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Detecting depressive states in the elderly with on-line monitoring devices Specialists at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) of Mexico developed a system that achieved detecting depression in older adults, through monitoring their daily routine.
Medical News Today | Oct 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Active ageing is much more than exercise The global population is ageing rapidly, and the growing numbers of elderly people challenge our societal structures, not least the health sector, which is why authorities in most countries encourage...
Medical News Today | Oct 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tips for infection prevention as nursing home infection rates increase Nursing home infection rates are on the rise, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing found, suggesting that more must be done to protect residents of these facilities from preventable...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Risk of pneumonia in the elderly doubled by sleeping in dentures Poor oral health and hygiene are increasingly recognized as major risk factors for pneumonia among the elderly.
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
No couch potatoes allowed: DVD-delivered fitness plan helps at-risk older adults Human health researchers have life-saving advice for those over 65: keep moving.
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In rat model testosterone found to promote prostate cancer A researcher who found that testosterone raised the risk of prostate tumors and exacerbated the effects of carcinogenic chemical exposure in rats is urging caution in prescribing testosterone therapy...
Medical News Today | Oct 9, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global health This issue of Health Affairs was supported by the Qatar Foundation and World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Hamad Medical Corporation, Imperial College London, and The Commonwealth Fund.
Medical News Today | Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Specific nutrition and exercises may help adults maintain their muscle mass, strength and function as they age As global life expectancy increases, adults want to maintain healthy and active lifestyles well into retirement.
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Animal research suggests ibuprofen can reduce lung inflammation in elderly New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation.
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Curiosity changes the brain to enhance learning The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic.
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend