July 24, 2014: Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

July 23, 2014: Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too
Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report

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 17, 2014: Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe

July 17, 2014: Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Economy, rewarding work have motivated baby boomer nurses to stay on the job, research suggests

July 16, 2014: Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

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: A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

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 14, 2014: Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

July 14, 2014: Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

July 14, 2014: Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?
Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

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

July 08, 2014: Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

July 08, 2014: 1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study
Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

July 03, 2014: Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study
Doing so creates strongest family bond, researcher explains

July 03, 2014: Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

July 02, 2014: If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

July 02, 2014: Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

July 01, 2014: Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

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 28, 2014: Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury
Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

June 27, 2014: Dance Those Cares Away!
Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

June 26, 2014: Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family
Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

June 25, 2014: Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

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 22, 2014: Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe
Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

June 20, 2014: Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness
Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

June 19, 2014: U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

June 18, 2014: Docs Uncomfortable Judging Patients' Competency to Carry Guns
Many don't feel qualified to make those decisions, study finds

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

June 16, 2014: After Death of a Spouse, Friends Might Help More Than Relatives
Family relationships can feel obligatory, not reduce stress, researcher explains

June 16, 2014: Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study
They faced a death rate nearly twice as high as soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, researchers report

June 12, 2014: Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

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

June 09, 2014: Did Violence Shape Evolution of the Human Face?
New research suggests that hands became big enough to form fists at same time as facial structure changed

June 06, 2014: Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues
Risk of PTSD was greatest threat after a traumatic loss, researchers report

June 06, 2014: Spats, Conflicts Can Raise a Woman's Blood Pressure
But study found negative social interactions didn't affect men, older women

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

June 06, 2014: Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found