News tagged with adults age
As the world prepares for what may be the next pandemic strain of influenza virus, in the H7N9 bird flu, a new UC Irvine study reveals that the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic was deadliest for people under the age of 65, while ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 7 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Health care spending is much higher for older Americans than for younger adults and children, on average, and analysts have said that increasing spending leads to longer life expectancy.
Health 15 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
Frequent binge drinking in college can cause more than a hangover. Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy ...
Cardiology Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—After years of striving to set a national agenda for curbing smoking, New York City may set a new bar. Officials are proposing to make it the most populous place in America to raise the minimum age ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive training exercises—or mental exercise—may help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults, while evidence for the benefits of pharmacologic substances and exercise is weak, outlines a review published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Improving neurone production in elderly persons presenting with a decline in cognition is a major challenge facing an ageing society and the emergence of neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. INSERM and ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A majority of Americans (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana, and 72 percent feel that the government efforts to enforce marijuana laws are not worth their cost, according to research ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Older adults who categorise themselves as old and frail encourage attitudinal and behavioural confirmation of that identity.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People in their 20s don't have much on their middle-aged counterparts when it comes to some fine motor movements, researchers from UT Arlington have found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute are conducting the nation's first randomized controlled dementia screening trial to weigh the benefits and risks of routine screening ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Parents often worry when their child, especially a son, is much shorter than average. But as long as there is no medical cause, parents can rest easy, experts say.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A study in the JAMA Neurology (formerly the Archives of Neurology) suggests that controlling or preventing risk factors such as hypertension earlier in life may limit or delay the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's d ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Diana McIntyre approaches her 80th birthday later this year with the same energy and zest for life of friends decades her junior. Aside from back surgery years ago, she's never been sick and, through a busy volunteer schedule, ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older people who have low expectations for a satisfying future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who see brighter days ahead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |