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Population of HIV-infected older adults soars-6148

Population of HIV-infected older adults soars

Close to half of all people with HIV in developed countries are older adults, and that number is poised to increase to 70% by 2020, according to a presentation at the American Psychological Association's annual convention.

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Poor sleep not a normal part of aging-6123

Poor sleep not a normal part of aging

Sleep doesn't come easily for nearly half of older adults in the US, and more than a third have resorted to medication to help them doze off at night, according to the latest national poll on healthy aging, which surveyed 1,065 people ages 65 to 80.

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Report: Negative attitudes about aging impact health-6109

Report: Negative attitudes about aging impact health

The Gerontological Society of America has published an AARP-sponsored supplement issue of The Gerontologist devoted solely to attitudes and stereotypes about aging.

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Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks-6105

Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks

People who experience a wide range of positive emotions - dubbed "emodiversity" - seem to have lower levels of inflammation in their system, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to a recent study conducted in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Positive view of aging may soften money worries-6083

Positive view of aging may soften money worries

People with low incomes, limited social networks and low levels of physical activity can be at a disadvantage as they age.

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Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media-6055

Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media

Using a new software developed to analyze comments on social media, researchers found that among private users of Twitter accounts, 51% of 31,150 tweets made thoughtless or demeaning statements about people with dementias and Alzheimer's disease.

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