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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
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
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
Arizona protesters hope to stop immigrant transfer ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) Dozens of protesters on both sides of the immigration debate showed up in a small town near Tucson on Tuesday after the sheriff said the federal government plans to transport about 40 immigrant children to an academy for troubled youths
Yahoo! News | Jul 15, 2014 4:16 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
Hippocampal cholinergic neurons protected in normal aging by thyroid hormone Can thyroid hormone protect neuronal function and increase the survival rate of naturally aged animals? Prof.
Medical News Today | Jul 11, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kidney donation found to be safe for healthy older adults Older kidney donors enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation.
Medical News Today | Jul 11, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough reported in new study In a large study, scientists have taken a step closer to a simple blood test for Alzheimer's by showing 10 proteins in the blood can predict onset of the disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adding corticosteroids to local anesthetic injections for spinal stenosis showed little benefit Epidural injections with a glucocorticoid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better in reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, a...
Medical News Today | Jul 4, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend