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Research points to new treatment strategy against Alzheimer's disease New research suggests that Alzheimer's disease may trigger increased expression of an enzyme called lysozyme, which attempts to counteract amyloid build-up in the brain.
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Findings suggest electric fan use by elderly during extreme heat could be harmful In a study appearing in the September 6 issue of JAMA, Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sex in seniors: Worrying gender difference unearthed Sexual intercourse in older adults is widely accepted to be a healthful pastime. New research shows that this might not be the case for both genders.
Medical News Today | Sep 6, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Making memories stronger and more precise during aging When it comes to the billions of neurons in your brain, what you see at birth is what get -- except in the hippocampus.
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic cause of severe nerve damage in older adults with inability to walk deciphered Congenital gene mutations lead to afflicted persons of advanced age developing severe nerve damage (polyneuropathy) with paralysis, loss of sensation and pain.
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moderate drinking may reduce frailty, cardiovascular disease for seniors A new report says there is increasing evidence that moderate alcohol use reduces age-related inflammation, benefiting the cardiovascular health of seniors.
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain blood flow reduces when fit older adults stop exercising Study shows blood flow to parts of the brain important for cognitive health - such as the hippocampus - reduces when fit older adults stop exercising.
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Use it or lose it: UMD study shows that stopping exercise decreases brain blood flow We all know that we can quickly lose cardiovascular endurance if we stop exercising for a few weeks, but what impact does the cessation of exercise have on our brains?
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Temporal Arteritis: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Learn all about temporal arteritis, a condition where the temporal arteries are inflamed. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spondylosis: All You Need to Know Learn more about spondylosis. These wear-and-tear changes to the spine occur in many people as they get older, causing occasional pain and stiffness.
Medical News Today | Aug 30, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend