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American Geriatrics Society

Adults not as safe from pneumonia as previously thought

Since pneumonia is a major cause of death for older adults, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the links.

25 Apr 2018 5:19 PM

Slower walking can lead to Dementia: Study

People who had a poorer ability to think and make decision were also more likely to be diagnosed with dementia.

24 Mar 2018 3:42 PM

Poor oral health ups frailty risk in older adults

Researchers analysed 1,622 older men with complete tooth loss, dry mouth and cumulative oral health problems.

23 Dec 2017 10:37 AM

Outgoing oldies live longer

The study's investigators noted that getting outside of one's home provides numerous opportunities for engagement with the world outside.

26 Nov 2017 9:01 AM

Popping heartburn pills doesn't up dementia risk

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medicines commonly prescribed to treat acid-related digestive problems.

22 Nov 2017 12:12 PM

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