Medical research

Studying aging through metabolite changes in saliva

Researchers in Japan have conducted a comprehensive analysis of the metabolites that make up human saliva using samples given voluntarily from a group of 27-to-33-year-old individuals and a group of 72-to-80-year-old individuals. ...

Cardiology

Postural hypotension in older adults related to poor cognition

Postural hypotension, a drastic drop in blood pressure when standing up, is linked to an increased risk of dementia and accelerated progression from cognitive impairment to dementia, even in the absence of symptoms, for instance ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Four keys to healthy aging

The "secrets" to healthy aging are anything but secret. They're the conventional medical recommendations most people will hear from their doctor at a typical checkup: exercise, eat a healthy diet and keep up-to-date with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Federal data understated COVID-19 cases, deaths in nursing homes

(HealthDay)—Federal National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) data appear to understate total COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes in the United States, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in JAMA Network ...

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