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For people with no symptoms, cognitive screens may not be useful-4662

For people with no symptoms, cognitive screens may not be useful

The US Preventive Services Task Force is a volunteer panel of experts who rank the results of research studies according to defined criteria. The panel reviewed studies examining pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment to prevent, slow or reverse cognitive decline, and studies involving how sensitive cognitive screenings were.

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American Heart Association recommends 'paradigm' shift on unhealthy lifestyles-4520

American Heart Association recommends 'paradigm' shift on unhealthy lifestyles

Healthcare providers should treat unhealthy behaviors as aggressively as they treat high blood pressure, cholesterol and other heart-disease risk factors, according to a new American Heart Association (AHA) science advisory.

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Mobility is key to healthy aging, review suggests-4516

Mobility is key to healthy aging, review suggests

A clinical review by geriatricians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) finds that mobility limitations are a litmus test for healthy aging and urges primary care physicians to take a more aggressive role in ascertaining the mobility of older adults. The study was published recently in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, as part of its continuing series, “Care of the Aging Patient.”

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How much do we pay attention to health indicators?-3547

How much do we pay attention to health indicators?

Visits to a health practitioner are usually accompanied by some measurement, such as stepping on a scale for body weight or wearing a cuff for a blood pressure check. Levels of physical activity or servings of fruits and vegetables are widely publicized as indicators of a healthy lifestyle. Given that these health indicators are well known, do people pay attention when it’s their own health?

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Simple functional assessment indicates longevity-3477

Simple functional assessment indicates longevity

A functional assessment that involves a person getting down on the floor, sitting and then standing with the least amount of support, can indicate mortality, according to a study conducted in a clinic in Brazil. A video of the test shows how it is performed

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Two symptoms may indicate mild cognitive impairment-3083

Two symptoms may indicate mild cognitive impairment

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