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Dementia risk increased in female vets with brain injury, PTSD

Dementia Risk Increased in Female Vets with Brain Injury, PTSD

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Female military veterans with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression are more likely to develop dementia later in life...
Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...
Too many people missing out on health benefits of golf, some experts say

Too Many People Missing Out on Health Benefits of Golf, Some...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Playing golf is associated with better strength and balance, a sharper mind, a lower risk of heart disease and a...
Untreated hearing loss tied to cognitive decline in older adults

Untreated Hearing Loss Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  While age-related hearing loss has long been linked to cognitive decline, a UK study suggests hearing aids may help minimize the...
Irregular heart beat tied to increased risk for dementia

Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Increased Risk for Dementia

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Having a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AF) may raise an individual's risk of developing dementia, but treating...
Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

Baby-Aspirin Risks Overwhelm Benefits in Healthy Elderly

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  In healthy elderly people who never had a heart attack, the widespread practice of taking a baby aspirin every day may...