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11/13/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
There are many reasons a person’s leg could be shaking, from restless legs syndrome to anxiety. Read this article to learn about 10 possible causes of a shaky leg.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer's disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers have found a significant association between the loss of skeletal muscle mass after the age of 45 and a higher risk of cardiovascular problems.
11/12/2019   Senior Health
Title: Older Cyclists Prone to Injury: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
In a new review of the evidence, scientists propose two main types of Parkinson's, depending on which part of the nervous system the disease originates in.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association (AHA).
11/10/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.
11/10/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.
11/09/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
According to new research, physical activity levels may be the most accurate way to predict the risk of mortality among older adults.
11/05/2019   Senior Health
Title: Many Older Americans Misuse Antibiotics: Poll
Category: Health News
Created: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/05/2019   Senior Health
Title: Vitamin D is Key to Muscle Strength in Older Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/05/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
The first large-scale study of its kind examines the link between waist circumference in later life and the risk of developing dementia.
11/05/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The first large-scale study of its kind examines the link between waist circumference in later life and the risk of developing dementia.
11/04/2019   Senior Health
Title: Many on Medicare Still Face Crippling Medical Bills
Category: Health News
Created: 11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/02/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste.
11/02/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste.
10/30/2019   Senior Health
Title: Too Many Seniors Back in Hospital for Infections Treated During First Stay
Category: Health News
Created: 10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study of 1,628 older people living in Japan found a 52–74% higher chance of developing dementia in those with higher blood levels of trans fats.
10/28/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study of 1,628 older people living in Japan found a 52–74% higher chance of developing dementia in those with higher blood levels of trans fats.
10/28/2019   Senior Health
Title: Get Moving: Exercise Can Help Lower Older Women's Fracture Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research in mice sheds light on the mechanism that explains the causal link between a diet high in salt and a marker of Alzheimer's disease.
10/25/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research in mice sheds light on the mechanism that explains the causal link between a diet high in salt and a marker of Alzheimer's disease.
10/24/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Biotech company Biogen have announced that they will file for official approval of a new Alzheimer's drug, while results in clinical trials were uncertain.
10/23/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Apraxia is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to perform everyday movements. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and types in this article.
10/22/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study in twins finds that modifiable factors, such as early family life, may be more important than genes in driving heart and brain health outcomes.
10/22/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests that a heart drug could help treat cancer by killing a wide array of aging cells that may contribute to tumor growth and spread.
10/21/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
After studying human tissue, mice, and worms, scientists link excessive brain activity to reduced life span and find that its suppression can extend life.
10/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests an innovative strategy for tackling an enzyme that is typically affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings show promise in neurons.
10/16/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here.
10/16/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds that testing memory with sex-specific scores could lead to more females and fewer males receiving a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis.
10/16/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study finds that testing memory with sex-specific scores could lead to more females and fewer males receiving a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis.
10/16/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research shows how frontotemporal dementia progresses and enables scientists to accurately predict how the condition will spread.
10/16/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research shows how frontotemporal dementia progresses and enables scientists to accurately predict how the condition will spread.
10/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental function. It often affects older adults or people experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Learn more here.