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Brain aging accelerated by 10 years with midlife overweight, obesity Researchers find that being overweight or obese in midlife leads to a reduction in white matter volume that is the equivalent of a decade of brain aging.
Medical News Today | Aug 4, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pain profiling has potential to improve quality of life for older patients A two part paper published recently in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of The British Geriatrics Society, reveals that pain profiling in older patients has the potential to improve quality of...
Medical News Today | Jul 29, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hot flash: Women who start menstruation and menopause later more likely to live to 90 The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regardless of age, health conditions, many seniors not retired from sex Despite societal perceptions that older adults' love lives are ancient history, many seniors are anything but retired from sex, a new study suggests.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Among the oldest adults, poor balance may signal higher risk for dementia The number of people living well into their 90s is projected to quadruple by 2050. By mid-century, nearly 9 million people will be 90-years-old or older.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aging accelerated by menopause, insomnia Researchers claim to have answered the long-debated question about whether aging causes menopause or menopause causes aging; the latter appears to be true.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New sunscreen compound protects against UVA-induced skin aging, cancer Researchers have created a compound that offers high protection against skin damage caused by UVA radiation, and they call for it to be added to sunscreen.
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Selective retention of positive information may be marker for elderly memory loss UCI group develops test to measure changes in emotional recall over time.People who selectively recalled positive information over neutral and negative information performed worse on memory...
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Macular degeneration insight identifies promising drugs to prevent vision loss In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a University of Wisconsin-Madison research team pinpoints how immune abnormalities beneath the retina result in macular...
Medical News Today | Jul 20, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study reveals new link between periodontal and cerebrovascular diseases A new study has revealed a relationship between chronic periodontitis and lacunar infarct, two common diseases in the elderly.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend