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'Bad' cholesterol linked to poorer cognitive performance Researchers find a link between the fluctuations of 'bad' cholesterol levels and a reduction in the cognitive ability of an elderly population.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many elderly people are receiving and using prescription medications inappropriately A new study from Belgium indicates that the majority of community-dwelling elderly adults are taking prescription medications inappropriately.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Defining sarcopenic obesity is key to its effective treatment Future Science Group (FSG) has announced the publication of a new article in Future Science OA synthesizing current data on sarcopenic obesity, and looking to highlight the need for public health...
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Middle-age memory decline a matter of changing focus Research sheds new light on what constitutes healthy aging of the brain.The inability to remember details, such as the location of objects, begins in early midlife (the 40s) and may be the...
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut bacteria unleash anti-aging power of pomegranates Study shows urolithin A - a product of gut bacterial digestion of a pomegranate compound - restores a key cell recycling process, an anti-aging property.
Medical News Today | Jul 11, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related premature aging Obesity causes premature aging that can be measured in the cells. Breaking research set out to see whether bariatric surgery could reverse this process.
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boosting the potency of a broccoli-related compound yields a possible treatment for macular degeneration Buck Institute study also shows that palmitoleic acid protects the retina from environmental damage in mouse models of disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Centenarians' extra years are mostly healthy ones Research on centenarians shows that the extra years lived are mostly healthy years - with illness often arriving decades later than in younger seniors.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Routine monitoring of eye condition effective in the community Research published in BMJ Open today has found that community care for routine monitoring of neovascular age-related macular degeneration can be just as effective as hospital-based care.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Driving, dementia - assessing safe driving in high-risk older adults Driving is possibly one of the most complex procedures humans engage in on a regular basis.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend