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People are living longer despite care inequalities

Senior Medical News - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 09:00
A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) examines global life expectancies and access to health services across the world.

Syncing brain waves may fight age-related memory problems

Senior Medical News - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 09:00
Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this issue?

How does oxidative stress affect the body?

Senior Medical News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:00
Oxidative stress can damage cells and occurs when there is an excess of free radicals. The body produces free radicals during normal metabolic processes but also produces antioxidants to neutralize them. Long-term oxidative stress can contribute to aging and may play a role in a number of conditions. Learn more here.

How 1 hour of brisk walking can benefit people with osteoarthritis

Senior Medical News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:00
A new study investigates the impact of 1 weekly hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on disability in people with knee osteoarthritis.
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