Tag: older adults

No Effect on Elective Heart Surgery Result in Seniors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among older adults who underwent elective coronary and aortic valve surgery during influenza seasons, “no consistent associations” were seen between...

Vision Impairment Tied to Less Use of Cancer Screenings by Older Adults

(Reuters Health) – Older adults with vision impairment are less likely to receive recommended breast and colon cancer screenings than peers without vision problems, a...

Loneliness Spikes In Older Adults During Pandemic

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The constraints of the coronavirus pandemic have many more older adults feeling...

Insufficient Evidence for Routine Hearing Loss Screening in Older Adults: USPSTF

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There is not enough evidence to recommend for or against screening for hearing loss in asymptomatic adults ages 50 and...

Visual Impairment Tied to Increased Dementia Risk in Older Women

(Reuters Health) – Older women with objective visual impairment are likely to develop dementia or mild cognitive impairment, a secondary analysis of data from the...