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Improving the Future of Care for Heart Disease
There have been great strides made in recent years to help treat patients diagnosed with heart disease. As technology improves and new medications are developed it will be important to ensure they can get to the patients who need them most.
While lifestyle modifications and changes in diet can help prevent heart disease in men and women alike there are some distinct differences when it comes to treating these patients once a diagnosis is made.
As more has been learned over the years about heart disease there is also a greater awareness of the impact it can have on women. Because of this increased awareness a greater effort is underway to help catch these conditions before they become fatal.
In the field of neurosurgery it can seem like each new day is the future. Even still there are goals to achieve that may not be reached until many years down the road.
Peter A. McCullough, MD, and Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, highlight the role of amino acids, protein, and B-hydroxy B-methylbutyrate in rebuilding muscle mass for patients with sarcopenia.
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, and Peter A. McCullough, MD, discuss the importance of the role of protein in treating malnutrition and sarcopenia.
As women age and enter menopause, there are a number of new health issues they face. One of those possible delicate issues is pain during sex; but a new medication looks to ease this problem.
For many, cardiovascular disease can be seen as mostly an issue facing men. However, work has been done to raise the education of women to help ensure their health as well.
While some people may see high blood pressure as a normal factor in pregnancy and delivery it can actually be a serious problem at the time and down the road.

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