July 22, 2014: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

July 16, 2014: Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

July 15, 2014: Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

July 15, 2014: Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

July 15, 2014: Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

July 15, 2014: Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

July 14, 2014: Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

July 14, 2014: High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

July 14, 2014: Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

July 14, 2014: Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
Social support might be the key, researcher says

July 09, 2014: Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 25, 2014: Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

June 23, 2014: Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

June 16, 2014: Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

June 11, 2014: Medication Safety Essential For Seniors
Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

June 06, 2014: Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

June 03, 2014: Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

June 03, 2014: First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly
Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

May 28, 2014: Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study
Researchers found older white trauma patients were 20 percent more likely to die

May 28, 2014: Health Tip: Seniors Need Preventive Care
Here's what's recommended

May 28, 2014: 1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care
Sickest patients at greatest risk, researchers say

May 20, 2014: Exercise Aids in Stroke Recovery
Regular activity, such as walking, afterwards improves memory and quality of life, suggest experts

May 15, 2014: Purposeful Life Might Be a Longer Life
Those who had activities, people they cared about were more likely to be alive at end of 14-year study

May 12, 2014: Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer
Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

May 05, 2014: Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts
Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

May 02, 2014: One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study
Not eating enough raises risk of host of health problems, researcher says

May 01, 2014: When Older Adults Consider Suicide, Depression May Not Be Main Reason
Study suggests health, money, family problems more likely to trigger troubling thoughts

May 01, 2014: Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC
Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

April 29, 2014: Health Tip: Keeping Seniors on Their Feet
Choose the right shoes

April 28, 2014: A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter
Study suggests that humor helps improve recall, reduces stress hormone

April 24, 2014: Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk
Researchers conclude there isn't enough evidence to support supplement use

April 23, 2014: Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study
Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

April 18, 2014: Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

April 16, 2014: Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

April 11, 2014: Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

April 09, 2014: Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

April 04, 2014: Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

April 04, 2014: Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

April 02, 2014: Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

March 26, 2014: Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors
Panel says benefits unproven, but Alzheimer's experts say early detection is important

March 21, 2014: For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key
Study looked at health, 'positivity' and other traits in older couples

March 20, 2014: Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

March 19, 2014: Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines
Biggest jump in cholesterol-lowering drugs would be among men over 60, study estimates

March 19, 2014: Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report
And those over 60 twice as likely to get the brain disease than breast cancer

March 18, 2014: Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
But seniors' lives aren't really affected, and certain treatments can reverse condition, experts say

March 18, 2014: More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests
Older adults with greater muscle mass had a lower risk of death during study period

March 17, 2014: Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?
Small study tied higher levels of stress hormone to less well-being in older adults