Safe as houses no more as banks fear spike in bad loans
Senior bankers are facing the grim reality that some borrowers who deferred their loan repayments might not come out the other side.
2 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Workers in certain jobs face increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis
Workers in jobs that typically involve heavy lifting, frequent climbing, prolonged kneeling, squatting, and standing face an increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis.
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Study identifies a promising way to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease
Currently we are facing a dementia epidemic, estimations showing that by 2050 approximately 131 million people will be affected. Every 7 seconds a patient is diagnosed worldwide.
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Stand Tall-A Virtual Translation of the Otago Exercise Program
Background and Purpose: The Otago Exercise Program is effective at preventing falls and fall-related injuries. The resources and personnel required for program delivery and...
2 monthes ago - LWW
A Combined Nutrition and Exercise Intervention Influences Serum Vitamin B-12 and 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Bone Turnover of Healthy Chinese Middle-Aged and Older Adults
ABSTRACTBackgroundHong Kong faces several public health problems including malnutrition and osteoporosis. Considering the typical Chinese diet and overall low physical activity...
2 monthes ago - Nutrition
Police officer suspended on child exploitation material charges
The male senior constable, 46, will face court next month after being arrested, charged and released on conditional bail following investigations into his alleged conduct.
3 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Solomon Foundation's ‘Streets for Recovery'
A dilemma facing communities right now is how to reopen while keeping residents safe through physical distancing. In a time when we're required to maintain physical distance to...
3 monthes ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Q&A: Experts ‘distressed' about COVID-19's impact on immigrants
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected immigrants in the United States, and the disease causing even more difficulty for this population to access quality health...
3 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
3 Benefits of Getting Botox Injections
We all are familiar with the wrinkle-free and anti-aging perks of Botox, otherwise known as botulinum toxin; however, Botox has a variety of other benefits for those who get it...
3 monthes ago - Delray Plastic Surgery
Wearing Face Masks and Social Distancing Actually Work to Contain COVID-19, According to a New Study
The best practices for controlling an infectious disease like COVID-19 aren't easy to follow- keeping six feet apart from others , wearing face masks in public, and, if you're...
3 monthes ago - Time - 7 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Parkinson's Disease and COVID-19
There's no robust evidence that having Parkinson's disease increases susceptibility to COVID-19, or that COVID-19 confers a greater risk of Parkinson's disease. But there are...
Monitoring Blood Pressure Helps Reduce Falls in People With Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease patients have a sudden drop in blood pressure while standing, a condition known as orthostatic hypotension.
Can a Parkinson's Drug Treat Macular Degeneration?
More than 15% of Americans over age 70 have AMD, and 10% to 15% of those cases go on to develop the more severe wet macular degeneration, which can cause swift and complete...
Reproductive Life Span May Affect a Woman's Heart Risks
Women with a shorter time between menarche and menopause were at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke.
Chinese military drills in Taiwan Strait a backdrop to senior US visit
Taiwan's Liberty Times newspaper said Taiwan air force jets scrambled 17 times over four hours on Friday morning, warning the Chinese Air Force to stay away.
Molecular imaging probe reveals Alzheimer's-related γ-secretase in rodents...
Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a molecular imaging probe to reveal Alzheimer's disease -related γ-secretase in rodents and macaques with...
Researchers describe details of protein linked to genetically inherited...
In August, a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego published groundbreaking back-to-back studies describing unprecedented details of a protein linked to...
Two men lodge guilty pleas over Dally M betting scandal
The pair, who were senior executives at a startup software company which collated votes for several Dally M awards, will be sentenced next month.
Ophthalmic organizations request FDA reconsider moxifloxacin removal from...
Several major ophthalmic organizations requested the FDA reconsider its intention to remove moxifloxacin from the 503B bulk drug list, which identifies drug substances for...
Part-Time Jobs That are Perfect for Seniors
As we enter our senior years one of the best things to look forward to is retirement. Ah, at last, time to relax without working. That might be true for some people but others...