Tag archive for ‘Aging’
By On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Researchers see promising results in treating age-related decline in muscle mass and power

A proof-of-concept, phase 2 trial by an international research team has found promising results for a myostatin antibody in treating the decline in muscle mass and power associated with aging. “Myostatin is More...

By and On Monday, December 21st, 2015

Baby Boomers Set Another Trend: More Golden Years In Poorer Health

REUTERS/Jim YoungDoctor Stephen Hippler speaks to patients Don and Ruthie Roth at his office in Peoria, Illinois, November 26, 2013. KHN — After the last of the baby boomers become fully eligible for Medicare, More...

By and On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Rising Obesity Puts Strain On Nursing Homes

Kaiser Health News — Obesity is redrawing the common imagery of old age: The slight nursing home resident is giving way to the obese senior, hampered by diabetes, disability and other weight-related ailments. More...

By On Friday, December 11th, 2015

A prescription to improve drug-related health among seniors

Getty Images We’re not getting any younger. According to Statistics Canada, close to one in four Canadians will be 65 or older by 2030. Advancing age leads to more medical problems. It’s not uncommon More...

By On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Older adults live independently longer when monitored by care team and technology

Home care Finding ways to help older adults “age in place” has been a focus of researchers at the University of Missouri for more than a decade. Now, a new study shows their work at TigerPlace, an independent More...

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