'Routine sense of smell tests could be used to spot signs of dementia' The Guardian reports
"Crosswords do not prevent dementia but can make your brain sharper to start off with," reports the Mail Online. The question of whether doing puzzles and problem-solving activities ...
"GPs should prescribe protein powders and weight lifting to pensioners to help reverse frailty," The Daily Telegraph reports.
'Millions of healthy people who take aspirin to ward off illness in old age are unlikely to benefit from the drug, a trial has found' The Guardian reports
'Statins not recommended for healthy pensioners over 75, new study finds' The Daily Telegraph reports
'Want a long life? Hang in there! Study claims our risk of death DROPS after 80 and plateaus when we reach 105 - but we still haven't reached our limit' reports the Mail Online.
"Elderly people should take probiotics to preserve their bones," claims the Mail Online, referring to a Swedish trial that gave supplements to a small group of women.
"'Surprising' study suggests exercise may make dementia worse," reports The Telegraph.
'Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals' BBC News reports