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Study characterizes older adults who may need help managing medications An analysis of 4,000 older adults yields a list of characteristics for identifying which elderly patients are likely to need help managing medication.
Medical News Today | Jun 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The absence of a single protein spurs muscle aging in mice One of the alterations that most affects the quality of life of the elderly is muscle wastage and the resulting loss of strength, a condition known as sarcopenia.
Medical News Today | Jun 24, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are older adults being appropriately screened for colorectal cancer? Who should consider colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and why? CRC is a common and costly disease, largely of the elderly, with nearly 25% of cases diagnosed among patients aged 75-84 years, but...
Medical News Today | Jun 23, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cognitive reserve may help protect against delirium New research suggests that higher late life cognitive reserve - an ability to offset the losses associated with age- and disease-related changes in the brain - may help prevent delirium.
Medical News Today | Jun 21, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memory loss in early Alzheimer's reversed with personalized treatment plan Researchers reveal how a comprehensive treatment approach reversed memory loss for 10 patients with early-stage cognitive decline.
Medical News Today | Jun 20, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regular exercise may help muscle repair in older adults The ability of skeletal muscle to regenerate after injury slows with age. Exercise conditioning may restore this ability, study of aged mice suggests.
Medical News Today | Jun 20, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regenerating memory with neural stem cells Although brains - even adult brains - are far more malleable than we used to think, they are eventually subject to age-related illnesses, like dementia, and loss of cognitive function.
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers find potential key to preventing heart attacks, strokes in older adults Finding helps explain why older individuals are at greater risks for heart disease.As men and women grow older, their chances for coronary heart disease also increase.
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mayo Clinic researchers develop accurate way to measure growth factor linked to aging Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed an accurate way to measure a circulating factor, called GDF11, to better understand its potential impact on the aging process.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sleepiness and fatigue linked to brain atrophy in cognitively normal elderly A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas...
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend