geriatric medicine

Two guilty on some counts in Anna Nicole Smith drug case


October 29th, 2010 - 5:27 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A jury on Thursday reached verdict in the drug trial against two physicians and a lawyer in relation to the accidental overdose death of Anna Nicole Smith.The ... Read more...

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Low Levels Of Testosterone Associated With Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reveals


October 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The levels of testosterone has a role to play in the development of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has divulged. The research that was conducted by ... Read more...

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Study: Low Testosterone linked to Alzheimer’s disease


October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A team of research scientists have found that older men with lower levels of the sex hormone testosterone were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.John E. Morley, a physician and head of ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could lead to Alzheimer’s


October 6th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Older men with low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, are more prone to Alzheimer's disease, revealed a new study."Having low testosterone may make you more vulnerable ... Read more...

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Oz baby boomers still enjoy healthy sex life


September 5th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 5 (ANI): Old age hasn't stopped Aussie baby boomers to enjoy a healthy sex life.A new survey has revealed that 40 per cent of men aged 75 to 79 said ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle can keep dementia at bay


August 29th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Physical activity, non-smoking, social engagements and mental stimulation cut down the risk of dementia, a new study says. "What's interesting is that these lifestyle changes ... don't just have ... Read more...

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Statins have no role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease


April 15th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Statins, the most successful class of cholesterol-lowering medicines, have no role in preventing Alzheimer's Disease (AD), according to a new review of studies.Statins includes medications like atorvastatin (Lipitor) ... Read more...

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Excessive weight loss should be seen as a wasting disease, says expert


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A Saint Louis University physician is concerned that doctors are not taking proper steps to pick up on problems with excessive weight loss, scientifically known as cachexia, ... Read more...

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A small glass of wine a day could keep dementia at bay, at least for women


December 29th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Drinking a small glass of wine a day could delay the onset of dementia in women, according to a new study.Dementia is a degenerative condition that affects ... Read more...

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Now, a robotic dog that eases loneliness like a real pooch


February 26th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): For those who cant look after their pet dog but would love to keep one, Sony has manufactured a doggie robot, Aibo, which is almost similar to real ... Read more...

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Doc advises spontaneous physical fun to stay young


November 18th, 2007 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): If you are willing to stay young, just add some sizzle, such as dancing, drinking wine and eating chocolate, to your lifestyle, according to a new book.John Morley, ... Read more...

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