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Progression of age-related macular degeneration in 1 eye then other eye Having age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in one eye was associated with an increased incidence of AMD and accelerated progression of the debilitating disease in the other eye.
Medical News Today | Oct 23, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light alcohol consumption linked to better memory Good news for individuals over 60 years old who partake in a little drinking: light alcohol consumption later in life is linked to better episodic memory.
Medical News Today | Oct 23, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elderly people fear family falls short in ethnic minority communities Older people from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in England fear changes in cultural attitudes will leave them without the family care they expect to rely on in their twilight years, a new...
Medical News Today | Oct 23, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flax seed powder recalled over salmonella fears Flax seed powder recalled over salmonella fears
Canoe.ca | Oct 22, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many older people have mutations linked to leukemia, lymphoma in their blood cells At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people over 70 have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells, according to new research at Washington University...
Medical News Today | Oct 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older adults satisfied with aging more likely to seek health screenings Adults over 50 who feel comfortable about aging are more proactive in getting preventive health care services, a new University of Michigan study found.
Medical News Today | Oct 20, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seniors 'comfortable with aging' are more likely to attend health screenings In an attempt to understand the attitudes and beliefs that prevent many seniors accessing preventive health services, a new study finds satisfaction with aging plays a big role.
Medical News Today | Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake A new study, published online in the journal Age and Ageing today, shows that the homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a...
Medical News Today | Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Phototherapy safe for skin conditions in elderly patients Data released at the 23rd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress suggest phototherapy is effective and safe for elderly patients.
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity linked to accelerated liver aging A new study claims that obesity speeds up aging of the liver, potentially explaining why some obese individuals experience early onset age-related diseases, such as liver cancer.
Medical News Today | Oct 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend