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04/24/2019   Senior Health
Title: Untrained Caregivers Bear Burden of Care for Families: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/23/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's disease from mouse brains.
04/21/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A first-of-its-kind study finds that increased muscle power, rather than muscle strength, can significantly prolong life for seniors.
04/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline.
04/16/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Scientists have designed a protein that folds into alpha sheets that can block toxic beta-amyloid in brain cells before it forms into large clumps.
04/15/2019   Senior Health
Title: Caregiving May Not Be as Taxing to Your Health as Feared
Category: Health News
Created: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/12/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) examines global life expectancies and access to health services across the world.
04/08/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this issue?
04/08/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this issue?
04/05/2019   Senior Health
Title: Elder Abuse On the Rise in America
Category: Health News
Created: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/03/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Oxidative stress can damage cells and occurs when there is an excess of free radicals. The body produces free radicals during normal metabolic processes but also produces antioxidants to neutralize them. Long-term oxidative stress can contribute to aging and may play a role in a number of conditions. Learn more here.
04/03/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Using brain scans that can detect hallmarks of Alzheimer's could improve diagnosis and clinical care of people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
04/03/2019   Senior Health
Title: Americans' Pets Help Ease the Aging Process, Poll Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/01/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study investigates the impact of 1 weekly hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on disability in people with knee osteoarthritis.
04/01/2019   Senior Health
Title: Health Tip: Preventing Falls Among Older Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
03/29/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Dark spots on the skin are usually the result of hyperpigmentation. They are usually harmless. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments for dark spots on the skin.
03/29/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Scientists have found that an experimental drug that failed against cancer may treat dementia instead. However, can they test it in clinical trials?
03/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Study of 531 cognitively healthy older adults over 11.5 years finds no link between smoking and dementia after accounting for 'competing risk' of death.
03/28/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
Study of 531 cognitively healthy older adults over 11.5 years finds no link between smoking and dementia after accounting for 'competing risk' of death.
03/28/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
According to a new study in mice, shorter-wave ultrasound pulses could help scientists deliver drugs straight into the brain more safely and efficiently.
03/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study compares the effects of a low-carb diet with those of a regular diet and a low-fat diet on knee osteoarthritis in older adults.
03/27/2019   Senior Health
Title: Move More, Live Longer
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM
03/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research shows that light and moderate exercise benefits the brain both immediately and in the long run, providing a person is active frequently.
03/25/2019   Medical News Today - Alzheimers
New research shows that light and moderate exercise benefits the brain both immediately and in the long run, providing a person is active frequently.