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Tech Talk: Can consumer wearables detect cognitive decline?-7317

Tech Talk: Can consumer wearables detect cognitive decline?

While it's well known that consumer-grade wearables generally are not as reliable as their research-grade counterparts when it comes to counting steps and monitoring vital signs, a new feasibility study by Apple, Eli Lilly and Evidation Health suggests that the sensors on devices such as iPhones, Apple watches and Beddit sleep monitors may capture enough data to spot mild cognitive impairment or dementia.

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NSAIDs may increase heart risks in people with osteoarthritis-7313

NSAIDs may increase heart risks in people with osteoarthritis

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are arguably the most commonly used drugs to quell the pain of osteoarthritis (OA).

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Health conditions

Coping strategy therapy helps family caregivers, saves money-7309

Coping strategy therapy helps family caregivers, saves money

A program developed in the UK that combines therapy and coping strategies for people who care for family members with dementia improved the caregivers' mental health for at least six years.

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Economics of aging

Resistance training empowers healthy aging: position paper-7304

Resistance training empowers healthy aging: position paper

A freely available position paper issued by a global expert panel and supported by the National Strength and Conditioning Association highlights the importance of resistance training for older adults to empower healthy aging.

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Health promotion

Consumer robots evolving: What you need to know-7300

Consumer robots evolving: What you need to know

Shipments of domestic aide robotics, including robot vacuums, mops and lawnmowers, are forecast to reach 47 million in 2024 from only 19 million in 2019.

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Stats: 46% of adults 70+ wrongly take daily aspirin-7296

Stats: 46% of adults 70+ wrongly take daily aspirin

Nearly half (46%) of US adults ages 70 and older who don't have heart disease nonetheless take aspirin daily, often without a doctor's recommendation, and despite the fact that current guidelines are against this practice.

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Health conditions

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