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04/25/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could be a marker for cognitive decline.
04/24/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
We know that eating fish protects brain health. A new study identifies the protein responsible for this and explains how it fights 'Parkinson's protein.'
04/19/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.
04/18/2018   Senior Health
Title: Exercise In, Vitamin D Out for Preventing Falls: U.S. Panel
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/18/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women.
04/17/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers have found that large, fibrous aggregates thought to drive Lou Gehrig's disease might actually help to protect motor neurons.
04/16/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A small study of middle-aged and older adults reveals that more sitting time is linked to greater thinning of a brain region that is important for memory.
04/15/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that age at menopause onset impacts memory. While small, the cognitive benefit may mean a lower risk of dementia years later.
04/14/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study shows that the brain's immune cells retain a memory of previous inflammation, which causes them to react differently to toxic brain proteins.
04/12/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A study reveals that levels of a protein called beta-amyloid — which is associated with Alzheimer's — increase after a single night of sleep deprivation.
04/12/2018   Senior Health
Title: Health Tip: Signs of Abuse at an Eldercare Facility
Category: Health News
Created: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/11/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
In a first-of-its kind study, scientists use human neurons to study and correct the damaging effects of the APOE4 gene, a well-known genetic risk factor.
04/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study warns that holding on to small, daily frustrations and allowing negative emotions to perpetuate can truly harm our health in the long run.
04/10/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A new study in mice shows that manipulating a biological clock circuit alters patterns of aggressiveness that mimic those of humans with Alzheimer's.
04/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A person’s blood pressure is measured by the balance between diastolic and systolic pressure in the heart. The current guidelines say that a normal range is under 120/80 mm Hg. Here, we discuss the difference between diastole and systole and the risks of hypertension (high) and hypotension (low) blood pressure.
04/09/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Combining antibody technology and an infrared sensor, a groundbreaking test could make the early detection of Alzheimer's disease a possibility.
04/09/2018   Senior Health
Title: Why Americans' Life Expectancy Is Getting Longer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/08/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Could meditation be a useful tool in the fight against cognitive decline? This week, the first study to investigate its long-term impact is released.
04/07/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
For many years, scientists have thought that brain cells in the hippocampus stop generating as we get older. The latest study concludes the reverse.
04/06/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
According to new research, there's more to the berry than its delicious taste. Its pigments may offer new ways to stop cancer and slow the aging process.
04/06/2018   Senior Health
Title: Stretching Can Help Get Seniors Moving
Category: Health News
Created: 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/05/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Coffee is often hailed for its health benefits, but new research finds that long-term consumption could be more of a hindrance for people with Alzheimer's.
04/04/2018   Senior Health
Title: When 'Nest Egg' Vanishes, Death Risk Rises
Category: Health News
Created: 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
04/03/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Scientists find that a lack of dopamine in the brain may cause some of the earliest symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition with growing prevalence.
03/29/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A study of healthy seniors found that a daily supplement of nicotinamide riboside triggered some of the same biological pathways as caloric restriction.
03/28/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers claim that taking the common anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen every day from the age of 55 could prevent Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers claim that taking the common anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen every day from the age of 55 could prevent Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2018   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A study shows how an antibody that targets the APOE protein halved brain levels of plaque in mice with Alzheimer's disease without harming APOE in the blood.
03/27/2018   Senior Health
Title: Aging Can Be Tough to Swallow
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM