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Elderly People's Health

Elderly People's Health

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27/02/2014 - Elderly "overtreated"?
People in their 80s may be getting too many medicines to prevent diseases they have little risk of suffering, it was claimed today. More

25/02/2014 - Illness risk for bereaved
People who have lost a partner may face a doubled risk of suffering heart attack or stroke in the next few weeks, British researchers reported last night. More

24/01/2014 - Age no bar to cancer treatment success
Tens of thousands of elderly people are successfully treated for cancer, campaigners say today. More

23/01/2014 - Fish oil boost for elderly brains
The link between consuming fish and brain power is controversial - but a new study claims a link with brain health in old age. More

23/01/2014 - HRT may boost hip ops
Hormone replacement therapy could be used as a treatment to improve the success of hip and knee operations for women, researchers say today. More

16/01/2014 - Gout rates soar
Rates of gout, a disease traditionally linked to alcohol, have 'soared' in the UK in the last two decades, experts warn today. More

04/12/2013 - Dementia aided by exercise
Elderly people with dementia benefit from exercise in a range of ways, researchers say today. More

26/11/2013 - Fitness key to healthy ageing - study
People who are getting older can gain massive benefits from taking up regular physical activity, according to a new study. More

19/11/2013 - Extend vaccination for elderly - report
Middle-aged and elderly people should be encouraged to undergo vaccination against a range of diseases, according to a report published today. More

13/11/2013 - Older population, 'no problem'
The effects of they "ageing population" are unlikely to be as challenging as previously thought, experts claimed today. More

30/10/2013 - Exercise prevents fall injuries
Exercise programmes can prevent falls among older people, according to a French study published today. More

29/10/2013 - Gardening good for over-60s
Over-60s who keep up gardening and do-it-yourself activities massively cut their risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers report today. More

08/10/2013 - Medicine should aim to beat age - study
Beating age would be a better objective for medicine than tackling individual diseases such as cancer and heart disease, according to a controversial new theory. More

01/10/2013 - Eye disease gene found
British researchers are celebrating pin-pointing a gene for a common cause of blindness that afflicts elderly people. More

26/09/2013 - Blow for fish-brain theories
Fish may not be as good for the brain as has been thought, researchers warned last night. More

25/09/2013 - Fitness speeds up brain but not memory
Being physically fit may speed up the brain - but it does not enhance the memory, a major conference was told yesterday. More

19/09/2013 - Portable test for osteoporosis
A handheld device that can diagnose the early signs of the bone condition osteoporosis could be available for use within five years, researchers hope. More

17/09/2013 - Lifestyle changes ‘reverse ageing’
Positive lifestyle changes could help to reverse ageing at a cellular level, according to a new US study. More

11/09/2013 - Elderly face dementia over-diagnosis - summit
Thousands of elderly people could end up wrongly "labelled" as having dementia because of global drives to develop screening for the condition, experts warn today. More

08/08/2013 - Hot choc hope for elderly brains
Some elderly people may benefit mentally from drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day, researchers reported last night. More

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