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Altered blood flow in the brain due to high blood pressure and other conditions may lead to falls in elderly people, according to a recent study.
Researchers followed 419 people age 65 or older. Ultrasound tests were used to measure brain blood flow response to carbon dioxide levels, a standard test of blood vessel function in the brain. Walking ...
A recent pilot study has found that regular
use of ''exergames''--video games, like Nintendo Wii, that combine entertainment with
exercise--can improve symptoms of subsyndromal depression (SSD) in seniors.
SSD is much more
common than major depression in seniors, and is associated with substantial suffering,