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07/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
As a person gets older, their breasts naturally change shape and size, and they often develop lumps. In this article, we look at how aging affects the breasts, including possible changes and when to see a doctor.
07/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
07/15/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
07/12/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and learning.
07/12/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and learning.
07/12/2019   Senior Health
Title: Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
07/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Many women have less sex as they age, and the sex they do have gives them less pleasure. New research says this is not all down to health-related factors.
07/10/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Buildup of defective tau protein is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Now, scientists have identified a molecule that helps clear it from brain cells.
07/10/2019   Senior Health
Title: Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
07/09/2019   Senior Health
Title: Dangerous UTIs Can Follow Hospital Patients Home
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
07/08/2019   Senior Health
Title: Meals on Wheels Delivers an Extra Health Bonus for Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 7/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
07/07/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research presents the results of a 16-year follow-up to 'one of the largest and most rigorous' studies on the link between alcohol use and mortality.
07/02/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new blood test for detecting Alzheimer's disease approaches 'a level of accuracy that is usable in routine clinical care around the world.'
07/02/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new blood test for detecting Alzheimer's disease approaches 'a level of accuracy that is usable in routine clinical care around the world.'
07/01/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A number of studies have assessed the relationship between social interaction and dementia; the latest adds to the increasingly complex picture.
07/01/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A number of studies have assessed the relationship between social interaction and dementia; the latest adds to the increasingly complex picture.
06/30/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study paper focuses on developing a clearer picture of how and why cognitive decline occurs, and how doctors could treat it in a personalized way.
06/29/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds that becoming more active significantly lowers a person's death risk, regardless of how active they have been in the past.
06/25/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half.
06/24/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests that electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions.
06/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
06/23/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
06/21/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease.
06/19/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke.
06/19/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke.
06/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A study of adults aged 50 and over found that decline in memory and thinking was faster after a heart attack or angina, but not before.
06/18/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A study of adults aged 50 and over found that decline in memory and thinking was faster after a heart attack or angina, but not before.
06/17/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/17/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/16/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice.