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Studies reveal how anesthesia's brain effects differ in older adults and in children Age-related EEG patterns correspond with neurophysiological changes associated with development, agingRecent Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigations into the neurobiology underlying...
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Brainy' mice raise hope of better treatments for cognitive disorders It sheds light on the molecular underpinnings of learning and memory and could form the basis for research into new treatments for age-related cognitive decline, cognitive disorders such as...
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Higher intelligence score means better physical performance New research reveals a distinct association between male intelligence in early adulthood and their subsequent midlife physical performance.
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists discover rejuvenation factors Scientists from A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have discovered metabolic rejuvenation factors in eggs.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New, rapid dementia screening tool rivals 'gold standard' clinical evaluations Test takes 3-5 minutes to complete and can be used by a laypersonDetermining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an...
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old age Simple tests for seniors good predictors of fit old age
Canoe.ca | Aug 12, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seniors at high risk for readmission after ambulatory surgery Medication errors and confusion about post-surgical care lead to costly readmission Taking four pain pills an hour instead of four pills a day Need improved, understandable discharge...
Medical News Today | Aug 11, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Out-of-home activities may promote older persons' physical activity It is beneficial to stimulate older people to leave home to increase their level of physical activity, suggests the study of postdoctoral researcher Erja Portegijs.
Medical News Today | Aug 10, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sarcopenia: A needless path to a wheelchair What’s the worst health problem that can happen to you? I’m sure many readers would say cancer, stroke or Alzheimer’s Disease. I agree these are all frightful diseases. But there’s another one that occurs gradually
Canoe.ca | Aug 8, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clearance of Alzheimer's protein in brain reduces with age Researchers find older brains take much longer to clear amyloid beta 42, the toxic protein that is the main ingredient of the plaques that clog up the brain in Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today | Aug 7, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend