This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Aging and Associated Diseases category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-03-27 : Evaluation and Treatment of Depression May Reverse Memory and Cognitive Difficulties : Study reveals evaluation and treatment of symptoms of depression may improve or maintain cognitive functioning in some seniors diagnosed with MCI.
2017-11-23 : New Details on Aged Brain, Alzheimer's and Dementia Revealed : Details discovered that will help researchers better understand the biological bases for Alzheimer's disease and dementia in older populations.
2016-05-16 : 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.
2015-05-20 : Werner Syndrome: DNA and Human Aging : Information regarding Werner syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes those affected to age more quickly than usual.
2015-01-11 : 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.
2014-03-13 : 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.
2013-12-13 : 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.
2012-10-01 : 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.
2012-09-23 : 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.
2012-06-17 : 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.
2012-06-04 : 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.
2012-03-08 : 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.
2012-01-10 : Cognitive Decline Begins at Age 45 : Clinical studies demonstrate correlation between presence of amyloid plaques in the brain and severity of cognitive decline.
2011-07-15 : The Secret Behind Successful Aging : Aging successfully linked with the positivity effect a biased tendency towards and preference for positive and emotionally gratifying experiences.
2011-06-11 : 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.
2011-01-24 : Growing Old Too Soon : Human model of rare genetic disease reveals new clues to aging process.
2010-12-02 : 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.
2010-11-22 : 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.
2010-11-05 : 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.
2010-11-03 : 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.
2010-10-26 : 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.
2010-09-13 : 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.
2010-09-07 : Progeria Linked to Aging : Progeria linked to aging in the general population as study results demonstrate progerin increases in blood vessels as we age.
2010-08-09 : 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.
2010-07-28 : 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.
2010-06-02 : Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's and Autoimmune Diseases Linked to Common Protein : Cognitive function in patients with autoimmune diseases rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and sarcoidosis.
2010-05-14 : The Fear of Falling : Gait disturbance is defined as unsteadiness during walking that is worse than the normal slowing of old age.
2010-02-16 : 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.
2010-01-28 : Major Health Concern Among New York City Residents Survey : Residents of New York are worried about managing the care of aging and elderly relatives.
2010-01-21 : 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.
2010-01-20 : 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.
2009-12-21 : Risk of Complications after Abdominal Surgery for Seniors : Risk of complications and death after abdominal surgical procedures higher among seniors.
2009-12-15 : Social Service Activities can Improve Brain Functions in Seniors : Participating in Experience Corps resulted in improvements in cognitive functioning.
2009-09-30 : What Makes Muscles Age Clue Discovered : Human muscle repaired by muscle stem cells restored forestalling muscle atrophy and other tissue degenerative disorders.
2009-09-11 : 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.
2009-08-07 : 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.
2009-06-26 : 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.
2009-05-31 : Hearing and Voice Problems Worsen Seniors Communication Skills : Hearing and vocal problems go hand-in-hand among the elderly more frequently than previously thought.
2009-04-21 : 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.
2009-02-27 : Incontinence: Types & General Information : Incontinence comes in many different forms and understanding the differences between them is a critical step in moving towards recovery.
2009-01-22 : 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.
2009-01-09 : Anti Aging Natural Nutrition Tips : Anti aging tips to give your body the right nutrients in the right amounts to make healthy new cells.
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