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Around the world in 400,000 years: The journey of the red foxAround the world in 400,000 years: The journey of the red fox

Study: New device can slow, reverse heart failureStudy: New device can slow, reverse heart failure

Are the world's religions ready for ET?Are the world's religions ready for ET?

Gut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intoleranceGut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intolerance

Recreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networksRecreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networks

Laying the groundwork for data-driven scienceLaying the groundwork for data-driven science

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Nature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologiesNature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologies

Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzleMissing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle

Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'

Geography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economyGeography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economy

Identified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonationIdentified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonation

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Aging Bulletin - August 2014 Archives


Nursing home care improves with culture change (8/29/2014)

Nursing homes that invest in 'culture change' can develop a more residential and less hospital-like feel. Culture change also allows residents and front-line care workers more of a say in how homes operate. A new study finds that the practice produces important benefits in quality of care, but only when the changes are implemented extensively. ...> Full Article


Daughters provide as much elderly parent care as they can, sons do as little as possible (8/22/2014)

Parents are better off having daughters if they want to be cared for in their old age suggests a new study, which finds that women appear to provide as much elderly parent care as they can, while men contribute as little as possible. ...> Full Article


Nurses driven mainly by a desire to help others are more likely to burn out (8/21/2014)

Nurses who are motivated primarily by the desire to help others, rather than by enjoyment of the work itself or the lifestyle it makes possible, are more likely to burn out on the job, University of Akron researchers say. ...> Full Article


Surprising number of older adults weathered the 'Great Recession' without financial strain (8/20/2014)

The 'Great Recession' may have put a dent in many older adults' pocketbooks, but a new study, which will be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, finds that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in 'financial strain' between 2006 and 2010. ...> Full Article


Why seniors don't eat: It's complicated (8/14/2014)

More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online tomorrow in Annals of Emergency Medicine ('Malnutrition Among Cognitively Intact, Non-Critically Ill Older Adults in the Emergency Department'). ...> Full Article


Poor hearing confines older adults to their homes (8/13/2014)

Vision and hearing problems reduce the active participation of older people in various events and activities. This was observed in two studies carried out by the Gerontology Research Center. ...> Full Article


Dementia risk quadrupled in people with mild cognitive impairment (8/12/2014)

In a long-term, large-scale population-based study of individuals aged 55 years or older in the general population researchers found that those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment had a four-fold increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease compared to cognitively healthy individuals. Several risk factors including older age, positive APOE-ɛ4 status, low total cholesterol levels, and stroke, as well as specific MRI findings were associated with an increased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment. ...> Full Article


Study: Link between vitamin D and dementia risk confirmed (8/11/2014)

In the largest study of its kind, researchers suggests that in older people, not getting enough vitamin D may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The study is published in the Aug. 6, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ...> Full Article


Rituals can help older people remember to take their asthma meds (8/6/2014)

Storing asthma medication in the bathroom and making it part of a daily routine may be helpful advice that doctors can give their older asthmatic patients who struggle to remember to take their daily prescribed medication. This advice comes from Alex Federman, senior author of a study which discusses how elderly asthmatics cope with taking their inhaled corticosteroid medication as prescribed. The findings appear in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, published by Springer. ...> Full Article


Older adults are at risk of financial abuse (8/4/2014)

Nearly one in every 20 elderly American adults is being financially exploited -- often by their own family members. This burgeoning public health crisis especially affects poor and black people. It merits the scrutiny of clinicians, policy makers, researchers, and any citizen who cares about the dignity and well-being of older Americans, says Dr. Janey Peterson, leader of the largest American studies ever on elder abuse, published by Springer in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. ...> Full Article


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