Oregon State University
Over a beer one day, tipsy researchers decided to study ... beer. Now, before you install a keg in every nurses' station in every memory care unit, you should know that they didn't exactly determine it was a cure-all for cognitive decline. But they did conclude that the study itself was a darn good idea, and one they intend to repeat every Friday afternoon indefinitely. Just to confirm their results, you understand. For the good of science.
Xanthohumol, a flavonoid found in hops and beer, increased critical thinking skills in young mice but not in older ones, according to a new study.
The prevalence and frequency of antibiotic use among hospice patients is high despite little evidence of effectiveness, researchers say.
New research shows that caregivers for non-institutionalized elderly consumers view them as "old" when they can't perform everyday consumption tasks on their own — not because of their age.