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Anxiety can damage brain: Ac ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Anxiety can damage brain: Accelerate conversion to Alzheimer's for those with mild cognitive impairment Credit: George Hodan/Public Domain People with mild cognitive impa ... Read on »
Research shows easy-to-walk ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Research shows easy-to-walk communities can blunt cognitive decline Amber Watts of the University of Kansas found that walkable communities help to keep cognition sharp in ... Read on »
Sense of meaning and purpose ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Sense of meaning and purpose in life linked to longer lifespan Credit: Bill Kuffrey/public domain A UCL-led study of 9,050 English people with an average age of 65 found ... Read on »
Does life satisfaction incre ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Does life satisfaction increase with age? Only in some places, new study finds Life satisfaction dips around middle age and rises in older age in high-income, English-speak ... Read on »
The Lancet: 'Ageing well' mu ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Lancet: 'Ageing well' must be a global priority A major new Series on health and ageing, published in The Lancet, warns that unless health systems find effective stra ... Read on »
UN health agency sounds alar ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health UN health agency sounds alarm over needs for elderlyThe explosion in the world's ageing population presents herculean challenges for health systems, especially in poorer cou ... Read on »
Nonobstructive CAD associate ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Nonobstructive CAD associated with increased risk of heart attack, deathIn a study that included nearly 38,000 patients, those diagnosed with nonobstructive coronary artery ... Read on »
'Mild' control of systolic b ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 'Mild' control of systolic blood pressure in older adults is adequate: 150 is good enough Blood pressure tests are quick and convenient, but can help prevent what's called ... Read on »
Study shows vibrating insole ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study shows vibrating insoles could reduce falls among seniors Findings published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation show that imperceptible vibrat ... Read on »
Advance directives can benef ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Advance directives can benefit patients, families, and health care system Nearly one out of four older Americans say that either they or a family member have experienced e ... Read on »
Secrets of old age revealed ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Secrets of old age revealed Leading health specialists last night called on the Welsh public to take responsibility for their own health by adopting a healthier lifesty ... Read on »
ASCO: Burnout reported by mo ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health ASCO: Burnout reported by most palliative care clinicians 31 oct 2014—More than 60 percent of palliative care clinicians report burnout, according to a study presented ... Read on »
New frailty test predicts ri ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New frailty test predicts risk of poor outcomes in elderly patientsA simplified frailty index created by surgeons at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mi ... Read on »
High milk intake linked with ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health High milk intake linked with higher fractures and mortality A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associ ... Read on »
Dietary cocoa flavanols reve ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Dietary cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline, study shows Dietary cocoa flavanols -- naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa -- reversed age-related mem ... Read on »
Changing lifestyle may impro ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Changing lifestyle may improve cognitive function in the elderly A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicate ... Read on »
New insight on why people wi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New insight on why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer's disease Amyloid plaques are found in the brains of people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's dis ... Read on »
Oestrogen possible treatment ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Oestrogen possible treatment in menopause also at increased risk of cardiovascular disease A new population study from Karolinska Institutet shows that women with an incr ... Read on »
Gait and dementia link confi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Gait and dementia link confirmedResearchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait - the way someone walks - and early changes in cognitive functi ... Read on »
Loss of Y chromosome associa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Loss of Y chromosome associated with higher mortality and cancer in men Age-related loss of the Y chromosome (LOY) from blood cells, a frequent occurrence among elderly ... Read on »