Researchers note a considerable rise in the number of fall-induced traumatic brain injuries in elderly patients since the 1970's. Future studies are required to better understand the reasons for the increased numbers and provide effective interventions to prevent injury.
Vocal training of older rats reduces some of the voice problems associated with aging, new research suggests. The findings could help treat people with presbyphonia.
A new study provides insights into the neural origins of hot flashes associated with menopause.
Researchers discover an unusual occupational hazard for teachers. Progressive speech and language problems are more prevalent in those who teach than those with Alzheimer's disease.
The connections between the right and left hemispheres of the brain strengthen during sleep for children. This strengthening could help brain functions mature, a new study suggests.
Sleep deprivation could contribute to the dysfunction of pancreatic cells. These functions may be exacerbated by aging, a new study reports.
According to a new study, middle aged men who consume more than 36 grams of alcohol per day could speed their memory loss by up to six years later in life.