- Does sex help older brains to work better? June 23, 2017
A study found that older adults who had sex once per week – as opposed to once per month or never – did better overall on certain tests of mental ability.
- Pemphigoid: Symptoms, types, and treatment June 21, 2017
Pemphigoid is rare autoimmune condition that can affect people of any age. What are the symptoms and what are the different types of pemphigoid?
- Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process June 19, 2017
Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria.
- Elder abuse research yields new evidence on incidence, risks, outcomes June 19, 2017
New study data from the Chinese community in Chicago is shedding light on the impact of elder abuse in America.
- Essential oils and menopause: Can they help? June 14, 2017
What are the common menopause and perimenopause symptoms and can essential oils help? What essential oils may be used and what are the considerations?
- Excess weight may reduce early death risk for older adults with diabetes June 12, 2017
Being overweight may not always be a bad thing. New research finds that excess weight could protect against early death for older adults with diabetes.
- Dogs: Personal trainers for older owners? June 10, 2017
Older dog owners walk more than non-dog owners, according to a new study, adding further evidence that owning a dog is good for our health.
- Stem cells may be the key to staying strong in old age June 8, 2017
University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have discovered that loss of muscle stem cells is the main driving force behind muscle decline in old age in mice.
- Moderate alcohol consumption linked to brain decline June 7, 2017
A study of 550 people over 30 years finds that even moderate alcohol consumption is tied to raised risk of hippocampus degeneration and mental decline.
- Chronic pain linked to increased risk of dementia in study of older adults June 7, 2017
Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that older people with persistent pain show quicker declines in memory as they age and are more likely to have dementia years later, an indication that…