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Dental care in early dementia may curb problems later-6263

Dental care in early dementia may curb problems later

Providing thorough preventive dental care when an individual is diagnosed with early stage dementia may reduce the risk of dental disease before cognitive decline takes hold, researchers in the UK suggest.

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Stats: 12 million ED visits for people 45+ with diabetes-6254

Stats: 12 million ED visits for people 45+ with diabetes

There were an estimated 12 million emergency department (ED) visits by people with diabetes ages 45 and over in 2015, the latest year for which data are available, according a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additional findings:

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Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia-6211

Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia

It is generally accepted that hearing loss may play a role in social isolation, depression, lower quality of life and other adverse mental health conditions; however, there is little robust research to back up such associations.

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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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