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Every minute of activity may benefit heart health for mobility-limited older adults In a new study, researchers found each minute of physical activity may be important for good heart health in older adults with limited mobility.
Medical News Today | Feb 19, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tool can help assess cognitive impairment in multicultural populations The ability to assess cognitive impairment in multicultural older populations will become more important as demographics change worldwide.
Medical News Today | Feb 18, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BGRF announces in silico method to predict effectiveness of cognitive enhancers The Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF), a UK-based charity committed to the support of aging research to address the challenges of a rapidly aging population and to reduce the impact of...
Medical News Today | Feb 18, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Primary care nurse-delivered consultations and pedometer monitoring can increase physical activity in older adults A primary care nurse-delivered intervention can lead to sustained increases in physical activity (PA) among older adults, according to an article published by Tess Harris of St George's University...
Medical News Today | Feb 17, 2015 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual frequency picks up after 50 years of marriage Researchers have found that, after an initial decline, sexual frequency for married couples increases after 50 years of being together.
Medical News Today | Feb 17, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is successful aging? Gerontologists strive to build consensus Scholars have long debated what successful aging is, how to measure it, and how to promote it.
Medical News Today | Feb 17, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A new model organism for aging research: The short-lived African killifish Studying aging and its associated diseases has been challenging because existing vertebrate models (e.g., mice) are relatively long lived, while short-lived invertebrate species (e.g.
Medical News Today | Feb 16, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Terrible at remembering names? Blame it on the music, not the memory Study shows older adults struggle to recall names when music is playingMusic may help some people relax when they're trying to concentrate.
Medical News Today | Feb 16, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UCI, Italian scientists limit accelerated cellular aging caused by methamphetamine use Grasp of underlying molecular mechanisms could improve addiction recovery effortsThe ravaged faces of methamphetamine addicts tell a terrible tale - abusing the drug dramatically accelerates...
Medical News Today | Feb 14, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older people risk losing access to health information if services move online and to the phone New research by the international Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information.
Medical News Today | Feb 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend