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 Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later? Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts They aren't the same as medical decision makers in advanced directives, study notes Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400