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Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related premature aging Obesity causes premature aging that can be measured in the cells. Breaking research set out to see whether bariatric surgery could reverse this process.
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Centenarians' extra years are mostly healthy ones Research on centenarians shows that the extra years lived are mostly healthy years - with illness often arriving decades later than in younger seniors.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Routine monitoring of eye condition effective in the community Research published in BMJ Open today has found that community care for routine monitoring of neovascular age-related macular degeneration can be just as effective as hospital-based care.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Driving, dementia - assessing safe driving in high-risk older adults Driving is possibly one of the most complex procedures humans engage in on a regular basis.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why do aged muscles heal slowly? As we age, the function and regenerative abilities of skeletal muscles deteriorate, which means it is difficult for the elderly to recover from injury or surgery.
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's risk may be detectable from age 18 with genetic scoring Researchers have created a genetic risk score that has the potential to pinpoint which adults are at high risk of Alzheimer's from the age of 18.
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor physical performance may be an early sign of late-age dementia Poor physical performance was linked with an increased risk of developing dementia in a study of individuals aged 90 and older who were followed for an average of 2.6 years.
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pill organizers could cause adverse effects among elderly Older people who switch to using pill organisers could experience adverse effects and even hospitalisation - according to research from the University of East Anglia.
Medical News Today | Jul 6, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many elderly are prescribed antihypertensive medication despite already having low blood pressure According to a new study in the journal Age and Ageing, a significant proportion of patients over 70 remain on antihypertensive medication despite having low blood pressure.
Medical News Today | Jul 5, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Testosterone may be key to maintaining sexual function in older men Testosterone therapy has been used for years, but research into its effect on sexual dysfunction in older men is scarce. A new study brings good news.
Medical News Today | Jul 1, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend