Environmental scientists argue that societies should embrace population aging and decrease. They cite multiple reports of the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of population aging, mortality-related decrease, and shrinking workforces due to retirement and maintain that, contrary to some economic analyses, costs associated with aging societies are manageable, while smaller populations make for more sustainable societies.
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The first large US study of cognition in older breast cancer patients found that within the first two years after diagnosis and treatment, most women do not experience cancer-related cognitive problems.
Exercising at least three times a week for six months reduced stress in a group of family caregivers and even appeared to lengthen a small section of their chromosomes that is believed to slow cellular aging.
Changes in the structure of the skin and the lymphatic system that occur with the natural aging process create permissive conditions for melanoma metastasis.
Up to half of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) use a psychotropic drug, and one in five uses two or more psychotropics concomitantly, according to a new study.
A new poll shows that only a small percentage of people in their 50s and early 60s have had their DNA tested — either for medical reasons, to learn their ancestry or out of curiosity — but far more have an interest in getting tested. However, that desire to know more about their disease risk or heritage comes with a caveat: two-thirds said genetic testing could lead them to worry too much about their future health.
Experts are examining the link between impaired vision, hearing, and cognition.
Maintaining positive thoughts and feelings through intervention programs can help patients achieve better overall outcomes when it comes to their cardiovascular health, according to a review article.