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10/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Delayed word processing may predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, scientists find. The research may lead to new testing practices.
10/20/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Delayed word processing may predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, scientists find. The research may lead to new testing practices.
10/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that walking regularly significantly reduces mortality risk, even if the physical activity is below the recommended guidelines.
10/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A longitudinal study suggests that, contrary to expectations, spending more than 7.5 hours per week exercising does not protect against blocked arteries.
10/17/2017   Senior Health
Title: Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging
Category: Health News
Created: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
One of the largest studies of its kind finds that the guts of 'ridiculously healthy' 90-year-olds are just as healthy as those of 30-year-olds.
10/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study looks into the main reasons why menopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women tend to become less sexually active as they age.
10/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
10/13/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
10/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers have developed a hydrogel that has the potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis by absorbing the excess fluid that builds up in joints.
10/11/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease.
10/10/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Scientists have found that deficient levels of fatty acid-binding proteins protect against diabetes, obesity, inflammation, and other age-related diseases.
10/10/2017   Senior Health
Title: Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls
Category: Health News
Created: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/09/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers suggest that the loss of a gene called LSD1 plays a role in the brain cell death that occurs with Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia.
10/09/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers suggest that the loss of a gene called LSD1 plays a role in the brain cell death that occurs with Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia.
10/06/2017   Senior Health
Title: Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations
Category: Health News
Created: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/05/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be at greater risk of dementia, a new study finds, but this association may not ring true for men.
10/05/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be at greater risk of dementia, a new study finds, but this association may not ring true for men.
10/04/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
With the number of bilingual individuals increasing steadily, find out how bilingualism affects the brain and cognitive function.
10/04/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A government report has found that as many as 631,000 cases of cancer diagnosed in 1 year are related to being overweight and obese.
10/04/2017   Senior Health
Title: Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts
Category: Health News
Created: 10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/03/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Too much sunlight causes skin aging, sunburn, and skin cancer. Find out if chocolate can protect our skin from the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun.
10/02/2017   Senior Health
Title: Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls
Category: Health News
Created: 9/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/01/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Pneumonia is an infection of the lung tissue that can make it difficult to breathe due to inflammation, fluid, and pus. Learn about how to prevent it here.
10/01/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A hammer toe is a potentially painful toe deformity. We look at the types of hammer toe surgery, as well as what to expect during and after the procedure.
09/29/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A study finds that older adults who could not identify at least 4 out of 5 odors in a smell test were twice as likely to develop dementia 5 years later.
09/29/2017   Senior Health
Title: Sharp Rises Seen in Long-Term Care Costs
Category: Health News
Created: 9/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
09/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Following up on a previous study, researchers find that caffeine is unlikely to improve movement symptoms for patients with Parkinson's disease.
09/27/2017   Senior Health
Title: Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls
Category: Health News
Created: 9/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
09/27/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Flu vaccines are often less efficient in seniors, but a new study suggests that positive moods may improve the immune system response in people 65 or over.
09/26/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study reveals that the protein Cbf-beta switches progenitor cells from creating bone-producing cells to creating fat cells in bone marrow instead.
09/26/2017   Senior Health
Title: Health Tip: Making End-of-Life Wishes Known
Category: Health News
Created: 9/26/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/26/2017 12:00:00 AM
09/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, learn about what determines height and if height can be increased as an adult. Are there ways to prevent a loss of height?
09/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, learn about arcus senilis. What are the risk factors, how is it diagnosed, how is it linked to high cholesterol, and can it be treated?
09/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study examines whether the personality of those affected by dementia or mild cognitive impairment starts to change before the onset of the disease.
09/22/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study examines whether the personality of those affected by dementia or mild cognitive impairment starts to change before the onset of the disease.