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FG will implement the inclusion of older people in health insurance to achieve UHC

The Federal Government is set to implement the inclusion of older people in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) under the cover of “leaving no one behind”, as it is carefully studied. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, in his remarks during the second presentation of the report …

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Combined cognitive and physical training helps restore older adults’ attention skills to young adult levels

A new study has found promising results for a combined physical and cognitive fitness intervention designed to improve neuroplasticity in older adults. Using a motion-capture video game, the intervention appeared to remedy age-related lapses in attention. The results were published in the journal npj Aging. With age, cognitive abilities naturally decline. But there is evidence …

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Half of young primary care doctors burn out, older doctors plan to leave the profession: survey

Half of young primary care doctors burn out, older doctors plan to leave the profession: survey

The story at a glance In the United States, younger primary care physicians report increased levels of burnout and emotional distress. Those who reported these mental health issues were more likely to say the quality of care they provided declined during the pandemic. Forty-five percent of American doctors over the age of 55 plan to …

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Nutrition benefits could be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline, according to a new study.

Use of government food benefits may slow cognitive aging in eligible older adults, study finds

Nutritional benefits may be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline, according to a new study. (Alex Segre, Alamy) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON — Nutritional benefits may be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Neurology, found that eligible …

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