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July 14, 2014

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Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests.
Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia

Being physically active in middle age appears to help reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, suggest the findings from two new studies.
Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest

Eye tests could be used to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, two new studies suggest.
Health Tip: Getting a Massage?

While massage therapy can help ease various aches and pains, it's not appropriate for everyone.
Health Tip: Giving Children Chores

Establishing chores for children, even young ones, can teach the importance of being part of a team and helping out. It may also build self-esteem, experts say.
Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?

New research suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and that an inexpensive, low-tech smell test could spot who needs more extensive screening for dementia.
Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?

Older adults who enjoy mentally stimulating games may have bigger brains and sharper thinking skills than their peers, new research suggests.
Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds

Losing a spouse may be linked to multiple health issues, but dementia isn't one of them, according to a new study.
iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad.
Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar

Stress can slow a woman's metabolism and lead to weight gain, new research suggests.
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS

Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say.
Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study

Using a teaspoon or tablespoon to administer kids' medications can often lead to medication dosing errors, a new study reports.
High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia

New research suggests high blood pressure may not be all bad. Elevated levels might help to stave off mental decline among the extreme elderly, the study suggests.
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids

There's no way to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions won't increase the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, U.S. health advisers said Friday.
Health Highlights: July 14, 2014

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