MIMA Healthcare Blog

robocalls

Robocalls Disruptive, Annoying, and Looking To Scam You

May 23, 2019

Robocalls annoy 9 out of every 10 Americans, yet few take any steps to cut down the number of these incoming calls.   Senior citizens are especially vulnerable to these scam phone calls.   And, despite their annoyance and anger, most people, including senior citizens do not take proactive steps to limit the number of…

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Allergies Bloom During Spring-Summer Time, How To Cope

May 10, 2019

Allergies affect all age groups; from young children to senior citizens. And, now at the start of the Spring-Summer allergy season, the focus is on medications that bring you some relief.   One of the medications prescribed for allergies is Diphenhydramine. It is the main ingredient in several brand name medicines, such as Advil, Sudafed,…

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purple rice

Purple Rice Many Health Benefits, Reduces Obesity

May 3, 2019

Purple rice is back in the news once again and deservedly so. Not as well known as its cousins — white rice and brown rice — purple rice has great nutritional value and is a staple of the Oriental diet. Indeed the ancient Chinese revered this rice and only the Emperor was allowed to eat…

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elder abuse

Elder Abuse Rate of Violence Against Them Increasing, Says CDC

April 18, 2019

 Elder abuse rate of violence against them is increasing, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a recent report.   As the number of American seniors, age 60 and older increases, the rate of violence against them is rising even faster. The statistics are alarming. For example, the rate of nonfatal assaults against…

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dementia

Dementia: What We Know And What We Don’t Know

April 5, 2019

Dementia is a word that scares us. It describes a very serious, debilitating disease. Despite many years of research and expenditures in the billions of dollars, there is no cure for dementia at this time.   After all this research and spent money, what do know and what do we not currently know about this…

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green tea

Green Tea Effective In Fighting Obesity And Related Illness

March 14, 2019

Green tea has been found effective in fighting obesity, according to results from a recent study. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea’s positive influence on gut bacteria.   This news is promising because obesity has become a world-wide problem. Some scientists say it is close to reaching epidemic proportions.   Consider these incredible…

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social security

Social Security Warns Seniors of New Telephone Scams

March 7, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) through a series of public service announcements is warning senior citizens of new telephone scams. in addition they are advising what to do if and when confronted. The number of such telephone scams has significantly increased in recent years. Complaints have jumped jumped from 3,200 in 2017 to 35,000 in 2018.…

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heart disease

Number Of Push Ups May Predict Risk For Heart Disease

February 20, 2019

Heart disease risks may be predictable based on how many push ups you can do, a recent study claims.   The more push ups you can do, the lower your risk for heart disease.   If these findings can be validated, it will establish a new, simple, fast, and inexpensive way to measure your risk…

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herbs

Herbs Can Reduce Inflammation Without Side Affects

February 5, 2019

Herbs are very popular and have been used for centuries to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Recent studies have identified several herbs that are especially effective in reducing inflammation, lowering pain, and preventing obesity. Inflammation is not a totally bad thing. Indeed, it is the body’s primary defense mechanism against infections and wounds. However, if…

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alzheimer drug

Alzheimer Drug Success Depends On Precision Mouse Model

December 31, 2018

An Alzheimer drug that successfully fight Alzheimer’s disease, depends on developing a precision mouse model, according to a recent study.   Alzheimer’s is a devastating, debilitating disease with no cure. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, any ability to carry out simple tasks   The statistics…

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robocalls

Robocalls Disruptive, Annoying, and Looking To Scam You

May 23, 2019

Robocalls annoy 9 out of every 10 Americans, yet few take any steps to cut down the number of these incoming calls.   Senior citizens are especially vulnerable to these scam phone calls.   And, despite their annoyance and anger, most people, including senior citizens do not take proactive steps to limit the number of…

Read More

Allergies Bloom During Spring-Summer Time, How To Cope

May 10, 2019

Allergies affect all age groups; from young children to senior citizens. And, now at the start of the Spring-Summer allergy season, the focus is on medications that bring you some relief.   One of the medications prescribed for allergies is Diphenhydramine. It is the main ingredient in several brand name medicines, such as Advil, Sudafed,…

Read More
purple rice

Purple Rice Many Health Benefits, Reduces Obesity

May 3, 2019

Purple rice is back in the news once again and deservedly so. Not as well known as its cousins — white rice and brown rice — purple rice has great nutritional value and is a staple of the Oriental diet. Indeed the ancient Chinese revered this rice and only the Emperor was allowed to eat…

Read More
elder abuse

Elder Abuse Rate of Violence Against Them Increasing, Says CDC

April 18, 2019

 Elder abuse rate of violence against them is increasing, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a recent report.   As the number of American seniors, age 60 and older increases, the rate of violence against them is rising even faster. The statistics are alarming. For example, the rate of nonfatal assaults against…

Read More
dementia

Dementia: What We Know And What We Don’t Know

April 5, 2019

Dementia is a word that scares us. It describes a very serious, debilitating disease. Despite many years of research and expenditures in the billions of dollars, there is no cure for dementia at this time.   After all this research and spent money, what do know and what do we not currently know about this…

Read More
green tea

Green Tea Effective In Fighting Obesity And Related Illness

March 14, 2019

Green tea has been found effective in fighting obesity, according to results from a recent study. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea’s positive influence on gut bacteria.   This news is promising because obesity has become a world-wide problem. Some scientists say it is close to reaching epidemic proportions.   Consider these incredible…

Read More
social security

Social Security Warns Seniors of New Telephone Scams

March 7, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) through a series of public service announcements is warning senior citizens of new telephone scams. in addition they are advising what to do if and when confronted. The number of such telephone scams has significantly increased in recent years. Complaints have jumped jumped from 3,200 in 2017 to 35,000 in 2018.…

Read More
heart disease

Number Of Push Ups May Predict Risk For Heart Disease

February 20, 2019

Heart disease risks may be predictable based on how many push ups you can do, a recent study claims.   The more push ups you can do, the lower your risk for heart disease.   If these findings can be validated, it will establish a new, simple, fast, and inexpensive way to measure your risk…

Read More
herbs

Herbs Can Reduce Inflammation Without Side Affects

February 5, 2019

Herbs are very popular and have been used for centuries to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Recent studies have identified several herbs that are especially effective in reducing inflammation, lowering pain, and preventing obesity. Inflammation is not a totally bad thing. Indeed, it is the body’s primary defense mechanism against infections and wounds. However, if…

Read More
alzheimer drug

Alzheimer Drug Success Depends On Precision Mouse Model

December 31, 2018

An Alzheimer drug that successfully fight Alzheimer’s disease, depends on developing a precision mouse model, according to a recent study.   Alzheimer’s is a devastating, debilitating disease with no cure. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, any ability to carry out simple tasks   The statistics…

Read More