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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

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

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

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

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

Implanted Defibrillators Benefit Seniors: Study January 18, 2017

Nearly 80 percent of patients were alive 2 years after getting device that restores normal heart rhythm

Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementia January 18, 2017

But disorienting condition can be treated if recognized, researchers say

Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life January 17, 2017

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60 January 16, 2017

Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young January 09, 2017

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans January 09, 2017

Study found those who exercised one or two days a week saw gains similar to those who worked out regularly

U.S. Glaucoma Cases Expected to Surge by 2030 January 06, 2017

Routine eye exams the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say

More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain January 04, 2017

Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

Anti-Aging Process Rejuvenates Lab Mice: Study December 16, 2016

Researchers said they used gene manipulation to 'turn back the clock'

The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years December 14, 2016

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients December 12, 2016

In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly December 07, 2016

Such a test gives insight into neurological changes that make falls more likely, researchers say

Baby Boomers Going to Pot December 06, 2016

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia November 30, 2016

Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking November 30, 2016

Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears November 30, 2016

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

Never Too Old for a Mammogram? November 28, 2016

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists November 21, 2016

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

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