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06/17/2019
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/17/2019
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
06/16/2019
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice.
06/14/2019
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
06/12/2019
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline.
06/12/2019
New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline.
06/11/2019
A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades.
06/10/2019
Mouse study shows that focused ultrasound and injected microbubbles can help curb early Parkinson's disease by allowing drugs to access the brain.
06/07/2019
Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss.
06/07/2019
Title: Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/07/2019
Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective.
06/05/2019
A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication.
06/05/2019
A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication.
06/05/2019
Title: Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans
Category: Health News
Created: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/04/2019
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants.
06/04/2019
Evidence from 22 randomized clinical trials suggests that yoga practice can improve both physical and mental well-being in older adults.
06/04/2019
Title: Immigrants Make Up 1 in 4 U.S. Health Care Workers
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
06/02/2019
New research suggests that using a virtual reality simulator could be more effective at detecting Alzheimer's disease than standard tests.
05/30/2019
A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal.
05/29/2019
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug.
05/29/2019
A study using human biological samples and mouse models has found what can make viruses more dangerous and how some could facilitate Alzheimer's.
05/28/2019
It is normal to experience some amount of hair thinning as people age. In other cases, there may be a medical cause. This article looks at the causes, treatments, and home remedies for thinning hair.
05/27/2019
A team of researchers behind a new study believe that an EEG could be a noninvasive and affordable way to detect Parkinson’s disease.
05/26/2019
A new study in mice suggests that a combination of antibiotics may reduce the buildup of amyloid plaques, but only in male brains.
05/25/2019
A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity.
05/23/2019
Title: Rising Rx Drug Costs Continue to Create Tough Choices for Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
05/22/2019
A brain study in rats that explored different environments reveals that the anterior cingulate cortex drives the hippocampus in long-term memory recall.
05/22/2019
Title: Take a New View of Aging
Category: Health News
Created: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
05/22/2019
Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life.
05/21/2019
New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms.