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- January 19, 2020Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed
A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.
- January 15, 2020Study sets blood pressure target for people over 80
Newly published research sets a different standard for hypertension and what constitutes optimal systolic blood pressure for people aged 80 or older.
- January 15, 2020Ageotypes: Why do people age differently?
Stanford University researchers have identified four different biological pathways for aging. This finding may help people slow down aspects of old age.
- January 15, 202010 causes of an itchy face
A person might experience an itchy face for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and how to treat them.
- January 14, 2020Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process
The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age.
- January 7, 2020Osteoporosis: Researchers find another possible risk factor
A new study has found an association between poor bone health — which can be a sign of osteoporosis — and exposure to high levels of air pollution.
- January 5, 2020Could hydration levels influence cognitive function?
A new study found a link between inadequate hydration and poorer cognitive functioning, especially in memory and attention tasks — but only in older women.
- January 4, 2020What causes Alzheimer's? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests
The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may not be the cause of Alzheimer's disease.
- January 1, 2020Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults
By conducting interviews with older Londoners, researchers have revealed a range of misconceptions that may result in serious dehydration.
- December 31, 2019Unhealthful diet linked with vision loss later in life
A new study finds an association between the Western dietary pattern, which is high in unhealthful fats and sugars, and age-related vision loss.