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Older adults underestimate HIV risk, forgo testing-6535

Older adults underestimate HIV risk, forgo testing

Older adults are missing out on HIV testing and are at risk as a result, researchers who analyzed data on age and ethnicity from nearly 1,000 respondents to the 2014 Get Tested Coachella Valley (California) Community Survey have found. Among the findings:

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Older adults can safely donate kidneys-6493

Older adults can safely donate kidneys

Carefully selected adults over age 60 can safely donate a kidney and experience few perioperative risks and no added risk of long-term kidney failure, a recent study shows.

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Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence-6481

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-6467

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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New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults-6447

New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults

In conjunction with May as Older Americans Month and the upcoming Pride Month in June, Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, hosted a press conference on May 21, 2018 to announce its final report for "OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" and its launch of a collaborative campaign to respond to concerns and recommendations raised by LGBT older adults, service providers, and stakeholders during its recent summit.

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Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel-6443

Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel

How older adults perceive their socioeconomic status (not their actual socioeconomic status) influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

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