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Elderly People's Health

Elderly People's Health

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10/10/2012 - Did HRT cut heart disease?
Women who took hormone replacement therapy over a period of years enjoyed major benefits to their heart health, according to the findings of a new study published today. More

26/09/2012 - No need to screen older drivers, says expert
An expert in geriatric medicine is arguing against the mass screening of older drivers. More

06/09/2012 - Plant fails to delay Alzheimer's
A popular plant extract thought to boost the mind seems to have no impact in delaying Alzheimer's disease, researcher said today. More

31/08/2012 - Health and happiness add years fast
People who adopt healthy lifestyles in old age can add years to their lives, researchers said today. More

19/07/2012 - Drink threat to elderly brain health
Elderly people who indulge in heavy drinking may be damaging their brains, researchers warned yesterday. More

13/07/2012 - Over 75s ‘should have drugs to reduce heart disease risk’
People over the age of 75 should be prescribed drugs to help lower their risk of heart disease and prolong healthy life expectancy. More

12/07/2012 - Sunny spirit that aids ageing
A sunny and optimistic attitude is the best way to age successfully, a psychiatry conference was told yesterday. More

15/06/2012 - Changes in walking speed could signal dementia
Subtle changes in walking speed among older people could signal early stages of dementia, new research has claimed. More

05/04/2012 - Baby boomers pose cannabis problem
Britain is facing a generation of elderly people who have been taking illicit drugs for much of their lives, according to research published today. More

04/04/2012 - Over 60s world health issue
The health of people over the age of 60 is set to come under the spotlight this week. More

29/03/2012 - Malaria death risk for elderly
Older people are at an increased risk of death from malaria, researchers warned yesterday. More

27/03/2012 - Elderly exercise programmes 'inadequate'
Elderly people enjoy taking part in exercise programmes - but often they are not getting the right kind of exercise, according to an analysis published today. More

08/02/2012 - Age - a risk factor for breast cancer death
Older women with breast cancer face a greater risk of succumbing to the disease than younger women, according to a Dutch study published today. More

24/01/2012 - Female ageing genes found
Researchers have identified a host of genes linked to female ageing, it has been announced. More

12/01/2012 - Sunshine vitamin call
Europe needs a concerted drive to improve vitamin D levels to boost bone health and prevent a range of diseases, experts say today. More

29/12/2011 - New diet boost for brain
A diet rich in healthy nutrients may help preserve the brain, researchers reported last night. More

22/12/2011 - Mediterranean diet tested - in Scandinavia
Elderly people benefit from eating the so-called Mediterranean diet - with longer lives, according to findings published yesterday. More

13/12/2011 - Atlas highlights postcode care
Campaigners pledged to step up demands for improved care in some regions of the UK as the latest "Atlas of Variation" was published. More

09/11/2011 - Doubts over balance exercise programmes
Exercise programmes can help elderly people keep their balance and prevent falls - but dozens of pieces of research have failed to establish the best way of doing it, according to an analysis published today. More

02/11/2011 - Researchers close on ageing
Scientists say they have got a step close to finding out how to slow down the ageing process - by studying the effects of calorie restriction. More

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