News tagged with journal of gerontology
When the body fights oxidative damage, it calls up a reservist enzyme that protects cells but only if those cells are relatively young, a study has found.
Medical research Aug 30, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (10) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—A fear of going hungry may be leading many older Georgians to skip medications and cancel doctors' appointments as they juggle limited incomes with prescription costs and out-of-pocket ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be detrimental to your cardiovascular health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Middle-aged and older adults with diabetes showed substantial survival rates in a new University of Michigan Health System study of retirees.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The federal government is pushing doctors and hospitals to convert to electronic medical records by 2015, touting reductions in costs, increased patient safety and greater efficiencies in the U.S. health ...
Health Jul 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Nursing home residents taking certain antidepressant medications are at an increased risk of falling in the days following the start of a new prescription or a dose increase of their current drug, according to a new study ...
Health Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0