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Receding Gums: Treatment Options and Causes Gingival recession is when the gum tissue covering the root of the tooth is pushed back. Learn about its causes and forms of treatment with this article.
Medical News Today | Sep 20, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More than 1 in 4 US adults over 50 do not engage in regular physical activity Inactivity puts 31 million at risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer.Despite the many benefits of moderate physical activity, 31 million Americans (28 percent) age 50 years and older are...
Medical News Today | Sep 16, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How our brain slows down the effects of aging The older we get, the more difficult it becomes to put the world around us in order. Yet, our brain develops remarkable strategies to slow down the effects of aging.
Medical News Today | Sep 16, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Super agers' avoid brain shrinkage, retain youthful thinking abilities Some older adults do not experience a decline in memory ability with age. Researchers reveal the youthful mechanism behind the brain of the 'super ager.'
Medical News Today | Sep 15, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midlife physical activity is associated with better cognition in old age A new study of 3050 twins finds moderately vigorous physical activity - i.e., more strenuous than walking - to be associated with better cognition in a 25-year follow-up.
Medical News Today | Sep 12, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research points to new treatment strategy against Alzheimer's disease New research suggests that Alzheimer's disease may trigger increased expression of an enzyme called lysozyme, which attempts to counteract amyloid build-up in the brain.
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Findings suggest electric fan use by elderly during extreme heat could be harmful In a study appearing in the September 6 issue of JAMA, Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sex in seniors: Worrying gender difference unearthed Sexual intercourse in older adults is widely accepted to be a healthful pastime. New research shows that this might not be the case for both genders.
Medical News Today | Sep 6, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Making memories stronger and more precise during aging When it comes to the billions of neurons in your brain, what you see at birth is what get -- except in the hippocampus.
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic cause of severe nerve damage in older adults with inability to walk deciphered Congenital gene mutations lead to afflicted persons of advanced age developing severe nerve damage (polyneuropathy) with paralysis, loss of sensation and pain.
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend