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Researcher calls for changes to colorectal cancer screening guidelines Editorial suggests more research is needed to pinpoint age to end aggressive screeningColorectal cancer will claim the lives of close to 50,000 Americans this year, according to the American...
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
To live longer, replace 1 hour of sitting with walking daily Could it be this simple? A new study suggests replacing sitting with walking for 1 hour each day could reduce the risk of early death by up to 14%.
Medical News Today | Oct 4, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Innovative 'brain prosthesis' could help with memory loss The symptoms of dementia, including memory loss, are incurable. But a new brain prosthesis implanted in the hippocampus is showing promise as a potential cure for memory loss.
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For seniors, hearing trouble linked to greater risk of death For seniors, hearing trouble linked to greater risk of death | Oct 2, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-volume facilities better for nursing hip fractures There isn't a lot of information available to help family caregivers choose the best skilled nursing facility for an elderly loved one who breaks a hip, but a new study suggests a potentially useful...
Medical News Today | Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older women giving up work to care for grandkids, new Australian report finds Older people, mostly women, are giving up paid work to care for grandchildren so that their daughters and daughters-in-law can return to the labour force.
Medical News Today | Sep 28, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treatment of elderly patients with breast cancer varies between different countries throughout Europe First results from the largest international comparison of the treatment of elderly patients with breast cancer have shown there are substantial differences in the use of surgery, hormone therapy...
Medical News Today | Sep 26, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study links hearing impairment to increased risk of death New research finds that the risk of death is increased as a result of hearing impairment in the over-70s, for those with mild as well as more severe hearing loss.
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds significant differences in frailty by region and by race among older Americans A large-scale survey of older Americans living at home or in assisted living settings found that 15 percent are frail, a diminished state that makes people more vulnerable to falls, chronic disease...
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older Americans who work are healthier than those unemployed or retired Employed older adults are found to be generally healthier than unemployed or retired older adults, according to a University of Miami study published in Preventing Chronic Disease.
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend