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What are the health benefits and risks of "radon therapy"?

Terminology note: I am going on the assumption that by 'rheumatism' you are referring to rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic destructive inflammatory condition There is not good or sufficient evidence to ...
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Type II Diabetes (T2D) Remission with Age?

There seems to be no scientific evidence to support the claim that diabetes type 2 generally goes away on its own (without drugs, diet or weight loss) in the elderly. According to one analytical ...
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How can someone lives alone call hospital or 911 after fainting or something similar?

A device to constantly measure "vitals" such as pulse and blood oxygen would be expensive, possibly invasive (a pulse oximeter on your finger while you lie in a hospital bed is no big deal, ...
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Correlation between blood pressure and cardiac output in the elderly

1) The elderly are the most likely group to be on agents to regulate blood pressure as the incidence of hypertension increases with age. 2) The elderly are the most likely group to have altered large ...
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Correlation between blood pressure and cardiac output in the elderly

Cardiac Output (CO) = Heart Rate (HR) X Stroke Volume (SV) Decreases in CO > Decrease BP. Increases in CO > Increase BP. With aging CO remains stabilized at rest due to the following: Heart Rate (...
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