Common knee surgery doesn’t help older adults

Posted on July 30th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

Many older adults are getting surgery to remove damaged cartilage in the knee even though these operations may not help ease pain or improve mobility in people over 65, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers focused on a procedure known as arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, which involves shaving or cutting out damaged or torn tissue. Some previous […]

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One should include cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and sprouts in their daily diet because they are good for health and may also help prevent the hardening of neck arteries. According to a new study, consuming these veggies three or more times each day can prevent hardening of neck arteries in elderly women […]

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Eyesight problems may signal cognitive changes in older adults

Posted on July 27th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

Worsening vision in older adults may highlight problems with future cognitive functioning, says a new study done by the University of Miami. The findings also suggest that maintaining good vision through prevention and treatment of vision disorders may be a strategy to lessen age-related cognitive changes. For the study, published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, […]

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