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02/01/2016 Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role
01/28/2016 Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study
Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia
01/27/2016 Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the Cold
U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia
01/21/2016 Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do
01/21/2016 Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer Now
Death rates for the oldest old have been dropping since 2008, CDC report finds
01/21/2016 Computer-Based Test Aims to Predict Dementia Risk
It's not valid for people older than 80, and more research is needed before it could be used
01/21/2016 Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study Suggests
Patients and physicians should consider overall health before elective procedures, researchers say
01/20/2016 Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study Finds
For adults, mild thinking and memory problems that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say
01/19/2016 Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: Researchers
Medications can block absorption of the vitamin, causing mental harms
01/15/2016 Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors
Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests
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