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Penn-Coordinated Study Confirms Long-Term Benefit of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Half of patients had 20/40 vision or better after five years of treatment with Avastin or Lucentis ...

Elderly women more likely to be overprescribed prescription drugs: UBC study

Nearly one in three B.C. women over age 65 received inappropriate prescription medicines in 2013, according to a UBC study. One in ...

Decreasing falls in elderly just a step away

Trips and falls that are so common and costly among the elderly could be reduced with special shoe insoles invented at Victoria University. ... Full story

Immigrant finds a home providing homes for elderly

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC ... Full story

A vitamin that stops the aging process of organs

By administering nicotinamide riboside to elderly mice, EPFL researchers restored their organs’ ability to regenerate and prolonged their lives. This method has potential for treating a number of degenerative diseases. ... Full story

Tropical Plant Called Moringa Shows Promise in Health, Anti-Aging Products

Rutgers professor is on the front lines of finding healthful compounds in plants around the world ... Full story

Eight Things You Should Know About Aging

Aging itself is not a disease. ... Full story

Mobility Assessment Tool May Help Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes for Older Adults

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A quick, reliable and cost-effective mobility assessment tool may help to identify elderly patients at risk for adverse post-surgery outcomes, according to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers. ... Full story

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