New research in the United States explains that the location of patients who wish to receive elective surgery may determine whether or not they receive treatment.
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Much higher than originally believed, many replacement patients were still active to perform activities like walking without much trouble.
Hearing loss, a typical symptom of aging, may increase the risks of experiencing dementia if it remains untreated.
Throughout the United States, around 12,000 individuals signed up for the plan, and predictions indicate around 300,000 individuals in the program by the year 2014.
Touch screen devices and monitoring systems were created to help senior citizens receive assistance at home and to create an easier way to call if an emergency occurs.
A new French study discovered that higher risks of memory loss in elderly people may be attributed to obesity, high blood pressure, and various risk factors of a condition called metabolic syndrome.
Clostridium difficile is an intestinal infection that is more lethal for elderly people.
New research from the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism has just been published explaining how a new treatment for osteoporosis may lead to an extension of life.
A new study explains that basic physical exercise as adults age may help counter the negative effects aging has on the brain and may also help improve memory.