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Hot flashes impair memory performance

North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

If you're having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cognition and Learning, OBGYN, Women's Health,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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When Caregivers Need Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Home, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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For Low Back Pain in Older Adults, Treatment Doesn’t Match Guidelines

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Many Medicare patients with new episodes of low back pain receive care inconsistent with current guidelines – including high use of opioids and advanced imaging tests, reports a study in the February issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Aging, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Healthcare, Pain, Patient Safety, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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Spikes in Blood Pressure Among Young Adults Spell Trouble in Mid-Age

Duke Health

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, a new analysis led by Duke Health researchers shows. The finding, publishing Jan. 22 in JAMA Cardiology, suggests that the current practice of averaging blood pressure readings to determine whether medications are necessary could be masking a potential early warning sign from the fluctuations themselves.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Public Health, Aging, JAMA, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Launch of Think Global Health

Launch of Think Global Health

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) introduces Think Global Health, a multi-contributor website that examines how changes in health are reshaping economies, societies, and the everyday lives of people around the world.

Channels: Aging, Environmental Health, Food Science, Government/Law, Poverty, Public Health,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Researchers Identify Gene with Functional Role in Aging of Eye

Researchers Identify Gene with Functional Role in Aging of Eye

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers say a gene known to be a biomarker of age plays a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in mouse retinas, a finding that has direct relevance to age-related eye diseases.

Channels: Aging, Genetics, Vision, All Journal News,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Many older people's glasses of wrong power

University of Gothenburg

Overall, Swedish 70-year-olds' eyesight is good, but many could see even better. Six in ten can improve their vision by getting eyeglasses or changing the power of the glasses they already have, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg.

Channels: Aging, Healthcare, Seniors, Vision, All Journal News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
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