HealthDay News: Aging
Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's
A blood test has been
developed that can predict with 90 percent certainty whether a
senior will suffer from dementia such as Alzheimer's disease within
the next few years, researchers report.
Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
Doctors in the United
States are writing more prescriptions for sedatives than ever
before, and the frequent use of these powerful drugs in combination
with narcotic painkillers may be causing medication-related deaths,
a new study suggests.