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Risk of pneumonia in the elderly doubled by sleeping in dentures Poor oral health and hygiene are increasingly recognized as major risk factors for pneumonia among the elderly.
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In rat model testosterone found to promote prostate cancer A researcher who found that testosterone raised the risk of prostate tumors and exacerbated the effects of carcinogenic chemical exposure in rats is urging caution in prescribing testosterone therapy...
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global health This issue of Health Affairs was supported by the Qatar Foundation and World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Hamad Medical Corporation, Imperial College London, and The Commonwealth Fund.
Medical News Today | Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Specific nutrition and exercises may help adults maintain their muscle mass, strength and function as they age As global life expectancy increases, adults want to maintain healthy and active lifestyles well into retirement.
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Animal research suggests ibuprofen can reduce lung inflammation in elderly New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation.
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Curiosity changes the brain to enhance learning The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic.
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Discovery of special stem cells in the eye could lead to better treatments for blindness Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that a region on the front surface of the eye harbours special stem cells that could treat blinding eye conditions.
Medical News Today | Oct 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy aging: physical, social, and emotional engagement can help sustain independence in the golden years The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) proudly announces the publication of a Health Education & Behavior (HE&B) supplement devoted to the latest research and practice to promote healthy...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The challenges of ageing with an intellectual disability Report from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland showed an almost doubling of dementia in those with Down syndrome and significantly reduced risk of heart attack and hypertensionA new report launched...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Engineers complete first comprehensive mesh-free numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue using a method that uses the pixels in an image as data...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend