The Risks and Benefits of Menopausal Hormone Therapy in Younger and Older Women

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Marcia Stefanick, Ph.D. Professor, Research, Stanford Prevention Research Center November 16, 2006 Lecture Overview: In one of the most stunning turnarounds in modern health care, it is no longer considered appropriate to give hormones to women to replace estrogen lost in the natural process of aging, i.e., at the …

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Farewell to Falls

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Ellen Corman, MRA Injury Prevention Coordinator, Trauma Services Stanford Hospital & Clinics Lecture Overview: Fifty percent of adults 80 and older fall each year Most falls take place at home Older adults who fall are two to three times more likely to fall again Take proactive steps in your …

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Lifestyle and Safety Management

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Candace Mindigo, RN, BSN Manager, Stanford Aging Adult Services Stanford University Medical Center October 28, 2009 Lecture Overview: Diet and exercise are among the most important tools for maintaining health. Keep blood pressure down by following a Mediterranean or DASH diet. Keep your legal papers up to date and …

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The Fatigue Prescription: Four Steps to Renewing your Energy, Health, and Life

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Linda Hawes Clever, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF Thursday, November 4, 2010 Modern life is full of annoyances, irritations, frustrations, and demands. There are the big concerns like work and family and health, and there are the little things like traffic, dishes, barking dogs, and lost to-do lists. …

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Starting an Exercise Program: How Your Doctor Can Help

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Paul Wang, MD Director, Stanford Cardiac Arrhythmia Service Nawal Atwan, MD Clinical Instructor, Internal Medicine Stanford University Medical Center October 21, 2010 Lecture Overview: Many heart conditions often have no symptoms, so it is important to screen young athletes before they start a sport or activity. Screening should include …

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Prescribing Drugs for an Aging Population

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Mehrdad Ayati, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine April 24, 2013 Watch the video In 1950, 8 percent of the U.S. population was 65 and older; by 2050, thanks to increased longevity and a dwindling birth rate, that number is expected to increase to 21 percent. In developing nations, the …

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Living Longer, Living Well: Adult Children and Their Parents Plan for the Future

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Yusra Hussain, MD Medical Director, Stanford Aging Adult Services Stanford University Medical Center Lecture Overview: Many health concerns are not a natural part of aging and can be avoided or controlled by smart lifestyle changes A healthy lifestyle is one that is rich in social activities, emotional relationships, physical …

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Travel Medicine: What You Should Know Before You Go

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Brian Blackburn, MD Assistant Professor, Medicine – Infectious Diseases Stanford University Medical Center May 10, 2012 Watch the video Getting sick is not usually on the itinerary when planning a trip. Unfortunately though, travelers can be exposed to a wide array of diseases that are uncommon at home that …

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The Dawn of Personalized Medicine

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Euan Ashley, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine Stanford University Medical Center June 7, 2012 We know that genes play a crucial role in influencing how we look and act, as well as our susceptibility to disease. Now scientists are trying to use that knowledge in exciting new ways, …

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Diabetes and Exercise

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Baldeep Singh, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine Kathleen Wasowski, DPT Senior Physical Therapist, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine November 13, 2014 Type 2 diabetes, once known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose). Patients with type 2 diabetes do …

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