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Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society

... early onset Alzheimer's begins to affect the baby boomer generation. Today, one in 17 Americans suffer from a serious mental illness, the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for people 15 to 44 years old, according to the National Institute on Mental Health. New brain research during the initiative,...

Advances in brain research poised to dramatically change society

... early onset Alzheimer's begins to affect the baby boomer generation. What if we could manage Alzheimer's disease with targeted treatments in a similar manner to how HIV is treated" One in 17 Americans currently suffer from a serious mental illness, the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for people 1...

$30 million boost to dementia research

...ion is projected to quicken after 2010,as the baby boomer generation starts to reach age 65. "It is clear there is no time to lose if we are to tackle the dementia epidemic. As baby boomers enterthe age of greatest risk, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will become the public health crisisof the 21st...

New study links higher income with lower disability rates

...y over the past two decades, the aging of the baby boomer generation means that the sheer number of people with disabilities is going to increase. "There are now almost 8,000 people turning 60 every day in the U.S.," said Minkler. "It's therefore important for us to understand all of the factors that affe...

New study into Australia ageing gracefully

...odel of the health and social outcomes of the baby boomer and older cohorts. "The simulation will allow for evaluation of the impact of modifying risk factors, and costs associated with different trajectories of health and ageing," Associate Professor Anstey said. "For example, we will be able to model t...

University of Kentucky Gill Heart researchers study abdominal aortic aneurysms

As the baby boomer generation races toward Medicare eligibility, a ne...is possible that today's crop of 50-something baby boomer men may have an answer to abdominal aneurysm treatment by the time they qualify for the Medicare-app...

A little household help may reduce health-care costs among elderly

...ove the quality of life for the generation of baby boomer Americans, many of whom will need some form of care within the next decade. "We're talking about helping people stay relatively independent as long as possible," she said. "That's what many elderly people and their younger family members desire." San...

Shrinking brains but healthy memory - does brain matter matter?

...out there - and probably better news for the baby boomer women who show no evidence of brain shrinkage over this short period of time". The ANU researchers conducted a combination of MRI scans and surveys of 446 people in their 60's in Canberra and Queanbeyan. Their findings are the latest from the PATH T...

Study agrees, just do it!

...hem age more successfully." At this point in time, boomer men are also be less active in their leisure time than boomer women, largely due to being tired from their jobs. "They have noticed their pot bellies growing form...

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