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Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk

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[17/10/2012] Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk - Read more

Home-based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening

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[12/10/2012] With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer's disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows adults to screen themselves for early signs of dementia.Home-based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening - Read more

Nanoparticles Against Aging

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[10/10/2012] A team of Spanish scientists of the Asociación RUVID has developed an intelligent nanodevice that lays the foundations for the future development of new therapies against aging. The device consists of nanoparticles that can selectively release drugs in aged human cells. Nanoparticles Against Aging - Read more

Population Aging Will Have Long-term Implications for Economy

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[08/10/2012] The aging of the United States population will have broad economic consequences for the country, particularly for federal programs that support the elderly, and its long-term effects on all generations will be mediated by how - and how quickly - the nation responds, says a new congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council.Population Aging Will Have Long-term Implications for Economy - Read more

Better Memory With Computerized Brain Fitness Program

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[14/09/2012] University of California-Los Angeles researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills.Better Memory With Computerized Brain Fitness Program - Read more

Diabetes Problem in Minority Ethnic Populations

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[12/09/2012] Half of all people of South Asian, African and African Caribbean descent will develop diabetes by age 80 according to a study of the Wellcome Trust and British Heart Foundation.Diabetes Problem in Minority Ethnic Populations - Read more

“Magic carpet” Could Help Prevent Falls

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[05/09/2012] Tiny electronics at the edges act as sensors and relay signals to a computer. These signals can then be analysed to show the image of the footprint and identify gradual changes in walking behaviour or a sudden incident such as a fall or trip.“Magic carpet” Could Help Prevent Falls - Read more

“Exergames” Not Perfect, but Can Lead to More Exercise

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[10/08/2012] Active video games (AVGs), also known as "exergames", are not the perfect solution to the nation's sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active. Researchers say that most of the AVGs provide only "light-to-moderate" intensity physical activity.“Exergames” Not Perfect, but Can Lead to More Exercise - Read more

Elderly with Diabetes Benefit Long from Interventions

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[06/08/2012] Middle-aged and older adults with diabetes showed substantial survival rates in a new University of Michigan Health System study of retirees. Survival rates were strong even for adults living in nursing homes or who have multiple health issues like dementia and disabilities that make self-managed care for diabetes difficult.Elderly with Diabetes Benefit Long from Interventions - Read more

Robotic Assistance for The Elderly

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[03/08/2012] A team of EU-funded researchers has developed a robotic companion and intelligent home environment that could help elderly people live richer and more independent lives and reduce the burden placed on healthcare services.Robotic Assistance for The Elderly - Read more

 
 

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