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03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The need to pee at night (nocturia) - which affects most people over the age of 60 - is related to the amount of salt in your diet, according to new research presented at the European Society of...
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Tau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia in older age.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder.
03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New study reveals how a peptide targeted senescent cells - known to play a role in aging - to restore fitness, fur growth, and kidney function in old mice.
03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid...
03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a study of adults aged 40 to 90 years who were followed for 10 years, poor smell was linked with an increased risk of dying.During the study, 411 of 1774 participants (23%) died.
03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
03/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
03/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions. Even when they do identify a loved one to make decisions for them, their preferences are not always communicated or understood...
03/22/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
03/21/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline.
03/20/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New clinical trial and cohort study investigate the preventive effects of vitamin E and selenium on elderly men with no symptoms of dementia.
03/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery, according to a study...
03/17/2017   Senior Health
Title: Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds that taking statins is linked to a significantly higher risk of developing diabetes in older women - with risk increasing with dose.
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Delirium is associated with a five-fold increase in mortality in acute cardiac patients, according to research published in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Intestinal stem cells rejuvenate daily so bowels will stay healthy and function normally, but a new study in Cell Reports suggests they also age along with people and lose their regenerative...
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Encouraging patients with potential memory deficits to seek early advice from a general practitioner (GP) empowered more of them to consult their GP, but GPs did not change their behavior and refer...
03/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Variants of the gene TMEM106B may age the brain and raise the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, a new study finds.
03/15/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Variants of the gene TMEM106B may age the brain and raise the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, a new study finds.
03/15/2017   Senior Health
Title: Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/14/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have used the MAX IV synchrotron in Lund - the strongest of its kind in the world - to produce images that predate the formation of toxic clumps of...
03/11/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study finds a link between experiencing rapid drops in blood pressure in middle age and the risk of dementia 20 years later.
03/10/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers have identified a new mechanism by which inflammation can spread throughout the brain after injury.
03/09/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
In a study of 1566 community-dwelling Japanese elderly who were followed for 5 years, the risk of developing dementia was elevated in individuals with fewer remaining teeth.
03/08/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a recent study, older individuals who had fallen and broken a hip used antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications more frequently than the general older population.
03/08/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers have uncovered a number of compounds - including caffeine - that boost production of the enzyme NMNAT2, which may protect against dementia.
03/07/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Exercise is known to stave off the effects of aging, but how it manages this at a cellular level is not understood. A new study focuses on mitochondria.
03/07/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death for people age 45 and younger in the United States, but, as people live longer, this type of injury is becoming more prevalent in those 75...
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Immunization can significantly lower the risk of serious complications from shingles among older adults, suggest findings from a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available...
03/05/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
As people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers.
03/05/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Specialized nerve cells, known as somatostatin-expressing (Sst) interneurons, in the outer part of the mammalian brain (or cerebral cortex) - play a key role in controlling how information flows in...
03/03/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu season, according to...
03/02/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A recent study investigating the interaction between two proteins may offer novel drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
03/01/2017   Senior Health
Title: Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
Category: Health News
Created: 3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/01/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new large-scale study in the United Kingdom finds a small but significant increased risk of dementia for individuals with an autoimmune disease.
02/28/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
What is frontotemporal dementia and what are the different types of frontotemporal dementia? What are the possible causes and how is it diagnosed?
02/27/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Cells behave differently when removed from their environments, just as cells that develop in cultures do not behave like cells in living creatures.