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Age-related changes in lateral ventricular width and periventricular white matter by diffusion tensor imaging Ventricular enlargement has been suggested as a structural biomarker for normal aging and progression of some illnesses, such as Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Detection rates of early stage breast cancer in older women unchanged despite increase in screening costs Medicare spending on breast cancer screening increased substantially between 2001 and 2009 but the detection rates of early stage tumors were unchanged, according to a new study published July 16 in...
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survey shows older Americans' health engagement and outlook on life improve The 2014 United States of Aging Survey finds Americans 60 and older report they are more motivated than the past two years to improve their health by exercising regularly and setting health goals ...
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memory and learning deficits restored in Alzheimer's mouse models Researchers have successfully restored memory and learning deficits in Alzheimer's mouse models by transplanting healthy brain cells into the hippocampus.
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds a 20-year decline in stroke risk and death rates After 2 decades of better control of risk factors, researchers find that stroke rates for Americans have declined. And those who do have a stroke have a better chance of surviving.
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For older women, exercise is the best medicine Women would benefit from being prescribed exercise as medicine, according to a QUT study that revealed moderate to high intensity activity is essential to reducing the risk of death in older women.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Keeping active pays off in your 70s and 80s Older people who undertake at least 25 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise everyday need fewer prescriptions and are less likely to be admitted to hospital in an emergency, new research has...
Medical News Today | Jul 11, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Apr 1, 2013 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend