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An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at risk of developing.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:00 am
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
Posted: August 15, 2019, 9:00 pm
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.
Posted: August 15, 2019, 3:00 pm
Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds.
Posted: August 14, 2019, 2:00 pm
Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death.
Posted: August 14, 2019, 10:00 am
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease.
Posted: August 13, 2019, 3:00 pm
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average.
Posted: August 8, 2019, 10:00 am
A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women.
Posted: August 4, 2019, 10:00 am
New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Posted: August 1, 2019, 4:00 pm
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks.
Posted: August 1, 2019, 10:00 am