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Are populations aging more s ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are populations aging more slowly than we think?Faster increases in life expectancy do not necessarily produce faster population aging, according to new research published i ... Read on »
The brain's aging and a new ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The brain's aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharp Credit: Wikimedia Commons 15 april 2015--The brain ages just like the rest of a body, says a new report that u ... Read on »
Tango dancing benefits Parki ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Tango dancing benefits Parkinson's patients Dancing the Argentine tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson's ... Read on »
Study finds that too much so ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study finds that too much sodium is a worldwide killer Salt accounts for more than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths each year. Credit: Juliette Borda Americans a ... Read on »
Older people can learn to sp ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Older people can learn to spend less time sitting downOlder adults spend 8.5 waking hours a day sitting or lying down—time linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and de ... Read on »
Efforts needed to standardiz ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Efforts needed to standardize criteria for age-related muscle loss The term "sarcopenia" is most often used to describe age-related loss in muscle mass and strength, and ... Read on »
Study links Facebook use to ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study links Facebook use to depressive symptoms Credit: University of Houston The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective tool for connecting with new and old fr ... Read on »
Older people at higher risk ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Older people at higher risk of emergency cancer diagnosis People over 60 are at higher risk of being diagnosed with lung or bowel cancer as an emergency in hospital than ... Read on »
Alzheimer's study on women a ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Alzheimer's study on women at risk suggests functional decline relates to deteriorating brain wiringIn their latest brain imaging study on women at risk for Alzheimer's dise ... Read on »
A new tool for understanding ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A new tool for understanding Parkinson's disease EPFL scientists have developed a new method that can accurately simulate the chemical modification of the protein behin ... Read on »
Older workers bring valuable ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Older workers bring valuable knowledge to the job, study says Credit: Ethan, SportSuburban, Flickr via Creative Commons. In the workplace, age matters - but hiring or ... Read on »
Internet searches create ill ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Internet searches create illusion of personal knowledge, research finds Searching the Internet for information may make people feel smarter than they actually are, accord ... Read on »
New recommendations for trea ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New recommendations for treating patients with high blood pressure and CVD Blood pressure cuff. Credit: copyright American Heart Association A new scientific statem ... Read on »
New model for predicting car ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New model for predicting cardiovascular disease risk worldwide Researchers have developed the first global model for predicting cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The mod ... Read on »
Walking after meals could sa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Walking after meals could save older people from a fall Going for a walk instead of resting after eating could help to save older people from some falls caused by a sudde ... Read on »
Ultrasound against Alzheimer ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Ultrasound against Alzheimer's shows promise in lab animals Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease. Credit: Wikipedia/public domain. Queensland scien ... Read on »
Researchers help create 'gol ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Researchers help create 'gold standard' method for measuring an early sign of Alzheimer's Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease.  After six years of p ... Read on »
Study finds the role of gene ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study finds the role of genes is greater with living to older ages Genes appear to play a stronger role in longevity in people living to extreme older ages, according to ... Read on »
Today's 75-year-olds are cog ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Today's 75-year-olds are cognitively fitter and happier than the 75-year-olds of 20 years ago Older adults today show higher levels of cognitive functioning and well-bein ... Read on »
The price of delirium: New s ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The price of delirium: New study finds nearly half of patients have delirium A new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic ... Read on »