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Health News - Seniors/Aging

To what extent do our genes really dictate longevity?
The genetic traits that we inherit may indeed influence how long we are likely to live. But are they the most important factor? A new study investigates. (Medical News Today)

What is empyema?
Empyema is when too much fluid collects in the pleural space in the lungs. Learn about the symptoms, stages, and possible causes here. We also cover treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Alzheimer's may be treated with diabetes drugs
New research suggests that targeting the brain's capillary cells with antidiabetes drugs may relieve Alzheimer's-related brain pathologies. (Medical News Today)

Loneliness tied to a higher risk of dementia
A 10-year study of 12,000 diverse older adults finds that loneliness, independently of social isolation, is tied to a 40 percent higher risk of dementia. (Medical News Today)

Eye scan may detect Alzheimer's disease in seconds
It may soon be possible to diagnose Alzheimer's in a matter of seconds using a noninvasive eye scanner that simply examines a person's retina. (Medical News Today)

'Anti-aging molecule' could improve liver and kidney treatments
Blocking an enzyme that limits the activity of the 'anti-aging molecule' NAD+ could be a way to protect the liver and kidneys from damage, study suggests. (Medical News Today)

Are gut bacteria the key to healthy aging?
Research presented at the London Microbiome Meeting in the United Kingdom sheds light on this important question. Medical News Today report. (Medical News Today)

The signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects a person in many different ways. Tremor is a well-known symptom but not the only one. Find out more. (Medical News Today)

What are the risk factors for Parkinson's disease?
Scientists do not know exactly what causes Parkinson's disease, but a number of genetic and environmental factors appear to play a role. Find out more about the risk factors for this condition. (Medical News Today)

Treatment options for Parkinson's disease
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that causes a wide range of symptoms. Treatment is available to relieve symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery can all help. Find out more about the treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

Fitness and lifespan: Is too much exercise harmful?
When it comes to exercise and the risk of mortality, is there such a thing as too much physical activity? New research investigates. (Medical News Today)

Scientists create genetic score that predicts lifespan
New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person's survival. (Medical News Today)

Seafood rich in omega-3 may promote healthy aging
New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age. (Medical News Today)

Can a vitamin combo prolong your life?
A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan. (Medical News Today)

What is the average age for COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high exposure to pollutants may develop it earlier. Life expectancy depends on how far the disease has progressed at diagnosis and treatment plans. (Medical News Today)

Keto diet may protect against cognitive decline
Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen — the ketogenic diet — may even prevent cognitive decline. (Medical News Today)

How do hearing and sight influence cognitive decline?
Hearing and sight loss are tied to faster cognitive decline, so does addressing these issues slow down cognitive deterioration? New studies investigate. (Medical News Today)

Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease
A new study deemed 'game-changing' by the researchers finds a blocking compound that can stop the cartilage from breaking down in a model of osteoarthritis. (Medical News Today)

Why depression, trauma can make you age faster
New research finds that the DNA of people with major depression is biologically older than that of people who do not have the condition. (Medical News Today)

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?
Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The conditions overlap in terms of symptoms, but Alzheimer’s has different and specific treatments as well as unique symptoms. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about age spots (liver spots)
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should speak with a doctor. (Medical News Today)

A compound found in apples can slow down aging
In a new mouse study, researchers identified a naturally occurring compound that appears to be the most effective in slowing down the process of aging. (Medical News Today)

Alzheimer's burden will double by 2060, warn CDC
The first study to ever predict Alzheimer's prevalence by race and ethnicity estimates that the United States burden of the disease will double by 2060. (Medical News Today)

Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, 'disability-free' life
Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says. (Medical News Today)

Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age
New research reveals the molecular dynamic that explains why bones become more frail as we age. The findings may improve treatments for osteoporosis. (Medical News Today)

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