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Geriatrics

Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent i...

Alzheimers

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 dement...

Geriatrics

Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death.

Geriatrics

Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds.

Geriatrics

Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's dis...

Stroke

Many countries worldwide are losing the progress they had made in lowering mortality rates related to cardiovascular events. Why is this happening?

Alzheimers

Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that they suggest can accurately predict a person's Alzheimer's-related cognitive decline.

Geriatrics

A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women.

Alzheimers

A new study has found a strong association between anemia and dementia. People with either high or low hemoglobin levels had a higher risk.

Alzheimers

Specialists call for a more holistic approach to Alzheimer's research, taking in the brain's relationship with other organs, including the liver.

Geriatrics

In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks.

Geriatrics

New research warns that stopping statin use later in life could significantly increase a person's risk of heart problems and vascular events.