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Article ID: 717790

Low grip strength linked to impaired cognition, memory loss in older Americans

University of Michigan

For older Americans, poor handgrip may be a sign of impaired cognition and memory, a new study suggests.

Released:
21-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717738

UGA Researchers Provide First Evidence of Cellular Clocks in Single Cells

University of Georgia

Researchers provide evidence for the first time that individual cells have clocks.

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20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Free Rides Could Lead to Better Health Outcomes for Seniors

Article ID: 717689

Free Rides Could Lead to Better Health Outcomes for Seniors

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

A new study shows that older adults enthusiastically adopt on-demand rideshare technology options, which improves their access to medical care and overall quality of life. However, the cost of these services remain a challenge.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717677

Online Brain Games Can Extend in-Game ‘Cognitive Youth’ Into Old Age, UCI-Led Study Finds

University of California, Irvine

A University of California, Irvine-led study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals 50 years their junior. This is an increasingly valuable skill, given today’s daily information onslaught, which can divide attention and be particularly taxing for older adults.

Released:
19-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Snoring nose no limits

Article ID: 717588

Snoring nose no limits

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Snoring affects nearly 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women

Released:
19-Aug-2019 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717543

Want the Money Now or Later? It May Depend on Your Age

Cornell University

Imagine winning the lottery and having it pay out over a scheduled period of time. Would you want the largest payments right away? Or would you rather start small and save the biggest windfall for later?

Released:
15-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Newswise: Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members More Common Than Scams by Strangers

Article ID: 717476

Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members More Common Than Scams by Strangers

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers identified financial abuse of older adults by family members as the more common than scams by strangers

Released:
15-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Abnormal Blood Pressure in Middle And Late Life Influences Dementia Risk

Article ID: 717404

Abnormal Blood Pressure in Middle And Late Life Influences Dementia Risk

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a study that spanned two and a half decades and looked at data from more than 4,700 participants, Johns Hopkins researchers have added to evidence that abnormal blood pressure in midlife persisting into late life increases the likelihood of developing dementia. Although not designed to show cause and effect, the study suggests that maintaining a healthy blood pressure throughout life may be one way to help decrease one’s risk of losing brain function.

Released:
14-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 717444

Revealed: How our brain remembers the order of events

University of Warwick

For centuries understanding how the order of events is stored in memory has been a mystery. However, researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick have worked out how the order of events in memory could be stored and later recalled in the hippocampal memory system in the brain.

Released:
14-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Dementia care program improves mental health of patients, caregivers

Article ID: 717438

Dementia care program improves mental health of patients, caregivers

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A comprehensive dementia care program staffed by nurse practitioners working within a health system improves the mental and emotional health of patients and their caregivers.

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13-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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