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11/11/2013 Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory
In small study, older women with higher hormone levels didn't show memory decline
11/06/2013 Speaking Two Languages May Delay Dementia Symptoms
Study of case records found it staved off signs of the disease by more than four years
11/06/2013 Jury Still Out on Routine Mental Tests for Seniors, Panel Says
Until dementia treatments improve, there's no point, some experts say
11/04/2013 Mediterranean Diet May Help Women Live Longer, Healthier Lives
Study finds that following diet during middle age ups odds of living past 70 by 40 percent
10/30/2013 Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival
Low levels reflect weakness, increased vulnerability, study finds
10/30/2013 Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls
10/30/2013 Balance Training Seems to Prevent Falls by Elderly
Researchers base findings on review of 17 studies
10/25/2013 Brain-Imaging Drug Approved for Alzheimer's Detection
Vizamyl is used with PET scan to screen for signs of dementia
10/24/2013 Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Since some classes of meds had the effect but others didn't, more than just blood pressure may be at work
10/24/2013 Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors
Evidence review comparing stent placement to procedure called endarterectomy found mixed results
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