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Health News - Seniors/Aging

Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls. (Medical News Today)

Does poor oral health impact brain function?
(Medical News Today)

Has a small trial stumbled upon a way to reverse biological aging?
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more. (Medical News Today)

What to know about muscle fatigue
Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here. (Medical News Today)

Migraine may raise dementia, Alzheimer's risk
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular. (Medical News Today)

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health
The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health. (Medical News Today)

Memory boost: One-off exercise as effective as 12 weeks' training
A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals. (Medical News Today)

Do antibiotics raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis?
A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. (Medical News Today)

People with higher optimism more likely to live 'exceptionally long lives'
A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age. (Medical News Today)

Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer's risk
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's. (Medical News Today)

Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. (Medical News Today)

Designing a blood test that can predict lifespan
A recent paper outlines researchers' efforts to design a blood test that can more accurately predict how long an individual has to live. (Medical News Today)

How to stimulate appetite
Appetite stimulants include various medications and supplements, as well as lifestyle strategies. Learn more about how to stimulate appetite here. (Medical News Today)

More of any physical activity tied to longer life
New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death. (Medical News Today)

Blood pressure in our 30s and 40s has lasting impact on brain health
A new study finds that blood pressure changes in our 30s and 40s can have lasting effects on our health and links these to brain changes in our 70s. (Medical News Today)

What chronic illnesses are people with HIV more likely to experience?
An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at risk of developing. (Medical News Today)

How to improve your memory: 8 techniques to try
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here. (Medical News Today)

Social activity in your 60s may lower dementia risk by 12%
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk. (Medical News Today)

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health
Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds. (Medical News Today)

Osteoporosis drugs may lower mortality risk by 34%
Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death. (Medical News Today)

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's?
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease. (Medical News Today)

7 'simple' steps for heart health may also stave off dementia
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average. (Medical News Today)

Testosterone may improve women's sex lives after menopause
A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women. (Medical News Today)

Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening
New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. (Medical News Today)

Can cherry juice improve cognitive function?
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks. (Medical News Today)

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