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Older adults more likely to have multiple health ailments than prior generations

Written by | 24 Jun 2022

Later-born generations of older adults in the United States are more likely to have a greater number of chronic health conditions than the generations that preceded them, according […]

Older adults with rheumatoid arthritis still undermedicated, despite aggressive guidelines

Written by | 27 May 2022

Despite guidelines that call for early and aggressive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests many older adults are not prescribed disease-modifying medications for their inflammatory autoimmune […]

In-house pharmacists essential for aged care

Written by | 9 May 2022

Medicines are the most common treatments used in healthcare, especially for older people. But when they’re not used correctly, they can cause serious and sometimes fatal outcomes. Now, new […]

New tool to create hearing cells lost in aging

Written by | 8 May 2022

Hearing loss due to aging, noise and certain cancer therapy drugs and antibiotics has been irreversible because scientists have not been able to reprogram existing cells to develop […]

Alarmingly high rates of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing to older and Black patients, finds US study

Written by | 22 Apr 2022

Almost three-quarters of antibiotics prescriptions to patients aged 65 years or older, and two thirds to Black patients, are inappropriate, according to a study analysing over 7 billion […]

Cases of cognitive decline in older people more than double in ten years

Written by | 29 Mar 2022

The researchers set out to see if there had been an increase in the numbers of older people who were reporting their first concerns about memory loss or […]

Twenty minutes of activity at 70 helps the heart at 85

Written by | 18 Feb 2022

Daily moderate to vigorous physical activity of at least 20 minutes undertaken by persons in early old age (70-75 years) might be the best way to avoid, in […]

Study: Move More Often Supports Better Long-term Weight Loss for Older Adults

Written by | 1 Jan 2022

When considered alongside the current Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, new findings suggest that focusing less on structured exercise, and more on building frequent periods of enjoyable movement […]

Marine omega-3 supplementation fails to prevent depression

Written by | 23 Dec 2021

The use of marine omega-3 supplements by adults does not appear to prevent the onset of depression, researchers reported on Dec. 21, 2021 in JAMA/Journal of the American […]

Vulnerable populations not receiving cancer survivorship care plans

Written by | 20 Nov 2021

Study identified which groups were less likely to receive plans Survivorship care plans are an important tool to help cancer survivors transition out of active treatment and back […]

MIND diet linked to better cognitive performance

Written by | 27 Sep 2021

Study finds diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in the elderly. Rush University Medical Center Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, […]

Cognitive decline linked to bone loss and fracture risk

Written by | 5 Aug 2021

New research carried out under the auspices of the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos) has found that cognitive decline is linked with accelerated bone loss and an increased […]

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