One in 10 stroke survivors require more help with taking medication

One in 10 stroke survivors require more help with taking medication

One in 10 stroke survivors need more help with taking medication, according to a study. According to the Stroke Associations, as many as four in ten people who have had a stroke, go on to have another one within ten years. As a second stroke carries a greater risk of disability and death than first time strokes, it is important that survivors take medicine daily to lower their risk. Half of survivors of stroke are dependent on others for everyday activities, though the proportion dependent on others for medicine taking…

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Technology is taking over our lives and our 401(k)s

Technology is taking over our lives and our 401(k)s

As technology takes over more of people’s daily lives, it’s also taking over ever-bigger chunks of their retirement accounts. Surging prices for technology stocks around the world mean the industry is making up a larger proportion of global markets. In the United States, Apple, Google’s parent company and other tech companies account for nearly 24 percent of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. A decade ago, they made up less than 17 percent of S&P 500 index funds. The makeover is even more dramatic overseas, where ascendant companies like China’s…

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Technology Is Taking Away Jobs, But It’s Also Creating Them

Technology Is Taking Away Jobs, But It’s Also Creating Them

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn says it’s really happening. On Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn, he had a lot to say to his employees but some of the key things that stood out were his thoughts on how technology and automated processes are really changing the future of employment. Apart from all the wide-ranging effects it will have on our lives and society, in general, he says that technology is really beginning to displace millions of people from their jobs. So what should we do? What should really define our time? Weiner…

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Believe it or Not, Taking Regular Showers May Damage Your Immunity

Believe it or Not, Taking Regular Showers May Damage Your Immunity

Growing up, we were always told to brush twice and also shower regularly for good hygiene. It turns out that there might be little truth in this advice. According to a new study conducted at the Genetic Science Centre at the University of Utah, over-cleaning can damage the human microbiome which can have a negative impact on our immune system, digestive functions and even our heart health. The human microbiome is a collection of good bacteria, viruses and other microbes that live in your body and help in regulating day to day functions. They…

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The Whole30 Diet: Just a Fad Diet Taking the Internet by Storm or Something Substantial?

The Whole30 Diet: Just a Fad Diet Taking the Internet by Storm or Something Substantial?

One of the TED videos that I recently watched was beyond inspiring. Not only did it pierce through a frequenting thought in my mind, it also brought forth an idea that was so simple to understand yet not executed by many. Why do we fail at some task? Why do we make a start only to lose motivation and eventually give up? Why most of our resolutions are carried forward to the next year? Matt Cutts, an engineer at Google, simplified it all in a mere four-minute speech. He said…

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How Early you are taking Your First Steps could result in stronger Bones

How Early you are taking Your First Steps could result in stronger Bones

youngsters, specifically boys, who begin walking, jogging and leaping early at 18 months of age are more likely to have stronger bones later in adulthood, says a new look at. those actions in babies vicinity a strain at the bones, causing them to emerge as wider and thicker, thereby making them stronger than the ones in youngsters who might not be shifting as a whole lot. The findings from the have a look at may additionally assist to discover who’s at a extra threat of osteoporosis and bone fractures in…

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