National Poll on Healthy Aging Releases Report on Dementia Caregivers
With support from AARP, the University of Michigan launched the National Poll on Healthy Aging to help inform the public, health care providers, policymakers, and senior...
5 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Study shows no effect of vitamin supplementation on macular pigment density
Dietary supplementation of lutein, zeaxanthin, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins does not increase macular pigment optical density in healthy individuals with a family history...
5 days ago - Healio
ACT Scaling Test writing task could move online
The Board of Senior Secondary Studies hopes to make testing less stressful for year 12 students.
5 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Stressed and scared: Calls for more support in WA schools for senior students
"Personally, I find it hard to focus and sit there for hours on end typing and writing notes. When I don't get a certain amount of work done, I'm laying thinking about what I...
12 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Cellular stress 'resets lifespan profoundly'
In the quest to understand the mechanisms behind aging, scientists uncover a surprise: stressing out mitochondria reverses the aging process.
13 days ago - Medical News Today
Caring for a Loved One at Home Can Be Challenging
Informal caregivers are family, friends and volunteers who provide care and support for an aging loved one. These selfless individuals are rarely paid for their services and...
14 days ago - National Care Planning Council - 2 articles
Elderly Stranger Reminds Frazzled Mom These Are ‘The Best Days'
An older couple reminds one mom to cherish the moments when the kids are little Parents of young kids are regularly told to “savor every moment” by parents who have forged the...
17 days ago - Scary Mommy
Hormone Therapy After Menopause Protects from Stress
Treating menopausal symptoms with Estradiol Therapy can protect from the negative effects of stress on cortisol and working memory.
17 days ago - Medindia Health
Estradiol Therapy After Menopause Relieves Effects of Stress on Working Memory
Hormone replacement therapy may be beneficial in some women as it lowers stress and its effects on memory, says study.
18 days ago - Medindia Health
Paraquat Herbicide Linked to the Parkinson's Disease
The biology of oxidative stress was studied on paraquat herbicide to establish the link between the herbicide and Parkinson's disease by north-western scientists.
27 days ago - Medindia Health
The headlines of Master Doctor
The power of gratitude
Gratitude is powerful. One of the world's most knowledgeable and passionate believers in mind-body medicine─Deepak Chopra─says it best, “Giving thanks for abundance is greater...
Prostate Health Index Test Reduces Unnecessary Biopsies
The appropriate use of the Prostate Health Index can modify physician behavior patterns and improve their ability to diagnose and manage their patients.
Psychoactive Drugs For Alzheimer's Can Increase Risk of Death
Benzodiazepines and related drugs are frequently used in the treatment of anxiety, agitation, and insomnia in persons with dementia.
The surprising obstacle to curing Alzheimer's
Todd Golde is a neuroscientist and director of the brain institute at the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. He explains that funding and laws are blocking our bid to...
Can insomnia due to my menopause cause dementia?
I have had insomnia for years, which I put down to the menopause. Now I've come across research that suggests interrupted sleep in middle-age increases the risk of Alzheimer's...
Man feels twin's Parkinson's tremors with SymPulse device
A new 'tele-empathy' device allows Pat Smerdon of Vancouver to experience the same Parkinson's tremors that his twin brother, Jim, struggles with every day.
Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination Promises to Detect Alzheimer's
Early detection of Alzheimer's is easier with a new test that has been confirmed by scientific studies. The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination allows individuals to...
Menopause treatment is anti-ageing, says top expert
NHS England patients say they've been scared by stories linking HRT with cancer, blood clots and early death - stories that are inaccurate. So what is the truth? Dr Louise...
Here's Why Degeneration in Alzheimer's Disease Occurs
Neurodegeneration that occurs due to Alzheimer's disease has been understood as to why only some regions of the regions are strongly affected than the others.
Analysis of aged brains reveals new details about Alzheimer's disease and...
In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health...