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Isolation of important centres in the brain results in age-related memory deficits Poor memory among the elderly can be explained by regions in the hippocampus complex, an important part of the brain, becoming more co-active during rest, thereby interacting less efficiently with...
Medical News Today | Nov 28, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report examines climate change risks for human populations As changes in global climate and population sizes occur, scientists warn that there are considerable risks to bear in mind - risks that require governmental action now, they say.
Medical News Today | Nov 27, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manchester researchers develop computer games to prevent falls in the elderly A team from Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and The University of Manchester have developed new computer games in collaboration with MIRA Rehab Limited and...
Medical News Today | Nov 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Web savvy older adults who regularly indulge in culture may better retain 'health literacy' In spite of any age related cognitive decline they may be experiencing.Older people who are active internet users and who regularly indulge in a spot of culture may be better able to retain...
Medical News Today | Nov 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to improve driving safety for older adults Some physical and mental changes that occur with age can affect a person's ability to drive. These include slower reaction times, night blindness, and pain and stiffness.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older Americans sicker but have quicker access to specialists according to 11-country survey This new survey was released recently as a Web First by Health Affairs. The full text is available free until November 26.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seniors who run regularly can walk as efficiently as 20-somethings If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running.A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The aging brain can be taught to ignore distractions As we age, we have an increasingly harder time ignoring distractions. But new research online in the Cell Press journal Neuron reveals that by learning to make discriminations of a sound amidst...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pain care and management for older Americans The first issue of a new publication series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) called From Policy to Practice explores pain as a public health problem and takes a look at how various...
Medical News Today | Nov 22, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Marker discovered that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older It's known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Medical News Today | Nov 22, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend