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Depression increases dementia risk

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 12:23

The secret of preventing memory loss in old age may lie in treating depression and causes of stress early as researchers have confirmed that depression indeed increases the risk of dementia.

Is Cancer avoidable at older age?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:10

Cancer might be avoided as one grows older as it apparently decreases with age, according to the researchers.

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.

High blood pressure in middle age could affect memory in old age

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 12:53

A new research has found that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking.

In your 60s? Connect on social media to stay fit

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 13:27

Social media is not all that bad, especially if you are in your 60s as you can connect with your family and friends for positive interactions and stay healthy.

Gene mutation behind type 2 diabetes identified

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 10:26

Researchers have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to heart disease, inflammation risk in elderly

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:37

A new study has found that older individuals who are vitamin D deficient also tend to have compromised immune function.

Frailty in old age linked to stress hormone

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 14:52

A new study has revealed that lowering morning and higher evening cortisol levels contribute to frailty in older individuals.

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