Conversation about prostate cancer education set Saturday at La Hacienda Recreation Center

A community conversation about prostate cancer education will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at La Hacienda Recreation Center. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Topics of discussion will include testing, active surveillance, treatment options, and management of side effects for all phases of prostate cancer. Guest speakers will include: • Dr. Patrick […]

Villager to discuss his tinnitus with Hearing Loss Association in The VIllages

Villager Sal Gentile on his bicycle.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – Central Florida will be holding it’s next meeting on at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 at the Churchill Street  Recreation Center. The guest speaker will be Villager Sal Gentile, tinnitus and hearing loss outreach specialist. Gentile will discuss his experiences from acquiring tinnitus and hearing loss to how he habituated over the […]

Gustav Mahler and the strep throat that killed him

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

What would you do if you were one of the smartest and most beautiful women in Europe and you were married to Gustav Mahler, a famous classical music conductor and composer who was 19 years older than you, a workaholic, chronically depressed and impotent? His Early Years and Education Gustav Mahler was born in 1860 […]

Ultra-Processed Foods

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

In our North American diet, more than 90 percent of the sugar and almost 60 percent of the calories from sugar are consumed in “ultra-processed foods” (BMJ Open, March 9, 2016;6(3)). The U.S. government recommends that you get no more than 10 percent of your calories from added sugars. Yet 71 percent of North American […]

Clyde Lovellette: Size plus skill  

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Clyde Lovellette was the first basketball player to be on teams that won N.C.A.A. and National Basketball Association championships and Olympic gold medals. Only Bill Russell, Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan have repeated that accomplishment.  At 6′ 9″ and 245 pounds,  Lovellette was probably the first of basketball’s big men to show exceptional athleticism, speed […]

Lake Medical Imaging enrolls first patient in clinical trial of new technique of diagnosing Alzheimer’s

Piramal Imaging has announced that Lake Medical Imaging of The Villages has enrolled its first patient into the nationwide “Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning”  trial using Neuraceq™ (florbetaben F18 injection), the company’s FDA-approved radiopharmaceutical for brain beta-amyloid detection. The trial is designed to evaluate the clinical impact of positron emission tomography (PET) scanning […]