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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Seniors Health:Why older people get more tendon injury ♦ Housework keeps older adults more physically, emotionally fit, ♦ Half of older adults in US now taking aspirin

Half of older adults in US now taking aspirin, Slightly more than half of the older adults in the United States are now taking a daily dose of aspirin, The findings suggest that tens of millions of Americans have reviewed the issues involved, often discussed it with their doctors
Housework keeps older adults more physically, emotionally fit, Older adults who keep a clean and orderly home -- because of the exercise it takes to get the job done -- tend to feel emotionally and physically better after tackling house chores
Genetics overlap found between Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular risk factors Genetic overlap between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors -- high levels of inflammatory C-reactive protein (CRP) and plasma lipids or fats -- has been identified by researchers. The findings suggest the two cardiovascular phenotypes play a role in AD risk and perhaps offer a new avenue for potentially delaying disease progression
Clues to why older people get more tendon injuries New research into how tendons age has found that the material between tendon fiber bundles stiffens as it gets older and that this is responsible for older people being more susceptible to tendon injuries

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