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Caffeine may reduce age-related inflammation linked to cardiovascular disease

Caffeine may reduce age-related inflammation linked to cardiovascular disease

Researchers observed a connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and caffeine.

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Hypertension treatment in older adults: a new clinical practice guideline

The ACP and the AAFP has released a joint recommendation for the pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years and older.

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Adherence and hypertension in the geriatric patient

Adherence and hypertension in the geriatric patient

Addressing factors that lead to lack of adherence to antihypertensive 
therapy in elderly patients is crucial to improving outcomes.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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