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A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study August 15, 2017

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Caring for Aging Parents August 08, 2017

When you need help to help them

Health Tip: One of Three Adults Gets Shingles August 08, 2017

It's the same virus that causes chickenpox in kids

Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study August 07, 2017

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat August 07, 2017

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength August 04, 2017

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

As World's Population Ages, Blindness Rates Likely to Grow August 03, 2017

Study of 188 countries finds burden of impaired vision falls hardest on developing nations

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors August 02, 2017

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging July 26, 2017

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital July 21, 2017

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia? July 17, 2017

Regular puzzlers score better on tests of mental function, study finds

Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose? July 12, 2017

Study suggests older tribe members may have pulled the 'night shift' to watch for danger

How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's July 10, 2017

A few bad nights might not hurt, but chronic sleep problems may be cause for concern, researcher says

Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise July 07, 2017

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

For Many, Friends Are Key to Happiness in Old Age June 29, 2017

These relationships may even outstrip family when it comes to well-being, study suggests

Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life? June 29, 2017

Lifestyle choices may explain why gifted kids tend to outlive their peers, study suggests

Slowed Walking, Shrinking Brain? June 29, 2017

Seniors whose pace dropped showed shrinkage in brain region linked to memory, spatial orientation

Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study June 28, 2017

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood June 26, 2017

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk June 05, 2017

Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives June 02, 2017

Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year June 02, 2017

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old? May 30, 2017

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years May 26, 2017

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span? May 22, 2017

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them May 19, 2017

Study finds many still prescribed long-term disease-preventing medications

Smiling Adds Years, But Not in a Good Way, Study Finds May 16, 2017

A grin puts wrinkles around the eyes that make you look two years older, but there's a youthful look in surprise

Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span May 15, 2017

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds May 09, 2017

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair May 08, 2017

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

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