Feature Channels:

Seniors

Add to Favorites Subscribe Share
fbshare-Seniors

Showing results

110 of 1436
BIDMC_Stk_Logo_CMYK_AW_300dpi.jpg

Article ID: 715535

Study Finds Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Higher Fall Risk

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center identifies new factors that contribute to falls among seniors, pointing towards interventions that may help prevent them.

Released:
10-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Probes How to Tell Elderly Patients Not to Bother With Cancer Screening

Article ID: 715214

Study Probes How to Tell Elderly Patients Not to Bother With Cancer Screening

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Over the past decades, the idea that all adults should get regularly screened for cancer — with mammograms, colonoscopies and prostate specific antigen blood tests — has been conveyed to the public time after time. But current clinical guidelines recommend against screening many older adults, such as those with less than 10 years’ life expectancy. For doctors, talking to a patient about the idea that they’ve “aged out” of cancer screening can be a challenging conversation.

Released:
2-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT
EAT-logo.png

Article ID: 715204

Older Adults Benefit from Community Food and Nutrition Programs

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Older adults benefit from participating in community-based food and nutrition programs that enable them to remain healthy and independent, according to an updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Released:
1-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Many Grandparents’ Medicines Not Secure Enough Around Grandchildren, Poll Suggests
  • Embargo expired:
    1-Jul-2019 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714972

Many Grandparents’ Medicines Not Secure Enough Around Grandchildren, Poll Suggests

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Whether it’s a rare treat or a weekly routine, many older adults enjoy spending time with grandchildren. But a new poll suggests many could do more to reduce the risk of their medications harming their grandchild. More than 80% keep their medication in its usual place when grandchildren visit them – and 72% keep medicines in their purse or bag when visiting grandchildren.

Released:
26-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Low-Carb ‘Keto’ Diet (‘Atkins-Style’) May Modestly Improve Cognition in Older Adults

Article ID: 714998

Low-Carb ‘Keto’ Diet (‘Atkins-Style’) May Modestly Improve Cognition in Older Adults

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a pilot study of 14 older adults with mild cognitive problems suggestive of early Alzheimer’s disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory.

Released:
27-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Older adults can serve communities as engines of everyday innovation

Article ID: 715039

Older adults can serve communities as engines of everyday innovation

Penn State Institute for CyberScience

A team of researchers found that older adults are often leaders in innovation, coupling their knowledge and creativity to, among other things, revitalize communities, improve the environment, and pass on skills and hobbies.

Released:
27-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 714981

Martha Stewart and Mount Sinai Health System Bring Groundbreaking Health Care for Older Adults to Downtown Manhattan

Mount Sinai Health System

Significant leadership gift spurs creation of Martha Stewart Center for Living at Union Square, providing high-quality, state-of-the-art care

Released:
26-Jun-2019 12:30 PM EDT
asn_logo_helv.jpg
  • Embargo expired:
    25-Jun-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 714591

Does Hypertension Pose a Health Risk to Older Adults Who Wish to Donate a Kidney?

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Among older living kidney donors, those with hypertension had higher risk of developing kidney failure through 15 years after donation; however, the absolute risk was small. • Hypertension was not linked with a higher risk of early death among older donors.

Released:
20-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: GettyImages%20Senior%20woman%20exercising%20with%20weights.jpg

Article ID: 714930

Arthritis and exercise: Why it helps to be more physically active

LifeBridge Health

More than 50 million U.S. adults have arthritis. Many experience severe joint pain and, likely because of their pain, don’t do much exercising if at all.

Released:
25-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 714886

Criteria For Bariatric Surgery Should Consider More Than Just Patient's Weight

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for bariatric surgery.

Released:
25-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Showing results

110 of 1436

Chat now!