Individuals with higher levels of positive affect have a less steep decline in memory than their peers, say Northwestern University researchers.
Women with fewer social ties have higher odds of hypertension, researchers say. In contrast, men with a large social network are more likely to develop high blood pressure.
Individuals who reported the most leisure-time activity had brain volumes equivalent to someone four years younger, say researchers.
Don’t forget older adults outside of nursing homes, coronavirus policymakers told … Secondary prevention efforts improve heart attack outcomes … App that encourages exercise self-management helps...
The benefits of intensive blood pressure control outweigh the risks for adults over age 80, finds a new study.
Lung cancer treatment should not be withheld for seniors aged 90+ … Poor hand hygiene may be biggest transmitter of superbug E.coli … Apple Watch electrocardiogram may help diagnose heart attack …...
The very old may feel more in control of their lives if they consider a move to a long-term care or senior living community
– before a health crisis hits, gerontologists report.
Whether light, moderate or intense, any level of regular exercise lowers early mortality risk in middle-aged and older adults, a new study has found.
NSAIDs linked to cardiovascular risk in osteoarthritis … New report documents cancer stats for ‘oldest old’ … Report sounds alarm on emergency room crush due to seniors’ medication overload …...
Older patients need longer hospital stays after hip fractures or risk premature death, researchers assert this week in the British Medical Journal.
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