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'Beneficial' effects of alcohol?

According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments were made for ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Improving brain processing speed helps memory

Mayo Clinic researchers found that healthy, older adults who participated in a computer-based training program to improve the speed and accuracy of brain processing showed twice the improvement in certain aspects of memory, ...

Feb 10, 2009
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Endoscopic evaluation advised in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

(HealthDay)—For elderly adults diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, endoscopic evaluation may be recommended even in the absence of gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a letter to the editor published in the August ...

Sep 01, 2015
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Adapted diabetes prevention program deemed effective

(HealthDay)—An adapted Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention significantly improves cardiovascular disease-related risk factors among participants, according to a study published in the June issue of ...

Jul 06, 2015
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Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Also involved in the journal are the American Therapeutic Society and Texas Geriatrics Society.

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