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Warfarin use for atrial fibrillation increases dementia risk A new study using data from more than 10,000 patients demonstrates a link between warfarin, atrial fibrillation, and an increased risk of dementia.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older lung cancer patients experience excellent survival following surgery Newly combined data offer longer-term perspective on an increasingly growing population.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simple arm test accurately identifies markers of frailty in older adults facing surgery A simple frailty test proves reliable for assessing biomarkers of physiological vulnerability and for helping surgeons gauge elderly patients' risk of postoperative complications and disability.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows pain causes older adults to develop more inflammation over time When older relatives complain about their pains, show a little empathy, because new research suggests that as we age, we may all become more sensitive to pain.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Apr 1, 2013 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.
MSNBC | Oct 25, 2012 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Worlds oldest woman celebrates her sweet 116th birthday On Sunday was happy sweet 116 for Georgia woman Besse Cooper as she became only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American ever to have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2012 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Old drivers and 20-somethings equally dangerous Elderly drivers are no more likely to die on the road than those in their 20s, according to a UK study that looked at fatal road accidents over a 20-year period.
MSNBC | Aug 24, 2012 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend