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Geriatrics

Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using...

Stroke

A study of twins in Sweden links a 30% higher risk in older age of brain artery blockage, which stroke often follows, to type 2 diabetes in middle ...

Geriatrics

Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications....

Alzheimers

A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medic...

Geriatrics

A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants.

Alzheimers

New research suggests that using a virtual reality simulator could be more effective at detecting Alzheimer's disease than standard tests.

Alzheimers

A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be c...

Geriatrics

It is normal to experience some amount of hair thinning as people age. In other cases, there may be a medical cause. This article looks at the caus...

Alzheimers

A brain study in rats that explored different environments reveals that the anterior cingulate cortex drives the hippocampus in long-term memory re...

Geriatrics

Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later i...

Alzheimers

New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms.

Geriatrics

A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condi...