High Blood Pressure May Lead to Low Brain Volume
Having hypertension in midlife is associated with elevated risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia later in life, even more so than having the so-called...
3 days ago - Nutrition Facts - 2 articles
Quick quizzes: Geriatrics right in your hand & at the point of care: A93
8 days ago - Aurora Health Care
Modified 30-Second Sit-to-Stand Test: Reliability and Validity in Older Adults Unable to Complete Traditional Sit-to-Stand Testing
Background and Purpose: Sit-to-stand tests measure a clinically relevant function and are widely used in older adult populations. The modified 30-second sit-to-stand test...
9 days ago - LWW
Does Hands-on Guarding Influence Performance on the Functional Gait Assessment?
Background and Purpose: An accurate fall risk assessment is an important component of fall prevention, though a fall could occur during testing. To minimize this risk...
9 days ago - LWW
The Rock Responds To Teen's Letter With Poignant Graduation Speech
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson reveals how a letter from a high school senior has inspired him that change is coming Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an inspiration to the world. Not...
25 days ago - Scary Mommy
The 4 Times You May Need to Change Health Insurance
Nobody likes thinking about their health insurance. For one thing, if you're having to use it for more than an office checkup, you're already experiencing health problems. For...
1 month ago - Senior Health Memos
'Police have made that decision': Minister pushes off protest criticism
Senior minister Kate Jones believes Brisbane avoided riots at Saturday's mass protest because of the police's "strong, mature" decision not to hand out fines.
1 month ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
Another Trial Dumps on HCQ in Osteoarthritis of the Hand
The latest randomized trial of hydroxychloroquine may be the final nail in the coffin for the drug as a treatment for osteoarthritis of the hand. Among 153 people with...
1 month ago - MedPageToday
This 7 year old threw the sweetest backyard prom for his nanny
When the pandemic canceled his nanny's senior prom, Curtis Rogers took matters into his own hands.
1 month ago - NBC News
Study shows thinking and walking usually decline together
Do thinking and walking go hand in hand in determining the health course of senior adults? A study published by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that, indeed, the two...
2 monthes ago - News Medical
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7 Health benefits of PQQ, a natural brain-boosting supplement
Pandemics may come and go, but neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer's, unfortunately, remain a common occurrence among the older population. However, despite...
Ethics Consult: Test Alzheimer Drug in Down Syndrome Patients?
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Gallery: State Funeral for Uncle Lyall Munro Senior
Photos from the State Funeral of respected Komeroi Elder Uncle Lyall Munro Senior held in Moree. With more than 220 direct descendants, Munro's legacy was as much about love...
Even Barassi, the great visionary, couldn't have imagined this
For first time all games in football's' senior competition are being played north of the Barassi Line, the 'cultural rift' which splits the country by which codes are preferred.
Scientists discover protective Alzheimer's gene and develop rapid...
A gene has been discovered that can naturally suppress the signs of Alzheimer's Disease in human brain cells. The scientists have also developed a new rapid drug-screening...
Still No Clear Answer on Intranasal Insulin for MCI, Alzheimer's
A new multicenter trial has yielded conflicting results regarding intranasal insulin's ability to deliver cognitive and functional benefit in mild cognitive impairment and...
Changes in the immune system can promote healthy aging
As we age, the immune system gradually becomes impaired. One aspect of this impairment is chronic inflammation in the elderly, which means that the immune system is constantly...
In Alzheimer's Disease, It's Not Always Memory That Goes
Will defining 'dysexecutive' Alzheimer's disease lead to earlier diagnosis and better outcomes in this subtype? Editorial director Bret Stetka talks with Dr David...
Struggling borrowers will need to consider selling: ANZ
One of ANZ Bank's most senior bankers says some borrowers unable to meet their mortgage payments would need to consider selling their properties in the coming months.
Please Explain podcast: Does ‘cancel culture' have a place in our society?
In this episode, senior journalist Jacqueline Maley is joined by deputy Sun-Herald editor Michael Koziol to discuss the place of 'cancel culture' in our society.