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09/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.
09/15/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.
09/14/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more.
09/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here.
09/10/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.
09/10/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.
09/10/2019   Senior Health
Title: Why Weight Gain Often Comes With Age
Category: Health News
Created: 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/06/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Raspberry ketones are the compounds that give raspberries their smell. Some people believe that they provide health benefits. Learn about the possible uses and side effects of raspberry ketones here.
09/04/2019   Senior Health
Title: Many Older Americans Aren't Equipped to Weather Hurricanes Like Dorian
Category: Health News
Created: 9/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/30/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Fish oil supplements contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary fats are available in fresh fish, as well, but too many may lead to unwanted or even dangerous side effects.
08/30/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health.
08/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals.
08/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
08/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age.
08/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's.
08/27/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's.
08/26/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
08/26/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
08/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A recent paper outlines researchers' efforts to design a blood test that can more accurately predict how long an individual has to live.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Appetite stimulants include various medications and supplements, as well as lifestyle strategies. Learn more about how to stimulate appetite here.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds that blood pressure changes in our 30s and 40s can have lasting effects on our health and links these to brain changes in our 70s.
08/22/2019   Senior Health
Title: Aging Narrows Gender Gap in Flu Vaccine Response
Category: Health News
Created: 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/22/2019   Senior Health
Title: Every Minute of Exercise Counts When It Comes to Longevity
Category: Health News
Created: 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/21/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein.
08/20/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study asks whether subtle changes to the chemistry of proteins might explain why they build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.
08/20/2019   Senior Health
Title: Supplement Pills Can Pose Choking Risk for Seniors, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/20/2019   Senior Health
Title: When Is It Time for Seniors to Hand Over the Car Keys?
Category: Health News
Created: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/20/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at risk of developing.
08/19/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study investigates the importance of fluctuations in blood pressure from mid-age to later life. It asks how these changes relate to dementia risk.
08/19/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
08/19/2019   Senior Health
Title: Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help
Category: Health News
Created: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/18/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzheimer's.
08/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
08/15/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
08/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.
08/15/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.