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When older adults lose strength, the brain may be to blame Declining muscle strength is common as people age, which can lead to falls and affect a person's ability to move and function independently.
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Studies yield mixed findings on high-dose flu vaccine for elders New VA research finds extra protection only for 'oldest old'If you're age 65 or older and go to your doctor or pharmacy for a flu shot, you may be offered two options: the standard vaccine, or a...
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds cardiorespiratory fitness contributes to successful brain aging Cardiorespiratory fitness may positively impact the structure of white matter in the brains of older adults.
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Claims about the decline of the West are 'exaggerated' Paper gives a more optimistic demographic picture of the future in the WestA new paper by Oxford researchers argues that some countries in Western Europe, and the USA, Canada, Australia and New...
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Broken chain of communication in hospitals is harming care of elderly Elderly patients are enduring poor care in hospitals because of a communication block between the frontline and NHS management.
Medical News Today | Apr 29, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court dismisses appeal in $1 billion divorce of oil executive Hamm (Reuters) - Sue Ann Arnall, the ex-wife of Oklahoma oil executive Harold Hamm, lost an appeal of the couple's divorce case because she had accepted an award of nearly $1 billion, the state Supreme Court said on Tuesday. In a 7-2 decision, the court r
Yahoo! News | Apr 28, 2015 8:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn study identifies molecular link between DNA damage and premature aging Like a beloved pair of jeans, human DNA accumulates damage over time, and older people's bodies can't repair it as well.
Medical News Today | Apr 28, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fat signals control energy levels in the brain An enzyme secreted by the body's fat tissue controls energy levels in the brain, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Medical News Today | Apr 28, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New gel medication breakthrough delays release of drug to benefit the patient Scientists at the University of Huddersfield are pioneering the use of a special gel that is ideal for administering medication to young children and others - including the elderly - who have...
Medical News Today | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treating patients with dignity -- but what about hands-on care? Research suggests health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their patients doAlthough the UK has well-established local and national policies...
Medical News Today | Apr 24, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend