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Urination at night could lead to a higher risk of death

By Mike Webber - Published on Monday, 29 June 2009 12:12

A recent study led by doctors in Japan has produced results that indicate a link between waking up to urinate at night and a higher risk of death. The exact cause for the increase in mortality rate remains unknown, but the study shows that there is a connection.

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Sexual activity and health among seniors

By Marina Lowell - Published on Monday, 29 June 2009 12:09

A survey has been done recently to assess the prevalence of sexual activity, behaviors and problems in relation to health among people ages 57 to 85 years. This was the first comprehensive survey on the prevalence of sexual activity among older adults in America.

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Alzheimer's can be predicted by young adults brain activity

By Marina Lowell - Published on Monday, 29 June 2009 12:05

Scientists from the University of Oxford and Imperial College London did a new brain imaging study, and they found that young adults show changes in their brain activity decades before any symptoms appear. This study may provide clues as to why certain people develop Alzheimer's, and it could lead to a diagnostic test that will identify individuals at risk at an early age.

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