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07/24/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The discovery could 'spur a new area of Alzheimer's disease research,' say the scientists, who found a new pathway of neuronal loss in the condition.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Several studies have reported associations between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and dementia.
07/21/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of muscle mass. Learn about the causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
07/21/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The old real estate adage about "location, location, location" might also apply to the biochemical genesis of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
One in 3 cases of dementia can be prevented by managing key lifestyle factors, such as engaging in more physical exercise and social activities.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
One in 3 cases of dementia can be prevented by managing key lifestyle factors, such as engaging in more physical exercise and social activities.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Variants of a gene thought to be linked to longevity appear to influence aging into the 90s, but do not appear to affect exceptional longevity, or aging over 100, a new study has found.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life, and levels of cognition.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life, and levels of cognition.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Presbycusis the term given to age-related hearing loss. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this condition here.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Early menopause correlates with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, but the cause for both might be found in the DNA, a current study suggests.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Blood screening tests to detect levels of an Alzheimer's disease marker in the blood may help to predict disease risk and even work to prevent it.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The more regularly people report doing word puzzles such as crosswords, the better their brain function in later life, a large-scale and robust online trial has found.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
In a study deemed a 'massive undertaking' by the researchers, two new genes have been found that may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Mobility aids are designed to help people with their independence and reduce pain. What types of mobility aids are there and who can benefit from them?
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Hyposmia is a term describing partial or complete loss of the sense of smell. Learn about the causes, how it is treated, and related conditions.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have created a device that makes walking up and down stairs easier.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Members of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine at the Lomonosov Moscow State University have determined the structure of a peptide complex, formed in the brain at the early stages of Alzheimer's...
07/17/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A series of studies sheds new light on the racial disparities among Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. Stress and social adversity play a key role.
07/17/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A series of studies sheds new light on the racial disparities among Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. Stress and social adversity play a key role.
07/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
If breakfast is your main meal and you skip snack time throughout the day, you are likelier to avoid weight gain, a large population study confirms.
07/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the link between having a sense of meaning in one's life and sleep quality among older white and African American adults.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Large population study with participants from four European countries suggests that length of working hours is a strong factor in the development of A-fib.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Calcium is key in allowing Clostridium difficile to germinate, a new study finds, but it might also be the answer to stopping or slowing down its spread.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Research linking traumatic brain injury and dementia later in life is contradictory. Learn about the latest findings and what they mean for TBI patients.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Research linking traumatic brain injury and dementia later in life is contradictory. Learn about the latest findings and what they mean for TBI patients.
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research maps hair growth patterns across the entire body, providing new insights into male pattern baldness and excessive hair growth.
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Study of more than 195,000 people finds 16 common genetic variants associated with muscle strength and gives insight into underlying biological mechanisms.
07/13/2017   Senior Health
Title: Taking the Stairs May Soon Get Easier
Category: Health News
Created: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Traffic stops, office conversations, and even doctor's visits - more and more people today are choosing to record life's encounters.
07/12/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Cinnamon is a widely-used spice in cooking, but Ceylon cinnamon may also help protect against diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.
07/11/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Researchers reveal that fisetin, a compound found in strawberries and other fruits and vegetables, reduced cognitive decline in mouse models of aging.
07/11/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New study shows that disruption of slow wave sleep raises amyloid beta, and repeated poor sleep quality raises tau - both hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.
07/10/2017   Senior Health
Title: Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/07/2017   Senior Health
Title: Opioids a Threat to Seniors With COPD
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/07/2017   Senior Health
Title: 2 of 3 Americans Don't Have 'Advance Directive' for End of Life
Category: Health News
Created: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/06/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
The hallmark of many neurodegenerative diseases is the formation of protein aggregates, yet how and why these aggregates form remains a mystery.
07/06/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
A moderate to severe traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of dementia, a new study finds, particularly if the injury occurs in middle age.
07/06/2017   Senior Health
Title: Do Blacks, Hispanics Get Low Quality Hospice Care?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/06/2017   Senior Health
Title: Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go
Category: Health News
Created: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/06/2017   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research finds biological markers for Alzheimer's disease in the spinal fluid of people who report poor sleep quality or who have trouble sleeping.
06/30/2017   Senior Health
Title: Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/30/2017   Senior Health
Title: For Many, Friends Are Key to Happiness in Old Age
Category: Health News
Created: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/30/2017   Senior Health
Title: Older Americans Struggling With Drug Costs Don't Ask for Help
Category: Health News
Created: 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/29/2017   Senior Health
Title: Even at Low Levels, Dirty Air Raises Death Risk for U.S. Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/29/2017   Senior Health
Title: Slowed Walking, Shrinking Brain?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM