Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Aging Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Aging from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:00:00 -0400 Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly 'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400 When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds Largest increase reported among wealthier families Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Settling Back-to-School Nerves Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400