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USPSTF updates osteoporosis screening recommendations-6485

USPSTF updates osteoporosis screening recommendations

In its new update, the US Preventive Services Task Force continues to recommend screening for osteoporosis using bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65 and older.

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Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence-6478

Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence

A study of men (mean age, 69) who ultimately had surgery for stress urinary incontinence revealed that the average patient waited close to three years before doing anything about the disorder, and one-third of the 572 men studied waited more than five years.

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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6469

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Physical activity resources loaded with jargon-6465

Physical activity resources loaded with jargon

Web page articles and other written materials designed to encourage physical activity are often too difficult to be easily read and understood by most US adults, limiting their effectiveness, researchers say.

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Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI-6450

Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) showed significant improvement with certain complex thinking and memory skills after exergaming, researchers report.

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How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?-6441

How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?

People with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercise an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for about an hour each session may improve their thinking skills, according to a new review of the literature.

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