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New compound that could halt Alzheimer`s progression identified

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:14

Sidney Strickland`s Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer`s by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer`s brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.

Statins lower physical activity in older men: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 13:04

Muscle pain, fatigue, and weakness are common side effects in patients prescribed statins, according to a new study.

Depression in elderly associated with Alzheimer`s risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:01

A new study has revealed that depression builds up beta-amyloid plaque in the brain that could cause Alzheimer`s in aged people.

Doc claims `Fifty Shades of Grey` is reason behind increasing STIs in elderly

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:13

A doctor has claimed that because of ` Fifty Shades of Grey` elderly people are encouraged to have unsafe sex and catch diseases like chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea.

Smiling can help fight memory loss

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 08:57

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help lessen the damage that stress hormone cortisol has on memory and learning ability in the elderly.

Internet can help reduce depression among elderly

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 09:31

A new research that followed the lives of thousands of retired older Americans for six years, found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce the chances of depression by more than 30 percent.

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease in elderly women

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:47

A study has found that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, does not increase coronary heart disease or cause mortality risk in elderly women.

Vitamin D insufficiency linked to increased fracture risk in elderly women

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:07

A new study has shown that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake are associated with higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

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