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Out in the cold: Why are the oldest people the most excluded? People over the age of 85 are significantly more likely to suffer social exclusion than those in the 65 to 84-year-old bracket, according to new research.
Medical News Today | Jan 6, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Occupational therapy may have the potential to slow down functional decline and reduce behavioral troubles A French observational study in real life showed that dementia patients benefiting from occupational therapy sessions report relevant clinical benefits over the intervention period, according to a...
Medical News Today | Jan 3, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Helping pays off: People who care for others live longer Older people who help and support others are also doing themselves a favor. An international research team has found that grandparents who care for their grandchildren on average live longer than...
Medical News Today | Jan 3, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Long Do Menopause Symptoms Last For? Menopause happens to all women, but what does it entail? How long do women experience symptoms for, what treatments are there, and what happens after?
Medical News Today | Jan 2, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could new bone-forming growth factor reverse osteoporosis? Scientists have discovered a new bone-forming growth factor that could have implications for regenerative medicine. Osteoporosis could be reversed.
Medical News Today | Dec 29, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists use stem cells to restore testosterone Researchers have used stem cells to create testosterone-producing cells in rodents. This may provide an alternative to hormone replacement therapy.
Medical News Today | Dec 23, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turning back time: Salk scientists reverse signs of aging Graying hair, crow's feet, an injury that's taking longer to heal than when we were 20 - faced with the unmistakable signs of aging, most of us have had a least one fantasy of turning back time.
Medical News Today | Dec 19, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Impact of ageing on brain connections mapped in major scan study Brain connections that play a key role in complex thinking skills show the poorest health with advancing age, new research suggests.
Medical News Today | Dec 16, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Alzheimer's Disease Hereditary? Causes and Risks Exactly what causes Alzheimer's disease is unknown. Age is a major risk factor, but scientists are also investigating genetic factors and heredity.
Medical News Today | Dec 15, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Risk avoidance in older adults is related to brain anatomy, not age Older adults are less inclined to take risks, but this behavior may be linked to changes in brain anatomy rather than age, according to a new Yale-led study.
Medical News Today | Dec 15, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend