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Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines April 28, 2017

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors April 27, 2017

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die April 27, 2017

An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory April 25, 2017

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable April 24, 2017

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces April 17, 2017

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk? April 11, 2017

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study April 10, 2017

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret? April 04, 2017

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time March 31, 2017

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study March 31, 2017

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women March 29, 2017

Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' March 28, 2017

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice March 23, 2017

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer? March 22, 2017

Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds March 16, 2017

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity? March 14, 2017

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing March 08, 2017

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms March 07, 2017

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060 March 02, 2017

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help March 02, 2017

High-quality digital devices provide 'significant benefit' to older Americans, study finds

Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis March 01, 2017

Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50 March 01, 2017

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years February 28, 2017

People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

Live Healthy, Live Longer February 24, 2017

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? February 22, 2017

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? February 22, 2017

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030 February 22, 2017

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain February 20, 2017

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight February 02, 2017

NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly

Health Tip: Strength Training Is For Seniors, Too February 01, 2017

How it may help older people

Premature or Early Menopause More Likely in Women Without Kids: Study January 25, 2017

Odds also greater if monthly periods started at 11 or younger, researchers say

Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains January 25, 2017

Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster January 18, 2017

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

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