FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their chances of developing the disease. “Dementia is a complicated disease and risk prediction scores need to be tailored to the individual,”Continue Reading

FRIDAY, May 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The more antibiotics that seniors take, the greater their risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a new study suggests. The findings could help explain some of the increase in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (common types of IBD) among older adults, according toContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — “Fill your plate up with colorful fruits and veggies for heart health.” Such customized reminder texts may help folks who have had one heart attack avoid a second one, according to a new study out of Australia. “Texts provided reminders and additional informationContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Coverage for eligible, necessary care is denied each year to tens of thousands of seniors with private Medicare Advantage plans, U.S. federal investigators say. In a report released Thursday, the team from the inspector general’s office of the U.S. Department of Health andContinue Reading