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7 new genes linked to common cause of blindness in elders

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 13:17

An international team of investigators has identified seven new genetic regions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of blindness in older individuals.

Vitamin D with calcium helps reduce mortality in elderly

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 20:01

vitamin D—when taken with calcium—can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors.

Active elders live longer: Study

Last Updated: Friday, September 18, 2009, 00:00

Older adults who exercise seem to live longer and have a lower risk of disability, says a new study.

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