“What was the address again?” In what became a ritual prior to any physician appointment, I would look up the office address, choose whether I should walk, take public transportation, or drive, determine the optimal route for the time of day, calculate how much time I would have to be away from work, and brace myself for the ensuing anxiety associated with an in-person visit. … Continue reading COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Future of Clinical Trials
Fellowships, upcoming projects, and one thing we’ve learned this year! We’re excited to bring back our Monthly News Roundup. It’s been a while since our newsletter went on a hiatus, and during that time, the website changed its format from publishing weekly to featuring timely and relevant issues related to health and aging. We are excited and proud of our journey so far, and this … Continue reading Monthly News Roundup – May 2021
Be a supportive caregiver As your parents reach their golden years, they are more susceptible to diseases and general body weakness. Although you may have kids and other responsibilities, treat your parents with respect and dignity by tending to their needs. A long-term senior care facility is an ideal alternative, especially when you live away or have a busy schedule. Ultimately, it is critical to … Continue reading Coming To Terms With Your Parents Getting Older
Name: Vanessa Mwebaza MuwangaPlaces Lived: Eswatini, Kenya, Scotland, Ethiopia, South Africa, UgandaHobbies: Singing, Baking, and Taking PhotosFavorite Movie: The Theory of Everything Vanessa Muwanga is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical science and immunology at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), a tuberculosis research group housed within the University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty. Her research focuses on identifying a gene signature used in developing a … Continue reading Five Questions With Immunologist Vanessa Mwebaza Muwanga
Most fruit consists of carbohydrates, but the avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies have found that avocado has powerful health benefits. If you want to find out more or learn how to improve gut health, then take a look below. Avocados are Nutritious and a Superfood Avocado, also called alligator pear, comes from the avocado tree. It is known for its high nutritional … Continue reading Proven Health Benefits Of Incorporating Avocado Into Your Diet
If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s the fact that our mental health is as critical as our physical health. From the pandemic to spending so much time at home, our bodies and well-being have become key concerns. However, many of us are still not making our health a priority, so here are some ways to feel empowered and inspired to … Continue reading Are You Making Your Health And Wellness A Priority?
Arthritis Arthritis is arguably the single most common condition that people over 65 experience. It can be painful and debilitating if it is ignored or not managed properly, so awareness of the condition is the first step to learning more about signs and symptoms. Because arthritis can discourage a person from being active, which can, in turn, lead to worse health, it is essential to … Continue reading Common Health Problems (And Solutions) In Older Adults