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Oral health linked to risk of frailty-6179

Oral health linked to risk of frailty

A study of 1,622 British men ages 71 to 92 found that having fewer than 21 teeth, complete tooth loss, fair-to-poor self-rated oral health, dry mouth, difficulty eating and multiple oral health problems were associated with a greater likelihood of being frail.

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Combine cognitive and physical activities to improve ADLs-6082

Combine cognitive and physical activities to improve ADLs

Both physical activity and cognitive activity are approaches to fostering healthy aging.

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Inactivity plus lifestyle risks equal more chronic conditions-6036

Inactivity plus lifestyle risks equal more chronic conditions

Would the lifestyle factors of physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol intake, body mass index or fruit and vegetable consumption lead to one or more chronic health conditions?

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Try yoga for low back pain-6012

Try yoga for low back pain

Low back pain is felt by about 80% of adults at some time in their lives (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke).

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Stats: By year 2060, possible 73 million with hearing loss in US-5982

Stats: By year 2060, possible 73 million with hearing loss in US

Over the next 43 years, the number of US adults 20 years and older with hearing loss could reach 73.5 million, according to projections based on the current rate of hearing loss and estimated increases in the US population.

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Chronic pain may indicate risk of falls-5472

Chronic pain may indicate risk of falls

Levels of chronic musculoskeletal pain were assessed for 295 people, average age 77 years. The falls they experienced were counted over 12 months.

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