Tag Archives: Change

‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work

Professor Mary McCarron is author of over 100 publications on ageing. Photo: Gerry Mooney ‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work Independent.ie It was when she first trained as an intellectual disability (ID) nurse at Stewarts Hospital and later worked… Read More »

Members Move Medicine: A compassionate agent of change – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Nigel Girgrah, MD, a transplant hepatologist and medical director of the Ochsner Health System Multi-Organ Transplant Institute. AMA member since: 2018. What inspired… Read More »

Five ways to prevent dementia that involve a simple lifestyle change

Diet, exercise and socializing are just a few of the ways people can prevent dementia, new World Health Organization guidelines suggest. Yes, it’s that simple: making changes to your lifestyle can mitigate the risks of developing the terrible disease. “What is good for our heart, is also good for our brain,” WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom… Read More »