Surgical masks supposedly won't help, neither will extra vitamin C, and four other things you may not have heard.
But there seems--at least for now--to be a lot of love for the Mediterranean Diet.
And then there's this: "A Non-Diet Diet: The Case for Eating Whatever You Want".
I hope you never need it, but this New York Times article seems to provide a good set of links on clinical trials.
Sounds like a fine idea.
After he and his family struggled to find a caregiver for his 93-year old grandfather who was previously living independently, Bruno decided to quit his job at Bain Ventures to start a company that would make it easier for families to locate and hire qualified caregivers.
New medical findings show how misguided this thinking is. Medicare spending on end-of-life care is dropping rapidly, down from 19% to 13% of the Medicare budget since 2000. Living to a ripe old age isn’t a problem. It’s a bargain. Someone who lives to 97 needs only about half as much end-of-life care as someone who dies at 68.
Surprised? Myth has it that the older people get, the sicker they are and the more costly their care. But in truth, disability and chronic illness are declining among the elderly.
As with cancer, there have been a number of false hopes for curing dementia. Let's hope the scientist quoted is right.
This is quite encouraging, but, uh, can we go faster on this, please?
But it's a fine optimistic note to end the year on. Happy New Year's.
It might be worth a try.
Useful information on separating the scary from the ordinary. (I have also read, but don't have a link readily available, that trouble remembering proper nouns is quite common and not a sign of a serious problem.)
Obviously, one man does not a cure make, but this still sounds quite promising.
Other seriously ill men taking part in the same trial showed responses that astounded scientists, with tumours shrinking and the progress of their disease halted.