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Longevity in women likely indicated by reproduction later in life Women who are able to naturally have children later in life tend to live longer and the genetic variants that allow them to do so might also facilitate exceptionally long life spans.
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK research exposes barriers to fitness and fun for older people with sight loss Groundbreaking research into how older people with sight loss can engage in physical activity (1) has been released by sight loss charity, Thomas Pocklington Trust (2), who called on leisure...
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How aging can intensify damage of spinal cord injury In the complex environment of a spinal cord injury, researchers have found that immune cells in the central nervous system of elderly mice fail to activate an important signaling pathway...
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injury A study of older veterans is suggesting that the risk of dementia may increase with traumatic brain injury. Does this have wider implications for the public?
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local governments lack funds for age-friendly infrastructure Over the coming years world populations will age rapidly. Ensuring enabling and supportive environments is a key global priority in planning for population ageing.
Medical News Today | Jun 25, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Apr 1, 2013 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.
MSNBC | Oct 25, 2012 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Worlds oldest woman celebrates her sweet 116th birthday On Sunday was happy sweet 116 for Georgia woman Besse Cooper as she became only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American ever to have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2012 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend