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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...
Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Artery Damage Seen in Some Teenage Smokers, Drinkers

By Ankur Banerjee (Reuters Health)  Teenagers who smoke or who binge on alcohol have signs of artery damage by age 17, a recent study shows Researchers found...
ople jog at the Doha Corniche, in Doha

A Quarter of Adults Are Too Inactive, Putting Health at Risk

By Kate Kelland (Reuters) More than a quarter of the world's adults - or 1.4 billion people - take too little exercise, putting them at...
Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Old Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults who take care of their heart may be less likely to develop dementia than people who don't focus on...