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New Age: Hospitals have stopped so often to readmit Medicare patients. Was it a good thing?

It was a well-intentioned policy. Almost all parties agree on this point. Ten years ago, when Medicare beneficiaries were expelled from hospitals, one in five returned in the month. The elderly have again faced the risk of hospitalization: infections, deconditioning,… Continue Reading →

Keep moving to keep the brain sharp at an advanced age

WEDNESDAY, January 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) – Staying active in old age can help preserve your memory and thinking skills, suggests a new study. In fact, physically active older people kept their wits alive, even though their brains showed signs… Continue Reading →

Diabetes before age 40, mental health remains linked

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, January 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) – Developing People Type 2 diabetes before they reach 40 years old are twice as likely to be hospitalized for mental illness like those who develop blood sugar disease… Continue Reading →

Fitness over the years: Tips for exercise according to your age

Never lose a chance to move – this is the message sent to Americans by the latest guidelines. Regular physical activity is necessary to maintain strength, avoid aches and reduce the risk of long-term illness. But the demands and limits… Continue Reading →

The best exercises for your age – according to science

Julie Broderick, Trinity College Dublin The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a variety of conditions, including cardiac disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should… Continue Reading →

Overdose deaths skyrocket among women of middle age

The drug crisis in America weighs heavily on a group you do not expect: middle-aged women. New report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that drug overdose deaths among women aged 30 to 64 have skyrocketed in… Continue Reading →

Lewis L. Judd, brain science lawyer, dies at age 88

Lewis Lund Judd was born in Los Angeles on February 10, 1930. He was the first of two sons of Dr. George Ezra Judd, an obstetrician-gynecologist, and Emmeline (Lund) Judd, a housewife. His younger brother, Howard, also a doctor, died… Continue Reading →

Peter Meldrum, who lost a fight against patented genes, dies at age 71

Mr. Meldrum married Catherine Marie Roper in 1970. She survives him, as does a son, Christopher; a brother, Daniel; and three grandsons. He created a venture capital company, Founder Founderand in 1991 joined Dr. Skolnick, a genetic researcher and professor… Continue Reading →

New age: dementia may never improve, but many patients can still learn

This approach may represent the future of the growing number of older adults with dementia worldwide. Drug trials to prevent or treat dementia have failed again and again. Although some future treatments have proven effective, millions of people and their… Continue Reading →

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