Aging: Associated Diseases & Information Document List

Publication List:

Eating Seafood Weekly May Slow Memory Loss
Eating seafood or other food containing omega-3 fatty acids once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems in seniors - Published: 2016-05-16
Werner Syndrome: DNA & Human Aging
Information regarding Werner syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes those affected to age more quickly than usual - Published: 2015-05-20
Insulin Nasal Spray as Treatment for Alzheimer's Dementia
Insulin delivered by nasal spray may improve memory and mental capabilities in adults with mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimers disease and dementia - Published: 2015-01-11
Husband's Health and Attitude Crucial to Preventing Conflict in Senior Marriages
Study from University of Chicago reveals husbands agreeable personality and good health appear crucial to preventing conflict among older couples who have been together a long time - Published: 2014-03-13
Implications of Aging with a Disability Study
Understanding the aging process for people with disabilities study in order to develop technologies that will benefit them and others - Published: 2013-12-13
Zinc Deficiency Linked to Aging and Diseases
Zinc deficiency can lead to immune system decline and inflammation associated with many health problems - includes food with high zinc levels chart - Published: 2012-10-01
The Stigma Attached to Alzheimer's Disease - Report Reveals Negative Perceptions
Information statistics and tips for coping with the stigma created by people living with Alzheimers disease and or dementia - Published: 2012-09-23
When the Answer is on the Tip of Your Tongue
Forgetting a name or misplacing an item does not always mean early stages of Alzheimers disease or dementia - Published: 2012-06-17
Urinary Tract Infections and People with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia
Urinary tract infections can cause confusion in older people and those who experience dementia or Alzheimers disease - Published: 2012-06-04
Free Phone Service Offers Advice on Memory Loss and Dementia
University of Michigan Health System U-M Memory Connection phone number 734-936-8803 connects patients families and friends to memory loss and dementia services - Published: 2012-03-08
Cognitive Decline Begins at Age 45
Clinical studies demonstrate correlation between presence of amyloid plaques in the brain and severity of cognitive decline - Published: 2012-01-10
The Secret Behind Successful Aging
Aging successfully linked with the positivity effect a biased tendency towards and preference for positive and emotionally gratifying experiences - Published: 2011-07-15
Urinary Incontinence Impact on Quality of Life
American seniors say urinary incontinence affects their quality of life physically mentally and socially to a greater degree than diabetes arthritis and many other chronic conditions - Published: 2011-06-11
Growing Old Too Soon
Human model of rare genetic disease reveals new clues to aging process - Published: 2011-01-24
The Race Against Age
Impairments to health and physical performance are not primarily a result of aging but of unfavorable lifestyle habits and lack of exercise - Published: 2010-12-02
Estrogen Shows Promise as Treatment for Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia
Estrogen is an elixir for the brain and shows promise as a treatment for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimers disease and schizophrenia - Published: 2010-11-22
Looking Older than Your True Age
Even though most adults want to avoid looking older than their actual age research shows that looking older does not necessarily point to poor health - Published: 2010-11-05
Physical Decline in Seniors
Illnesses and injuries that can restrict the activity of older adults or land them in the hospital are linked to worsening functional ability - Published: 2010-11-03
Heavy Smoking Doubles Alzheimer's and Dementia Risk
Heavy smoking in midlife associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimers disease and increased risk of developing vascular dementia - Published: 2010-10-26
New Insight into Accelerated Aging Disease
Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome or progeria) is a rare genetic disease that causes young children to develop symptoms associated with advanced age - Published: 2010-09-13
Progeria Linked to Aging
Progeria linked to aging in the general population as study results demonstrate progerin increases in blood vessels as we age - Published: 2010-09-07
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Updates Teleconference for Dementia Caregivers
Care Connection teleconference will include presentations about dementia that will interest both family and professional caregivers - Published: 2010-08-09
New Discovery Provides Hope for Huntington Disease Treatment
Huntingtons disease is a genetic disease with no cure characterized by a steady decline in motor control and the dysfunction and death of brain cells - Published: 2010-07-28
Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's and Autoimmune Diseases Linked to Common Protein
Cognitive function in patients with autoimmune diseases rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and sarcoidosis - Published: 2010-06-02
The Fear of Falling
Gait disturbance is defined as unsteadiness during walking that is worse than the normal slowing of old age - Published: 2010-05-14
Decreased Muscle Strength Predicts Functional Impairments in Older Adults
Decreased muscle strength is associated with difficulty in performing functional activities such as stooping crouching or kneeling - Published: 2010-02-16
Major Health Concern Among New York City Residents Survey
Residents of New York are worried about managing the care of aging and elderly relatives - Published: 2010-01-28
Braille Institute Addresses Growing Community Need with Public Education Campaign
Keeping seniors with vision loss active and independent is becoming an ever more urgent public health concern - Published: 2010-01-21
People Over 50 Should Cut Copper and Iron Intake
Copper and iron metal from home plumbing may increase risk of Alzheimers disease and other age-related disorders - Published: 2010-01-20
Risk of Complications after Abdominal Surgery for Seniors
Risk of complications and death after abdominal surgical procedures higher among seniors - Published: 2009-12-21
Social Service Activities can Improve Brain Functions in Seniors
Participating in Experience Corps resulted in improvements in cognitive functioning - Published: 2009-12-15
What Makes Muscles Age Clue Discovered
Human muscle repaired by muscle stem cells restored forestalling muscle atrophy and other tissue degenerative disorders - Published: 2009-09-30
Muscle - Hard to Build Easy to Lose
As we age it is harder to keep our muscles healthy they get smaller decrease in strength and increase likelihood of falls and fractures - Published: 2009-09-11
Cognitive Decline and Socioeconomic Status in Elderly
Previous studies on age-related cognitive decline have not adequately clarified the role demographics and socioeconomic status might play in the rate of decline - Published: 2009-08-07
Dementia and Alzheimers Disease - The Difference
Explains the difference between aging diseases dementia and Alzheimers disease as these terms do not have the same meaning - Published: 2009-06-26
Hearing and Voice Problems Worsen Seniors Communication Skills
Hearing and vocal problems go hand-in-hand among the elderly more frequently than previously thought - Published: 2009-05-31
Respite Care for Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia Patients
Respite care facilities provide overnight weekend and longer stays for someone with Alzheimers or dementia so caregivers can have longer periods of time off - Published: 2009-04-21
Incontinence: Types & General Information
Incontinence comes in many different forms and understanding the differences between them is a critical step in moving towards recovery - Published: 2009-02-27
Breakdown of Barriers in Cells Clue to Aging Process
Because most of the cells in our body are not actively dividing would have implications for aging and age related diseases - Published: 2009-01-22
Anti Aging Natural Nutrition Tips
Anti aging tips to give your body the right nutrients in the right amounts to make healthy new cells - Published: 2009-01-09