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Study links physical activit ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study links physical activity to greater mental flexibility in older adults Research reveals a new signal of brain health in older adults who regularly engage in mode ... Read on »
High uric acid levels linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High uric acid levels linked to greater mortality 27 aug 2015—High serum uric acid levels are associated with greater risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, ... Read on »
Dementia cases to nearly tri ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050, report says The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a repor ... Read on »
Study makes major advance to ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study makes major advance toward more effective, long-lasting flu vaccine The team from The Scripps Research Institute and Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies designed ... Read on »
Despite the headlines, demen ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Despite the headlines, dementia epidemic may not actually be getting worse The future may not be as bleak as we thought.The notion of a dementia epidemic has been a ... Read on »
Study: Calcium supplementati ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study: Calcium supplementation does not clog arteries Heart diagram. Credit: WikipediaContrary to recent reports, consuming calcium supplements is not likely to cau ... Read on »
The biological origins of se ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The biological origins of sexual orientation and gender identity Credit: Jean Manuel DuvivierMale? Female? The distinction is not always clear. Exploring the scientif ... Read on »
Nine factors you can control ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Nine factors you can control may be key to Alzheimer's risk Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find.21 aug ... Read on »
Baby boomers reeling in the ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Baby boomers reeling in the years People in their 60s are the group most likely to feel younger than their age. Credit: ThinkstockIt's long been said that you're as ... Read on »
USPSTF draft recommendation ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health USPSTF draft recommendation urges against COPD screening The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has found no net benefit for chronic obstructive pulmonary ... Read on »
Study reveals benefits of cl ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study reveals benefits of clinical medication reviews for improving medication management Structured and collaborative medication reviews performed by pharmacists and ... Read on »
Exercise-induced hormone iri ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Exercise-induced hormone irisin is not a 'myth' Credit: Peter Griffin/Public DomainIrisin, a hormone linked to the positive benefits of exercise, was recently quest ... Read on »
New, rapid dementia screenin ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New, rapid dementia screening tool rivals 'gold standard' clinical evaluations 15 aug 2015--Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is ... Read on »
Low-fat diet results in more ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Low-fat diet results in more fat loss than low-carb diet in humans Artistic depiction of a study investigating whether low-fat or low-carb diets lead to more fat burning ... Read on »
High-dose vitamin D suppleme ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High-dose vitamin D supplementation not associated with benefits for postmenopausal women High-dose vitamin D supplementation in postmenopausal women was not associated w ... Read on »
The five things you didn't k ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The five things you didn't know about teaching empathy The Drexel College of Medicine teaches empathy to its students to help doctors and patients better connect for more ... Read on »
Many seniors overestimate th ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Many seniors overestimate their mobility Many seniors who visit emergency departments require more assistance with physical tasks than they think they do, which may lea ... Read on »
Researchers claim modern liv ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Researchers claim modern living may contribute to dementia 09 aug 2015--Researchers at the University of Bournemouth have published research using death statistics from ... Read on »
Many older americans feel pr ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Many older americans feel prepared for aging But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds.07 aug 2015—Most older Americans feel they are prepared for t ... Read on »
Regular consumption of spicy ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Regular consumption of spicy foods linked to lower risk of death Chile pepper (Capsicum annuum).Eating spicy food more frequently as part of a daily diet is associated wi ... Read on »