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AAN Recommends People 65+ Be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People with mild cognitive impairment have thinking and memory problems but usually do not know it because such problems are not severe enough to affect their daily activities. Yet mild cognitive impairment can be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

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13-Sep-2019 2:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719006

Mayo researchers demonstrate senescent cell burden is reduced in humans by senolytic drugs

Mayo Clinic

In a small safety and feasibility clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated for the first time that senescent cells can be removed from the body using drugs termed “senolytics”. The result was verified not only in analysis of blood but also in changes in skin and fat tissue senescent cell abundance. The findings appear in the journal EBioMedicine.

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16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Microbiome May Be Involved in Mechanisms Related to Muscle Strength in Older Adults

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Microbiome May Be Involved in Mechanisms Related to Muscle Strength in Older Adults

Tufts University

New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults. Researchers found differences in bacterial profiles of older adults with high and low physical function, bacterial and strength differences in mice colonized with fecal samples from the adults.

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17-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719036

At-home blood pressure tests more accurate for African Americans

UT Southwestern Medical Center

At-home measurements are more accurate, less expensive, and easier to obtain than blood pressure screenings done in medical settings.

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16-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: National Chiropractic Health Month: Take Steps to Better Musculoskeletal Health

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National Chiropractic Health Month: Take Steps to Better Musculoskeletal Health

American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and chiropractors nationwide are encouraging the public to take simple steps to better musculoskeletal health during National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this October.

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16-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: First frailty map highlights service need

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First frailty map highlights service need

University of Adelaide

An online interactive map, which shows for the first time where Australia’s frail and pre-frail people live today and in the future, will help plan services for healthy ageing.

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12-Sep-2019 9:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Study led by NUS scientists show that drinking tea improves brain health

Article ID: 718867

Study led by NUS scientists show that drinking tea improves brain health

National University of Singapore

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.

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12-Sep-2019 2:05 AM EDT
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Brain Changes May Help Track Dementia, Even Before Diagnosis

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Even before a dementia diagnosis, people with mild cognitive impairment may have different changes in the brain depending on what type of dementia they have, according to a study published in the September 11, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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11-Sep-2019 12:05 AM EDT
Newswise: How the Eyes Might Be Windows to the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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How the Eyes Might Be Windows to the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego researchers say that measuring how quickly a person’s pupil dilates while they are taking cognitive tests may be a low-cost, low-invasive method to aid in screening individuals at increased genetic risk for AD before cognitive decline begins.

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10-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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