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Research provides strong link between delirium and inflammation in older patients Study of post-surgical patients shows elevated levels of inflammatory cytokines are strongly associated with deliriumDelirium is an acute state of confusion that often affects older adults...
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australian emergency care study: older patients in the firing line Older patients are suffering most of all from overcrowded hospitals, according to new research undertaken at the Canberra Hospital, ACT.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scotland's first long-term ageing study to improve lives of the elderly A major Scotland-wide study of the health, economic and social circumstances of people aged 50-plus will enable future improvements to be made to their health and wellbeing.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Link between intelligence and longevity is mostly genetic The tendency of more intelligent people to live longer has been shown, for the first time, to be mainly down to their genes by new research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Physical exercise could help curb symptoms of Alzheimer's Three studies (American, Danish and Canadian), presented simultaneously at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), indicate that physical exercise may help people live better with Alzheimer's and vascular dementia. | Jul 27, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study identifies challenges of delirium detection in older adults in emergency department An estimated one to two million older adults with delirium visit hospital emergency departments in the United States annually.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals Scientists pinpoint start of aging, discover it is not a slow series of random eventsWhen does aging really begin? Two Northwestern University scientists now have a molecular clue.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study sheds light on why the elderly are most vulnerable to West Nile Virus Elderly people are most vulnerable to West Nile Virus. A new study suggests this may be down to impairments in the early immune response to the virus among older individuals.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can migraine increase your risk of stroke? New research suggests older people who experience migraines may have an increased risk of stroke, but only if they are smokers.
Medical News Today | Jul 23, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2015: the highlights As the 2015 Alzheimer's Association International Conference draws to a close, we look at some of the studies leading us closer to prevention and treatment strategies for dementia.
Medical News Today | Jul 23, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend