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Long-term air pollution, noise, and structural measures of the Default Mode Network in the brain: Results from the 1000BRAINS cohort.

Nov 01, 2021

While evidence suggests that long-term air pollution (AP) and noise may adversely affect cognitive function, little is known about whether environmental exposures also promote structural changes in un...

Developing a person-centered, population based measure of "home time": Perspectives of older patients and unpaid caregivers.

Oct 25, 2021

Measuring "home time," number of days not in facility-based care, with medical claims is a promising approach to assess person-centered outcomes on a population level. Generally, spending more time at...

Age and sex differences in associations between self-reported health, physical function, mental function and mortality.

Oct 18, 2021

To explore how age and sex affect the impacts of self-rated health, self-reported physical activities, physical function, and depressive symptoms on long-term mortality among community-dwelling middle...

Telomerase-Positive Somatic Tissues of Honeybee Queens (Apis mellifera) Display No DNA Replication.

Oct 18, 2021

Telomere biology is closely linked to the process of aging. The restoration of telomere length by maintaining telome-rase activity in certain cell types of human adults allows for the proliferative ca...

Bronchiolar adenomas (BA) - A detailed radio-pathologic analysis of six cases and review of literature.

Oct 11, 2021

Bronchiolar adenomas (BAs)/ciliated muco-nodular papillary tumors (CMPTs), are small, peripheral lung nodules arising predominantly in the elderly that follow a benign course. They can be mistaken for...

Ghrelin, leptin and high-molecular-weight adiponectin in relation to depressive symptoms in older adults: Results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam.

Oct 04, 2021

Ghrelin, leptin and high-molecular-weight (HMW) adiponectin have been linked to depression in middle-aged adults. Pathophysiological mechanisms of depression change as age progresses and it is unclear...

Psychometric Properties of the Lasher and Faulkender Anxiety about Aging Scale (AAS) among Iranian Older Adults.

Sep 27, 2021

(1) Background: The older adult population of society is exposed to multiple stressors daily, such as the loss of loved ones, dysfunctional mobility, financial dependence, and suffering from numerous ...

Anti-damage effect of theaflavin-3'-gallate from black tea on UVB-irradiated HaCaT cells by photoprotection and maintaining cell homeostasis.

Sep 20, 2021

Keratinocytes are rich in lipids and are the main sensitive cells to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Theaflavins are the core functional components of black tea and are known as the "soft gold" in tea. In this...

Efficacy and safety of immune checkpoint inhibitors in elderly patients (≥70 years) with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Sep 20, 2021

Recent meta-analysis showed that immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have comparable activity between younger and older patients. However, little is known about efficacy and safety of ICI in elderly p...

The impact of aging on symptom prevalence and management in terminally ill patients with cancer.

Sep 13, 2021

With global population aging, the number of older patients with cancer is increasing. However, few data are available on palliative care for these patients.To evaluate differences in symptom prevalenc...

Helicopter parenting and depressive level among non-clinical Chinese college students: A moderated mediation model.

Sep 13, 2021

Helicopter parenting has been one of major contributing factors to depression, and the occurrence of severe depressive level has been increasing in college students. Based on self-determinant theory (...

The association between psychological distress and risk of incident functional disability in elderly survivors after the Great East Japan Earthquake: The mediating effect of lifestyle and bodily pain.

Sep 13, 2021

We previously reported that psychological distress was associated with an increased risk of functional disability. However, the mechanism of the association remains unclear. Our aim was to estimate th...

The role of executive functions in older adults' affective theory of mind.

Sep 06, 2021

Executive function (EF) has three subsystems: inhibition, updating, and shifting. Of these three, only inhibition is considered to be involved in affective theory of mind (ToM). This study investigate...

Role of age and sex on dual tasking using a treadmill desk while performing cognitive tests.

Sep 06, 2021

Treadmill desks have been used extensively to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary time in the work environment. However, dual tasking, such as simultaneously walking and performing a cog...

Older Adults & Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions

Aug 30, 2021

“Acute illnesses requiring hospitalization serve as a sentinel event, with many older adults requiring assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) upon discharge,” explains Cameron J. Gettel...

Intramuscular pressure of human tibialis anterior muscle detects age-related changes in muscle performance.

Aug 26, 2021

Intramuscular pressure (IMP) reflects forces produced by a muscle. Age is one of the determinants of skeletal muscle performance. The present study aimed to test whether IMP mirrors known age-related ...

Neck Circumference and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese Elderly Individuals: A Community-Based Cohort Study.

Aug 26, 2021

This study aimed to investigate whether neck circumference (NC) was associated with the incidence of type 2 diabetes in Chinese elderly individuals.A community-based cohort study was conducted on elde...

Comparison of older and middle-aged drivers' driving performance in a naturalistic setting.

Aug 23, 2021

There is a concern in the public domain about driving safety among older drivers due the increase in age-associated medical conditions. It is not known how these medical changes impact driving perform...

Actor and partner effects of self-rated health on life satisfaction among family caregiver couples.

Aug 19, 2021

This study examined the dyadic effects of self-rated health on the life satisfaction of family caregivers. The effects of the use of long-term care services were also explored to investigate whether s...

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Affect Specific Segments of the Intracranial Vasculature in High-Resolution (HR) Vessel Wall Imaging (VWI).

Aug 19, 2021

Luminal-based imaging have identified different risk factors for extracranial and intracranial atherosclerosis (ICAS), but these techniques are known to underestimate the true extent of the disease. H...