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Eyes: Breakthrough Results in AMD Research

[27/07/2005] News of a significant breakthrough in potential age-related macular degeneration (AMD) were reported in Montreal by leading retinal researchers. Eyes: Breakthrough Results in AMD Research - Read more

Employed Caregivers at Risk from Current Canadian Policies

[22/07/2005] Changes to Canada's labour and income security policies could help employed caregivers keep their jobs while still taking care of family and friends with chronic health problems. Employed Caregivers at Risk from Current Canadian Policies - Read more

Exercise Could Protect Older People from Hip Fracture

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[13/07/2005] Again, evidence has emerged that sports and elderly should go hand in hand. Now a study found that certain types of exercise could protect against the steep increase in risk of hip fracture with age.Exercise Could Protect Older People from Hip Fracture - Read more

Exercise and Kypho-Orthosis Improve Balance in Elderly

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[11/07/2005] By wearing a unique weighted back support device and participating in a special exercise program, women over 60 with osteoporosis-caused curvature of the spine improved their balance and experienced diminished back pain.Exercise and Kypho-Orthosis Improve Balance in Elderly - Read more

New Memory Aid May Help Dementia Sufferers Remember

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[15/06/2005] Based on an interactive multimedia computer system and a clearer understanding of how dementia sufferers respond to social situations, the aid aims to stimulate more rewarding conversation between sufferers and those who care for them.New Memory Aid May Help Dementia Sufferers Remember - Read more

Homicide-Suicide in Elders a Growing Concern

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[09/06/2005] Homicide/suicides are rare, but the rate among older persons is increasing as older men in declining health and suffering from depression kill their wives, for whom they are caretakers, and then kill themselves.Homicide-Suicide in Elders a Growing Concern - Read more

Fear Increases Risk of Falling in Elderly

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[09/05/2005] In a study of older adults, primarily African American women, a Temple University researcher found a strong fear of falling, which increases the risk of ultimately suffering a fall.Fear Increases Risk of Falling in Elderly - Read more

Exercise Slows Alzheimer's-like Brain Changes in Mice

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[29/04/2005] Research demonstrated that long-term physical activity enhanced the learning ability of mice and decreased the level of plaque-forming beta-amyloid protein fragments - a hallmark characteristic of Alzheimer's disease (AD) - in their brains.Exercise Slows Alzheimer's-like Brain Changes in Mice - Read more

New Coalition Sets out Standards of Social Care for Government

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[30/03/2005] A new adult social care coalition is calling on the Government to focus on prevention instead of acute need, as it launches 12 principles drafted to shape the Adult Social Care Green Paper.New Coalition Sets out Standards of Social Care for Government - Read more

Inappropriate Drug Use Common among Elderly in Europe

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[23/03/2005] The inappropriate use of medication among elderly is high, but there are substantial differences between several European countries, according to a Czech study.Inappropriate Drug Use Common among Elderly in Europe - Read more

 
 

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