News tagged with older women
"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of hospitalization, disability, and death-worldwide, and among older adults, falling is the most common cause of TBI," writes Niina Korhonen, B.M., of the Injury and Osteoporosis ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults represent an important and growing demographic in emergency departments (ED) across the country, with urinary tract infections (UTIs) being one of the leading causes for ED visits. In fact, UTIs, which can progress ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 30 percent of women failed to pick up their bisphosphonate prescriptions, a medication that is most commonly used to treat osteoporosis and similar bone diseases, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published this ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
(HealthDay)—Older women diagnosed with breast cancer years after their last mammogram, and those who never had a mammogram, have an increased risk of dying from their cancer, a new study suggests.
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Guidance recently published by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) reflects the most current advances in the diagnosis and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that the bladder condition nocturia may worsen the already poor sleep of older adults with insomnia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Popping calcium and vitamin D pills in hopes of strong bones? Healthy older women should not bother with relatively low-dose dietary supplements, say new recommendations from a U.S. government advisory group.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
After retirement, pensions provide consistent income to aging individuals. Although the details of pension eligibility and implementation vary by country, receiving pensions can represent a new life stage for individuals. ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among older women, getting a mammogram every two years was just as beneficial as getting a mammogram annually, and led to significantly fewer false positive results, according to a study led by UC San Francisco.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Regular exposure to sunlight—specifically ultraviolet B (UVB)—may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, indicates a large long term study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The drug Oxytrol has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first over-the-counter treatment for women 18 and older with overactive bladder.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Domestic abuse prevention programmes able to have a positive impact on children's attitudes toward violence
A team of researchers has shown that domestic abuse prevention programmes are able to have a positive impact on secondary school children's attitudes to violence.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The DNA mutations that accumulate over time as women age are not the sole contributor to the higher frequency of breast cancer in women over 50, Mark LaBarge, PhD, a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) ...
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Two new studies appearing in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences show that vitamin D may be a vital component for the cognitive health of women as they age. ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Older Women's League
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women was founded in 1980 (as the Older Women’s League) after a White House mini-conference on aging in Des Moines, Iowa.
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