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Home-based treatment is cost-effective alternative for heart patients Post-discharge disease management provided in their own homes could be a cost-effective alternative for recently-hospitalized elderly patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)Just published in...
Medical News Today | Aug 21, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms Updating national screening policies could help detect a deadly form of aneurysm in older men; saving lives and resources, according to research presented in the Journal of the American Heart...
Medical News Today | Aug 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Stress hormone' levels in saliva could pinpoint seniors with cognitive decline Researchers found older adults with high levels of the 'stress hormone' cortisol in their saliva had smaller brain volume and poorer memory and thinking skills.
Medical News Today | Aug 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The nonagenarian athlete: Researchers study Olga Kotelko's brain In the summer of 2012, Olga Kotelko, a 93-year-old Canadian track-and-field athlete with more than 30 world records in her age group, visited the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology...
Medical News Today | Aug 18, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dream of feeling less tired? The trick comes with age The elderly are doing something right. New research into the effects of age on sleep suggests our older community sleep less, but report better quality sleep, and feel more awake during the day.
Medical News Today | Aug 18, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smart diapers tell you when they need changing In a bid to improve the care of the elderly and bed-ridden, researchers have developed a diaper sensor that alerts caregivers by SMS to inform them when the napkin needs changing.
Medical News Today | Aug 18, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intelligence linked to physical performance in middle age, study shows A new healthy aging study finds that men with higher intelligence scores in early adulthood were also more likely to have better physical performance in midlife.
Medical News Today | Aug 17, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Internet both helps and harms seniors' social lives, says report Research for the UK government on the impact of digital technology on the support networks of older people finds it may both harm and improve their social lives.
Medical News Today | Aug 17, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
African-Americans most likely to stop taking meds in Medicare Part D's coverage gap Social workers can help by connecting people to available resourcesMedicare Part D provides help to beneficiaries struggling with the cost of prescriptions drugs, but the plan's coverage gap hits...
Medical News Today | Aug 17, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do I need cataract surgery? Do I need cataract surgery?
Canoe.ca | Aug 15, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend