honor of the pets we’ve put together a list of the best pet gifts, so you can show your pet just how […]