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High-dose flu vaccine more effective in elderly High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a...
Medical News Today | Aug 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cognitive decline in older adults may be reduced by digital literacy Researchers have found a link between digital literacy and a reduction in cognitive decline, according to a study published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Medical Sciences.
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt bars HRW head ahead of Rabaa killings report Egypt has barred the head of Human Rights Watch from entering the country ahead of the release of a report on a mass killing of protesters, HRW officials said Monday. Kenneth Roth, executive director of the New York-based NGO, and HRW Middle East director
Yahoo! News | Aug 11, 2014 11:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man charged in Feltonville quadruple shooting Police have made an arrest in a shooting that left four people wounded, including a father who was in the car with his children, in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.
Yahoo! News | Aug 11, 2014 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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DEA improperly paid $854,460 for passenger lists WASHINGTON (AP) The Drug Enforcement Administration paid an Amtrak secretary $854,460 over nearly 20 years to obtain confidential information about train passengers, which the DEA could have lawfully obtained for free through a law enforcement network, Th
Yahoo! News | Aug 11, 2014 8:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some areas of the brain 'may not slow down with aging' Contrary to current theories about brain aging, a new study from The University of Adelaide claims some areas of the brain in the right cerebral hemisphere may not slow with age.
Medical News Today | Aug 8, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mild cognitive impairment quadruples risk of dementia In a long-term, large-scale population-based study of individuals aged 55 years or older in the general population researchers found that those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) had a...
Medical News Today | Aug 8, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cognitive decline may increase the risk of stroke Past studies claim stroke increases the risk of memory and learning problems in older adults, but a new study finds that cognitive decline may actually increase the risk of stroke.
Medical News Today | Aug 8, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older adults' brain functions work better in the morning Older adults are morning people, says a new study that suggests this group performs better on cognitive tasks when they are tested in the morning, compared with in the afternoon.
Medical News Today | Aug 7, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor hearing confines older adults to their homes Vision and hearing problems reduce the active participation of older people in various events and activities. This was observed in two studies carried out by the Gerontology Research Center.
Medical News Today | Aug 7, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend