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Elderly People's Health

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08/08/2013 - Probiotics fail to counter antibiotics - study
Many benefits have been claimed for so-called "probiotic" yoghurts - but a new study says they are not effective at counteracting some of the side-effects of antibiotics. More

07/08/2013 - How low-cal diets lengthen life
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of using low-calorie diets to increase lifespan. More

01/08/2013 - Anaemia link to dementia
Elderly people who suffer from anaemia face a hugely increased risk of developing dementia, researchers warned last night. More

24/07/2013 - Healthy habits vital for the elderly
A healthy lifestyle plays a key role in avoiding future disability, researchers say today. More

17/07/2013 - Drop in UK dementia rates
There has been a clear fall in rates of dementia in the UK over the last two decades, researchers say today. More

04/07/2013 - How reading stimulates mind
Reading and other mental activities all help to preserve the memory in old age, researchers have found. More

07/06/2013 - Knee ops vary among neighbours
Rates of knee operation vary massively in the world's wealthiest countries, a conference heard yesterday. More

21/05/2013 - Mediterranean diet ‘boosts ageing brain’
Elderly people can boost their brain power by following a Mediterranean diet with either added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts - rather than a low-fat diet, researchers say today. More

01/05/2013 - Vaccines programme extended
A major new programme of vaccinations is to be established in England, it was announced yesterday. More

25/03/2013 - Indecisive elderly may need L-dopa
Dopamine drugs for Parkinson's disease can also help elderly people who are unable to make decisions, British researchers have reported. More

11/03/2013 - Red wine drugs could stem ageing
Drugs based on a red wine chemical are set to provide radical new anti-ageing treatments, helping to prevent diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease, researchers have revealed. More

08/03/2013 - Women’s health key to international day
It may be International Women’s Day today (8 March) – celebrating the achievements of women worldwide – but two studies have found they are more prone to heart disease and are not happier, despite living longer. More

15/02/2013 - Depression hampers shingles vaccine
The shingles vaccine may not work properly for people with untreated depression, researchers have warned. More

21/12/2012 - Elderly may flag up family cancer warning
Most cancer runs in families - even when it takes a lifetime to emerge, according to a major European study published today. More

06/12/2012 - Sleeping pill link to disease
Common sleeping pills may be responsible for a massively increased risk from pneumonia, researchers warned today. More

27/11/2012 - Alzheimer's drug hope
Researchers say they are ready to move to clinical studies for a proposed new treatment for Alzheimer's disease - as the drugs may already exist. More

21/11/2012 - Alzheimer's breakthrough offers treatment hope
British scientists say they have made a major discovery about the biology of Alzheimer's disease - opening up hope of new treatments. More

02/11/2012 - How activity protects elderly brains
New evidence of how physical activity helps protect the elderly from dementia is reported today. More

23/10/2012 - Healthy body keeps brain healthy in old age
Keeping physically fit in old age may be the best way to keep the brain healthy, researchers say today. More

15/10/2012 - Britain seeks dementia lead
Britain is seeking to take the lead in promoting global research into dementia amid claims of a lack of investment in tackling the problem, it has been announced. More

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