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08/19/2019
A new study investigates the importance of fluctuations in blood pressure from mid-age to later life. It asks how these changes relate to dementia risk.
08/19/2019
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
08/19/2019
Title: Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help
Category: Health News
Created: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/18/2019
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzheimer's.
08/15/2019
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
08/15/2019
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
08/15/2019
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.
08/15/2019
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.
08/14/2019
Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds.
08/14/2019
Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death.
08/13/2019
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease.
08/12/2019
Title: How to Kickstart Your Creativity
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/12/2019
A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia.
08/09/2019
Title: Health Tip: Fatigue in Older Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/08/2019
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average.
08/08/2019
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average.
08/06/2019
Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that they suggest can accurately predict a person's Alzheimer's-related cognitive decline.
08/05/2019
Title: Frailty Not a Normal Part of Aging
Category: Health News
Created: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/04/2019
A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women.
08/02/2019
Specialists call for a more holistic approach to Alzheimer's research, taking in the brain's relationship with other organs, including the liver.
08/02/2019
A new study has found a strong association between anemia and dementia. People with either high or low hemoglobin levels had a higher risk.
08/01/2019
New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
08/01/2019
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks.
07/31/2019
New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking.
07/31/2019
New research warns that stopping statin use later in life could significantly increase a person's risk of heart problems and vascular events.
07/31/2019
Title: It's Not Just College Kids: Many Seniors Are Binge Drinking, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
07/30/2019
A new evidence-based position statement explains the benefits of resistance training for older adults and what to bear in mind when devising programs.
07/30/2019
A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds.
07/30/2019
New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better aging.'
07/29/2019
The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal looseness, exercises, and more.