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Nonrecommended screenings for prostate, breast cancer in older individuals An estimated 15.7 percent of individuals 65 or older may have received nonrecommended screenings for prostate and breast cancers because they had limited life expectancies of less than 10 years...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Age-related response to the hepatitis B vaccine linked to inflammation First of its kind study identifies predictors and response mechanisms to the hepatitis B vaccine.Physicians have known for years that patients respond differently to vaccines as they age.
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preoperative frailty associated with increased risk of death following surgery The presence of frailty-defining diagnoses before surgery were strongly associated with an increased risk of death at one year after surgery, particularly in the early postoperative period, in...
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Delirium is common in older gastrointestinal surgery patients A new analysis indicates that delirium commonly develops in the older patients who have undergone gastrointestinal surgery.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When older adults stop driving, they may experience health declines In older adults, declining health is a major reason they stop driving. But when they stop driving, what impact does this have on their subsequent health and well-being?
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breakthrough in human cell transformation could revolutionize regenerative medicine A breakthrough in the transformation of human cells by an international team led by researchers at the University of Bristol could open the door to a new range of treatments for a variety of...
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arts and culture can combat loneliness among older people, says new research New research shows how arts and culture can help to improve health, wellbeing and quality of life for older people aged 65 and upwards.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report identifies positive news on kidney disease in the US, yet challenges remain United States Renal Data System 2015 report highlights current trends in kidney disease.
Medical News Today | Jan 18, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mentally challenging activities key to a healthy aging mind One of the greatest challenges associated with the growing numbers of aged adults is how to maintain a healthy aging mind.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low blood levels of bicarbonate linked to earlier death in healthy older adults Low blood levels of bicarbonate may indicate an elevated risk of premature death in generally healthy older individuals, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal...
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend