Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe University of Alicante presents the results of a project to establish European guidelines for preparing the population for life after full-time employment.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTElderly patients who participated in a structured exercise program reduced the amount of time spent suffering from major disability by 25 percent compared to their peers who did not.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHealthcare providers play an important role in falls prevention.Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe DNA of young people is regulated to express the right genes at the right time.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTGingival recession is when the gum tissue covering the root of the tooth is pushed back. Learn about its causes and forms of treatment with this article.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA recent review and analysis of published studies since 2005 found low-to-moderate evidence that dietary and exercise interventions can improve physical function and quality of life in older adults...
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTA program that combines exercise and laughter may motivate older adults to get active, improving their physical and mental health.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTInactivity puts 31 million at risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer.Despite the many benefits of moderate physical activity, 31 million Americans (28 percent) age 50 years and older are...
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe older we get, the more difficult it becomes to put the world around us in order. Yet, our brain develops remarkable strategies to slow down the effects of aging.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTPrevious studies have largely assumed that the prevalence of mental disorders declines with old age.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:00:00 PDTSome older adults do not experience a decline in memory ability with age. Researchers reveal the youthful mechanism behind the brain of the 'super ager.'
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the "transposon theory of aging.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study of 3050 twins finds moderately vigorous physical activity - i.e., more strenuous than walking - to be associated with better cognition in a 25-year follow-up.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIf you're a human who's really hungry, a handful of nuts, a piece of cheese or a nice juicy steak may really hit the spot. If you're a fruit fly, a nibble of yeast will do the trick.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research suggests that Alzheimer's disease may trigger increased expression of an enzyme called lysozyme, which attempts to counteract amyloid build-up in the brain.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn a study appearing in the September 6 issue of JAMA, Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTAdvancing age is a risk factor for cancer, and there is no doubt that the accumulation of DNA damage over time contributes to the correlation of age with cancer risk: an increase in the number of...
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTSexual intercourse in older adults is widely accepted to be a healthful pastime. New research shows that this might not be the case for both genders.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen it comes to the billions of neurons in your brain, what you see at birth is what get -- except in the hippocampus.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTCongenital gene mutations lead to afflicted persons of advanced age developing severe nerve damage (polyneuropathy) with paralysis, loss of sensation and pain.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTA new report says there is increasing evidence that moderate alcohol use reduces age-related inflammation, benefiting the cardiovascular health of seniors.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTStudy shows blood flow to parts of the brain important for cognitive health - such as the hippocampus - reduces when fit older adults stop exercising.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLearn all about temporal arteritis, a condition where the temporal arteries are inflamed. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTWe all know that we can quickly lose cardiovascular endurance if we stop exercising for a few weeks, but what impact does the cessation of exercise have on our brains?
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDTLearn more about spondylosis. These wear-and-tear changes to the spine occur in many people as they get older, causing occasional pain and stiffness.