• Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

    25 days ago - By News Medical

    Despite years of warnings that older adults shouldn't take sedative drugs that put them at risk of injury and death, a new study reveals how many primary care doctors are still prescribing them, how often, and exactly where.
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  • Physical activity lowers cardiovascular mortality risk in frail older adults

    25 days ago - By News Medical

    Frailty is a health condition that increases risks of poor health, falls, disability, and death in older adults. Signs of frailty include weakness, weight loss, slow walking speed, exhaustion, and low levels of activity.
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  • Physical Activity can Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease

    Physical Activity can Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease

    25 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Physical activity can help reduce the increased risk of death associated with frailty in older adults. Exercise can also lower the risk of death from heart disease.
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