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Osteoporosis increases dementia risk

A newly published large-scale study has found that osteoporosis significantly increases the risk of developing dementia. Osteoporosis literally means 'porous bones.' Osteoporosis weakens bones, raising the risk of fractures. It develops…

What are the symptoms of a UTI in older adults?

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial or fungal infection in part of the urinary system, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs are one of the most common infections in seniors, who can experience more…

High blood pressure may increase dementia risk

According to the latest research, having elevated blood pressure as an older adult predicts an increase in one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. The study authors also saw an increased risk of brain lesions. A new study looks at…

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