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Lowered birth rates one reason why women outlive men Using unique demographic records on 140,600 reproducing individuals from the Utah Population Database (USA), a research team led from Uppsala University has come to the conclusion that lowered...
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why do older asymptomatic patients have carotid imaging Most of the patients who had carotid revascularization for asymptomatic carotid disease were diagnosed on the basis of carotid imaging tests ordered for uncertain or inappropriate indications...
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Americans live longer but with disabilities or health issues, study shows The USC-led study findings challenge assumptions that increased longevity is a sign of good health. Americans are living longer but in poorer health, according to a new study.
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Singing improves Parkinson's symptoms and quality of life A lesser known side to Parkinson's disease is its negative effect on the voice. A new study finds that singing therapy relieves these symptoms and improves quality of life.
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memory may aid emotion regulation, particularly in older adults UMass Amherst research suggests having good recall may help recovery from sadness.
Medical News Today | Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greek dancing improves jumping ability of elderly heart failure patients Patients randomised to dancing jumped higher and faster than their sedentary counterparts.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2016 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Testosterone therapy decreases hospital readmissions in older men with low testosterone A new large-scale population-based study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed for the first time that older men using testosterone therapy were less likely to have...
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fueling future progress for 46 million older adults at 2016 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting Innovations in geriatrics care, research, and policy on display at prestigious AGS16 Plenary Paper Session.
Medical News Today | Apr 13, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Angiogenesis factor found to promote three age-related diseases of the eye A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator has found that increased expression of the angiogenic factor VEGF-A promotes three common aging-related eye conditions - both versions of...
Medical News Today | Apr 12, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Same immune-system proteins may first giveth, then taketh away motor control Princeton University researchers have found that a family of proteins with important roles in the immune system may be responsible for fine-tuning a person's motor control as they grow -- and for...
Medical News Today | Apr 12, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend