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Bone hormone boosts muscle performance during exercise but declines with age When we exercise, our bones produce a hormone called osteocalcin that increases muscle performance, according to a study published in a Cell Metabolism special issue on aging.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
15 minutes daily exercise may be reasonable target in older adults Fifteen minutes of daily exercise is associated with a 22% lower risk of death and may be a reasonable target for older adults, reveals research presented at the EuroPRevent 2016 meeting by Dr...
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The most prolific perpetrators of elder abuse may be living among them At least 1 in 5 nursing home residents may have experienced abuse by other residents.
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds little consistency for UTI prevention in nursing homes A survey of nearly 1,000 nursing homes in the U.S. found little consistency across facilities of policies implemented to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a new study presented...
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Life Expectancy and Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need To Know Learn all about how multiple sclerosis can affect someone's life expectancy, as well as treatments that can help alter the long-term outlook.
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch your step - blur affects stepping accuracy in older adults Visual blurring - like that produced by bifocals or multifocal lenses - may cause errors in foot position when walking.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Declining dopamine may explain why older people take fewer risks Older people are less willing to take risks for potential rewards and this may be due to declining levels of dopamine in the brain, finds a new UCL study of over 25,000 people funded by Wellcome.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common Causes of Severe Knee Pain What are the most common causes of severe knee pain? This article examines a number of them, including trauma and tissue disorders such as arthritis.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Know the Warning Signs: Early Symptoms of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Find out all you need to know about the early symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee, as well as what can be done to treat this condition.
Medical News Today | Jun 2, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does obesity lead to more nursing home admission and a lower quality of care? In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers examined the care that obese older adults receive when they are admitted to nursing homes.
Medical News Today | Jun 1, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend