News tagged with elderly person
Elderly patients who receive anesthesia are no more likely to develop long-term dementia or Alzheimer's disease than other seniors, according to new Mayo Clinic research. The study analyzed thousands of patients using the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
The blood of young and old people differs. In an article published recently in the scientific journal Blood, a research group at Lund University in Sweden explain how they have succeeded in rejuvenating the blood of mice b ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—A simple checklist could help doctors estimate whether an older patient will be alive 10 years from now, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
It is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain. Our mental models of people produce unique patterns of brain activation, which can be detected using advanced imaging techniques ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Radiologists in Toronto have begun to identify a pattern of injuries that may be indicative of elder abuse, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When an elderly person suffers a fall it is in their best interests that help arrives as soon as possible, and for this reason most elderly people wear some form of alarm system that lets them contact emergency ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New findings from the Monell Center reveal that humans can identify the age of other humans based on differences in body odor. Much of this ability is based on the capacity to identify odors of elderly individuals, and contrary ...
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
The ambulance service response to emergency calls for elderly falls patients varies widely across the UK, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
You've heard of the fat suit and the pregnancy suit; now meet AGNES - the old person suit.
Health Jan 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A 99-year-old woman has returned to her daily routine after doctors repaired three separate compression fractures in her spine three times in a month. Specialists at the University of Rochester ...
Other Dec 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Scientists are beginning to decode the complex biology of aging and are optimistic that recent advances in research may lead to treatments that can slow or even reverse degeneration and disease.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 5
A new technology to stop falls before they happen could help the elderly stay in their own homes longer.
Health Jul 04, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0