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In women, age-related cognitive decline may start sooner than we think Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles reveal that, at least in women, cognitive decline may begin earlier that previously believed.
Medical News Today | Jan 24, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sedentary lifestyle speeds up biological aging, study finds A new study looks at how a sedentary lifestyle, with little exercise, affects telomere length and leads to biological aging in older women.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospital-induced delirium may speed up dementia, study finds New research suggests that delirium triggered by hospitalization can accelerate cognitive decline as well as dementia in senior patients.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hip fractures may have both short and long-term effects on survival in elderly individuals A new analysis of numerous studies indicates that men and women aged 60 years and older who have experienced a hip fracture are at increased risk of dying not only in the short term after the...
Medical News Today | Jan 18, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why might coffee drinkers live longer? Study sheds light A new study finds that caffeine counters an inflammatory process linked to poor heart health in later life, explaining why coffee drinkers may live longer.
Medical News Today | Jan 17, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Late-onset hypertension may lower dementia risk, study finds For the first time, a study investigates the link between high blood pressure later in life and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
Medical News Today | Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older adults walk more for money and opportunity to donate to charity Personal and social goals may be effective in motivating older adults to exercise, according to a study this month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine from researchers at the Perelman...
Medical News Today | Jan 17, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds high survival rate for elderly patients with implantable defibrillator Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years - a...
Medical News Today | Jan 17, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dementia: Bilingualism may help brain conserve resources and resist decline New research suggests years of bilingualism alters the brain to use resources more efficiently when concentrating, giving insights to successful aging.
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Improving longevity of functionally integrated stem cells in regenerative vision therapy Stem cell therapies hold great promise for restoring function in a variety of degenerative conditions, but one of the logistical hurdles is how to ensure the cells survive in the body long enough...
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend