Geriatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with the general health and well-being of the elderly.

Category : Geriatrics

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More Evidence Links Gut Bacteria to Dementia

HONOLULU — Depletion of certain gut bacteria, and an elevated level of other bacteria, are associated with an increased risk for dementia, a new study suggests. "Although our study has numerous limitations, the results suggest that the gut microbiom...

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'Nest Egg' Vanishes, Death Risk Rises

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who lose their life savings may also lose years from their life, a new study suggests.Looking at more than 8,700 Americans older than 50, researchers found that those who lost most of their net...