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Health News - Seniors/Aging

Sedentary lifestyle speeds up biological aging, study finds
A new study looks at how a sedentary lifestyle, with little exercise, affects telomere length and leads to biological aging in older women. (Medical News Today)

Hospital-induced delirium may speed up dementia, study finds
New research suggests that delirium triggered by hospitalization can accelerate cognitive decline as well as dementia in senior patients. (Medical News Today)

Hip fractures may have both short and long-term effects on survival in elderly individuals
A new analysis of numerous studies indicates that men and women aged 60 years and older who have experienced a hip fracture are at increased risk of dying not only in the short term after the... (Medical News Today)

Why might coffee drinkers live longer? Study sheds light
A new study finds that caffeine counters an inflammatory process linked to poor heart health in later life, explaining why coffee drinkers may live longer. (Medical News Today)

Late-onset hypertension may lower dementia risk, study finds
For the first time, a study investigates the link between high blood pressure later in life and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline. (Medical News Today)

Older adults walk more for money and opportunity to donate to charity
Personal and social goals may be effective in motivating older adults to exercise, according to a study this month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine from researchers at the Perelman... (Medical News Today)

Study finds high survival rate for elderly patients with implantable defibrillator
Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years - a... (Medical News Today)

Dementia: Bilingualism may help brain conserve resources and resist decline
New research suggests years of bilingualism alters the brain to use resources more efficiently when concentrating, giving insights to successful aging. (Medical News Today)

Improving longevity of functionally integrated stem cells in regenerative vision therapy
Stem cell therapies hold great promise for restoring function in a variety of degenerative conditions, but one of the logistical hurdles is how to ensure the cells survive in the body long enough... (Medical News Today)

Early-Onset Alzheimer's: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
What is early-onset Alzheimer's and what causes it? Learn about coping with the condition, the financial burden, and its effect on relationships. (Medical News Today)

Sedentary behavior raises dementia risk as much as genetic factors
A new study finds the risk of dementia onset is just as high for sedentary older adults as it is for those with a genetic predisposition for the disease. (Medical News Today)

Can chair yoga relieve osteoarthritis pain?
A new randomized control study is the first to show that chair yoga can help to reduce pain in seniors with lower extremity osteoarthritis. (Medical News Today)

Just 45 minutes of exercise a week can benefit older adults with arthritis
Meeting current exercise guidelines can be hard for older adults with arthritis, but a new study finds they need only meet a third of the recommendations. (Medical News Today)

Musicians have faster reaction times
New research demonstrates that musical training improves reaction time to auditory and tactile stimuli. The findings open the door to new types of therapy. (Medical News Today)

Scientists discover master regulator of cellular aging
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a protein that fine-tunes the cellular clock involved in aging. (Medical News Today)

Antidepressant use increases hip fracture risk among elderly
Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. (Medical News Today)

Poor sleep can damage brain health in later life
Experts have found that in order to maintain a healthy brain and stay mentally sharp, we must make it a priority to get the required amount of sleep in later life. (Medical News Today)

What are the Stages of Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is one of the top causes of death in the U.S., but how quickly can it progress and what is the outlook for people who are diagnosed? (Medical News Today)

Stem cell research offers new hope of restoring sight
As the population ages, retinal degeneration becomes more prevalent. Stem cell research inches closer to a future where vision loss may be reversible. (Medical News Today)

Delirium an insidious, deadly threat to nursing home residents
A comprehensive review of research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds delirium to be an often-undiagnosed syndrome, affecting nearly 18 percent of long-term care... (Medical News Today)

Mediterranean is the fountain of youth, study claims
The Mediterranean is a haven for lovers of crystal-clear seas and sun-kissed landscapes. (Medical News Today)

Older lung cancer patients face significant treatment burden
Depending on the type of treatment older lung cancer patients receive, they can spend an average of one in three days interacting with the healthcare system in the first 60 days after surgery or... (Medical News Today)

Study finds patterns of biomarkers predict how well people age, risks of age-related disease
Levels of specific biomarkers, or chemicals found in the blood, can be combined to produce patterns that signify how well a person is aging and his or risk for future aging-related diseases... (Medical News Today)

Risk of long-term disability in older adults who visit the ED
Older adults who go to the emergency department (ED) for an illness or injury are at increased risk for disability and decline in physical abilities up to six months later, according to a study by... (Medical News Today)

Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults
A study of nearly 3,000 older Chinese adults finds that napping for around an hour after lunch may improve memory and thinking ability. (Medical News Today)

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