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  • What to know about peptides for health
    on October 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here.

  • MCI: Should memory tests score males and females differently?
    on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    A new study finds that testing memory with sex-specific scores could lead to more females and fewer males receiving a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis.

  • Dementia: Brain mapping method may predict progression
    on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 am

    New research shows how frontotemporal dementia progresses and enables scientists to accurately predict how the condition will spread.

  • What to know about delirium
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental function. It often affects older adults or people experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Learn more here.

  • Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease
    on October 13, 2019 at 7:00 am

    A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most.

  • Slow walking speed in midlife linked with faster aging
    on October 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

    A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.

  • Aging and cancer: A surprising two way relationship
    on October 4, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Although aging is the greatest risk factor for cancer, a recent study demonstrates how aging cells might, paradoxically, hinder cancer progression.

  • What to know about sagging testicles
    on October 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

    As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here.

  • 6 ways to tighten loose skin
    on October 3, 2019 at 6:00 am

    There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here.

  • 95% of people think they could develop dementia with age
    on September 30, 2019 at 7:00 am

    A large scale global study from ADI and the London School of Economics and Political Science examines the attitudes of people toward dementia.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.