Arthritis is common in individuals with varying degrees of depression, according to a new International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry study.
Persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are more often hospitalized after antibiotic initiation than people without AD, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The risk of hospitalization was 40 per cent higher for persons with Alzheimer’s disease. The findings were published in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Are wrinkles just an inevitable consequence of ageing, or could they signal something more sinister?
According to research presented at the ESC Congress 2018, the annual conference of the European Society of Cardiology (1), people who have lots of deep forehead wrinkles, more than is typical for their age, may have a higher risk of dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
A recent study conducted in the University of Jyväskylä suggests that resistance training improves exercise motivation and contributes to making exercise planning among older adults. Exercise motivation and exercise self-efficacy are key factors in continuing resistance training.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are also seen in the early stages of dementia, according to a study published in the European Respiratory Journal .
The results of a study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest that gout is associated with a 17-20% higher risk of dementia in the elderly.1