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Stressed girls at high risk of depression 'may age faster'
Researchers found that girls at high risk of depression have shorter telomeres - a sign of biological aging - and increased hormone responses to stress than those at low risk. (Medical News Today)

Older brains benefit from all types of exercise
All physical activity benefits the brain. This is the main message of a new study that compared the effects of different kinds of exercise on cognition in older adults. (Medical News Today)

Aortic valve replacement appears safe, effective in very elderly patients
Aortic valve replacement (AVR) can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according... (Medical News Today)

To reap the brain benefits of physical activity, just get moving!
Everyone knows that exercise makes you feel more mentally alert at any age. But do you need to follow a specific training program to improve your cognitive function? (Medical News Today)

Risk of poor outcomes in elderly patients predicted by new frailty test
A simplified frailty index created by surgeons at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich. (Medical News Today)

Putting a price tag on informal caregiving for the elderly in the US
Cost of informal caregiving for US elderly is $522 billion annually, according to a new RAND Corporation study. (Medical News Today)

'Milk consumption may increase risk of fractures, overall mortality'
Researchers in Sweden claim that a higher consumption of milk is not associated with a lower risk of fractures and may instead be linked with a higher rate of mortality. (Medical News Today)

Making mistakes while learning is better for memory
Making mistakes while learning can benefit memory and lead to the correct answer, but only if the guesses are close-but-no-cigar, according to new research findings from Baycrest Health Sciences. (Medical News Today)

Palliative care would benefit many older trauma patients
Half of older adults who sustain injuries severe enough that they could die in the hospital or become unable to function independently are not asked in the intensive care unit (ICU) if they wish to... (Medical News Today)

Traumatic brain injury in older adults linked to increased dementia risk
Researchers suggest that moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained at age 55 or over may increase dementia risk, as could mild TBI at age 65 or over. (Medical News Today)

Shortcomings in the management of elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes highlighted - UK
A new Call to Action, has been launched by the MDS UK Patient Support Group and Leukaemia CARE with support from Celgene, reveals that elderly patients in the UK with a rare form of blood cancer... (Medical News Today)

Cocoa flavanols associated with improved memory in seniors
Naturally occurring flavanols in cocoa improved the memory of healthy adults aged 50-69, according to a new study by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center. (Medical News Today)

Walnut-enriched diet slows Alzheimer's progression in mice
A new study found a walnut-enriched diet fed to mice with Alzheimer's improved their learning skills, memory, anxiety and motor coordination. (Medical News Today)

Cause of aging remains elusive
A report by Chinese researchers in the journal Nature a few months ago was a small sensation: they appeared to have found the cause for why organisms age. (Medical News Today)

Bogus recycling bins help identify drinking patterns among low-income seniors
Substance abuse is the fastest growing health concern for older adults, a segment of the population that is likewise rapidly increasing. (Medical News Today)

A rich vocabulary can protect against cognitive impairment
Some people suffer incipient dementia as they get older. To make up for this loss, the brain's cognitive reserve is put to the test. (Medical News Today)

Unsteady on your feet? Little touches could make all the difference
When a toddler takes their first steps we observe an uncertain sway in their walking. (Medical News Today)

Progression of age-related macular degeneration in 1 eye then other eye
Having age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in one eye was associated with an increased incidence of AMD and accelerated progression of the debilitating disease in the other eye. (Medical News Today)

Light alcohol consumption linked to better memory
Good news for individuals over 60 years old who partake in a little drinking: light alcohol consumption later in life is linked to better episodic memory. (Medical News Today)

Elderly people fear family falls short in ethnic minority communities
Older people from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in England fear changes in cultural attitudes will leave them without the family care they expect to rely on in their twilight years, a new... (Medical News Today)

Subliminal positive messages 'have physical benefits for the elderly'
In a novel intervention using subliminal messages, Yale researchers have demonstrated that positive age stereotypes can boost both psychological and physical function in seniors. (Medical News Today)

Researchers find why depression and ageing linked to increased disease risk
Psychological stress and stress-related psychiatric disorders are associated with increased risk for aging-related diseases, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this relation are unknown. (Medical News Today)

Many older people have mutations linked to leukemia, lymphoma in their blood cells
At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people over 70 have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells, according to new research at Washington University... (Medical News Today)

Older adults satisfied with aging more likely to seek health screenings
Adults over 50 who feel comfortable about aging are more proactive in getting preventive health care services, a new University of Michigan study found. (Medical News Today)

Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
A new study, published online in the journal Age and Ageing today, shows that the homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a... (Medical News Today)

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