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Outdoor activities may be linked to exfoliation syndrome in eyes Outdoor activities may increase the odds of developing exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in the eyes, a condition which has been linked to cataracts and glaucoma.
Medical News Today | Sep 4, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reduce sitting time to protect aging DNA, study suggests Now we have more motivation to get off the sofa: a new study suggests that curbing the amount of time spent sitting could protect aging DNA, possibly prolonging lifespan.
Medical News Today | Sep 4, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ibuprofen may restore immune function in old age New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that macrophages from the lungs of old mice responded differently to infections than those of young mice, ibuprofen reversed these...
Medical News Today | Sep 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can losing sleep decrease brain volume? Interrupted sleep does not only make us tired. According to a new study, shortened sleep may be associated with faster decline in brain volume.
Medical News Today | Sep 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fall in older people registered as blind or partially sighted in England New figures show a downward trend in the number of people aged 75 or over who are registered as blind or partially sighted.
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stroke risk increased by resistant hypertension: 35 percent in women and 20 percent in elderly Taiwanese Resistant hypertension increases the risk of stroke by 35% in women and 20% in elderly Taiwanese patients, according to research presented at ESC Congress by Dr Kuo-Yang Wang from Taiwan.
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cardiovascular events, strokes and mortality in older adults reduced by antihypertensive therapy Antihypertensive therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events, strokes and mortality in hypertensive older adults, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2014 by Dr Maciej...
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Melatonin does not reduce delirium in elderly patients having acute hip surgery Melatonin supplements do not appear to lessen delirium in elderly people undergoing surgery for hip fractures, indicates a new trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2014 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Extremely high rates of IBD in Ontario One in every 200 Ontarians has been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the number of people living with the disease increasing by 64 per cent between 1999 and 2008, according to a...
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canadians boomers want better health strategy Canadians boomers want better health strategy
Canoe.ca | Aug 18, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend