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Cognitive impairment predict ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cognitive impairment predicts worse outcome in heart failure Cognitive impairment predicts worse outcome in elderly heart failure patients, reveals research presented tod ... Read on »
Orange juice could help impr ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people Drinking orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people, according to new research fr ... Read on »
Depression associated with f ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Depression associated with five-fold increased mortality risk in heart failure patients Moderate to severe depression is associated with a 5-fold increased risk of all ca ... Read on »
University of Oslo researche ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health University of Oslo researchers confirm new mechanism for Alzheimer's disease Microscopy of mouse brain. Red alzheimer plaque surrounded by green astrocytes. Credit: Prof. J ... Read on »
COPD is independent risk fac ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health COPD is independent risk factor for cardiovascular death, but not risk of stroke Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is associated with increased risk of dyin ... Read on »
People with depression may b ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-b ... Read on »
Cognitive improvements with ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cognitive improvements with active singing in dementia 20 may 2015—An active singing program can improve cognition and life satisfaction among individuals with dementia ... Read on »
Study shows non-memory Alzhe ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Study shows non-memory Alzheimer's symptoms more likely in younger people Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease. Credit: Wikipedia/public domain. New ... Read on »
30 minutes of physical activ ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week linked to 40 percent lower risk of death in elderly men Credit: George Hodan/public domain Thirty minutes of physical ... Read on »
Age-friendly communities ess ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Age-friendly communities essential to urban elders' well-beingThe future of communities around the world will in large part be determined by the efforts to achieve a high qu ... Read on »
Host, heal thyself: Immune s ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Host, heal thyself: Immune system self-organizes to minimize biological cost of pathogenic infections Schematic of a statistical model of antigen recognition by the adaptiv ... Read on »
Mediterranean diet plus oliv ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Mediterranean diet plus olive oil or nuts associated with improved cognitive function Credit: Wikipedia. Supplementing the plant-based Mediterranean diet with antioxidant ... Read on »
Can diet and exercise preven ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Can diet and exercise prevent muscle loss in old age?Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that although some studies find diet can enhance the effects of e ... Read on »
Vitamin D supplements migh ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Vitamin D supplements might help some lose weight Italian study suggests that daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient. 12 may 2015—For ... Read on »
Perception of US care for th ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Perception of US care for the dying worsens Surveys of loved ones who lost elderly relatives show that the perception of the quality of care for the dying in the United S ... Read on »
CDC: Mortality rate declinin ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health CDC: Mortality rate declining among aging boomers 10 may 2015—A new study finds mixed results for the health of America's aging "Baby Boom" generation, with nearly half ... Read on »
Earlier distinction between ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Earlier distinction between Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia In the white matter of the brain in particular, large differences can be measured between th ... Read on »
FRAX fracture risk assessmen ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health FRAX fracture risk assessment tool output can now be modified by TBS FRAX, launched by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases in 2008, calculates 10-year ... Read on »
Search engine self-diagnosis ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Search engine self-diagnosis and 'cyberchondria' Dr Guido Zuccon researched the effectiveness of 'Dr Google.' QUT research is aiming to improve search engines after findi ... Read on »
Accelerated brain aging in t ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Accelerated brain aging in type 1 diabetes related to cognitive complications Trevor Orchard. Credit: Tom Altany The brains of people with type 1 diabetes show signs of ... Read on »