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Regular exercise may help muscle repair in older adults The ability of skeletal muscle to regenerate after injury slows with age. Exercise conditioning may restore this ability, study of aged mice suggests.
Medical News Today | Jun 20, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regenerating memory with neural stem cells Although brains - even adult brains - are far more malleable than we used to think, they are eventually subject to age-related illnesses, like dementia, and loss of cognitive function.
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers find potential key to preventing heart attacks, strokes in older adults Finding helps explain why older individuals are at greater risks for heart disease.As men and women grow older, their chances for coronary heart disease also increase.
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sleepiness and fatigue linked to brain atrophy in cognitively normal elderly A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas...
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mayo Clinic researchers develop accurate way to measure growth factor linked to aging Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed an accurate way to measure a circulating factor, called GDF11, to better understand its potential impact on the aging process.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bone hormone boosts muscle performance during exercise but declines with age When we exercise, our bones produce a hormone called osteocalcin that increases muscle performance, according to a study published in a Cell Metabolism special issue on aging.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The most prolific perpetrators of elder abuse may be living among them At least 1 in 5 nursing home residents may have experienced abuse by other residents.
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
15 minutes daily exercise may be reasonable target in older adults Fifteen minutes of daily exercise is associated with a 22% lower risk of death and may be a reasonable target for older adults, reveals research presented at the EuroPRevent 2016 meeting by Dr...
Medical News Today | Jun 14, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds little consistency for UTI prevention in nursing homes A survey of nearly 1,000 nursing homes in the U.S. found little consistency across facilities of policies implemented to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a new study presented...
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Life Expectancy and Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need To Know Learn all about how multiple sclerosis can affect someone's life expectancy, as well as treatments that can help alter the long-term outlook.
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend