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Temporal Arteritis: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Learn all about temporal arteritis, a condition where the temporal arteries are inflamed. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spondylosis: All You Need to Know Learn more about spondylosis. These wear-and-tear changes to the spine occur in many people as they get older, causing occasional pain and stiffness.
Medical News Today | Aug 30, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bacterial Pneumonia: Get the Facts Learn all about bacterial pneumonia, an inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria. This article looks at its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Medical News Today | Aug 26, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Multivariate analysis improves on cognitive testing in Alzheimer's disease Currently, cognitive impairment of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is measured using the 'Mini-Mental State Examination' (MMSE) test, which involves monitoring answers to five...
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preoperative patient frailty a good predictor of long-term mortality in older patients Frailty status, assessed using tools that measure mobility, disability, and nutritional status, may predict mortality 6 or more months after major cardiac surgery and functional decline after more...
Medical News Today | Aug 23, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Family, not friends, lowers death risk in older age Having more family and feeling closer to relatives in older age was found to reduce mortality in a new study, but the same could not be said for friends.
Medical News Today | Aug 22, 2016 4:00 PM [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