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Less futile end-of-life care observed where palliative care knowledge is greater When a nursing home patient is dying, aggressive interventions such as inserting a feeding tube or sending the patient to the emergency room can futilely exacerbate, rather than relieve, their...
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Oldest Old are changing Canada In 1971 there were 139,000 Canadians aged 85 and over. By 2013 their numbers had risen to 702,000. The Oldest Old as they have become known today represent 2% of the total Canadian population.
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even at a molecular level, taking it slow helps us cope with stress Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified a new molecular pathway critical to aging, and confirmed that the process can be manipulated to help make old blood like new...
Medical News Today | Mar 23, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study warns of increasing incidence of brain bleeds in US population over next 15 years A study estimates that by 2030, around 60,000 Americans a year will develop chronic brain bleeds, with many needing neurosurgery. This may put a strain on the medical community.
Medical News Today | Mar 21, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
mHealth app ideal for breast cancer risk assessment, prevention Dartmouth investigator finds mobile health devices acceptable to older, diverse, and low income womenInterviewing women at a breast-imaging center in an urban safety net institution before and...
Medical News Today | Mar 21, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simply Organic, Frontier seasonings and mixes recalled The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of more than a dozen seasonings, dip mixes and soup mixes because of a salmonella risk.
Canoe.ca | Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Suspect in fatal Arizona shooting rampage appears in court By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona ex-convict appeared in court on Thursday accused of killing one person and wounding five others in a shooting rampage that began at a motel in suburban Phoenix and ended with his capture four hours later. R
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2015 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senior citizens increasingly satisfied with their sex lives Senior citizens have experienced a considerable improvement in their sex lives since the 1970s.
Medical News Today | Mar 19, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even high-risk patients can benefit from aortic aneurysm repair Surgery can extend lives of patients with risks such as advanced age and kidney diseaseMinimally invasive surgery can prevent a fatal rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Medical News Today | Mar 19, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Men have worse memories than women as they age' A study has found that, on average, men have worse memories than women after the age of 40. Cognitive decline was not associated with carrying the APOE 4 gene.
Medical News Today | Mar 17, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend