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Switzerland best place in the world for older people to live Switzerland is the best place in the world for older people to live, closely followed by Norway and Sweden, according to a new report from HelpAge International, working in partnership with the...
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seeds of Alzheimer's may have spread to patients in medical procedure: Study British scientists have found evidence that the biological seeds of Alzheimer's disease could be passed on through medical procedures - though specialists said the risk of transmission was largely theoretical. | Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shingles vaccine poor value for younger patients A cost-effectiveness study supports the decision of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) not to recommend the herpes zoster (shingles) vaccine to patients aged 50 years.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Did grandmas make people pair up? If you are in a special relationship with another person, thank grandma - not just yours, but all grandmothers since humans evolved.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New test developed to measure healthy aging A new molecular test to calculate biological age could help clinicians to identify the people most at risk of age-related diseases.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suboptimal pre-hospital care costing us millions, Australia Over a quarter of hospitalisations of older Australians maybe caused by poor medication-related processes of care before admission, at an annual cost of $300 million, according to new research...
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early warning gene signature for Alzheimer's A 'gene signature' that could be used to predict the onset of diseases, such as Alzheimer's, years in advance has been developed in research published in the open-access journal Genome BiologyA...
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New way of looking at age could help prevent Alzheimer's A new way of measuring age and health, based on genetics, could enable early diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer's and other diseases.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early flu treatment reduces hospitalization time, disability risk in older people Early treatment of flu-hospitalized people 65 and older with flu antiviral medications cuts the duration of their hospital stay and reduces their risk of needing extended care after discharge, a...
Medical News Today | Sep 4, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SCOT study quells concerns about NSAID safety In older patients with arthritis and no history of cardiovascular disease, chronic use of any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug appears safe from a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal...
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend