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Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in MenFebruary 04, 2016

Males made greater gains than women, study says

Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a ThirdFebruary 03, 2016

Senescent cells linked to inflammation, researchers say

Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: StudyFebruary 03, 2016

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a PassengerFebruary 03, 2016

Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer'sFebruary 02, 2016

Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

U.S. Gun-Related Murder Rate 25 Times Higher Than Other NationsFebruary 02, 2016

Americans face 10-fold greater risk of dying by firearm violence, study finds

For Super Bowl Fans, Flu Can Be an Unwanted CatchFebruary 02, 2016

Study finds spike in deaths among seniors who live in areas with teams in the game

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure LaterFebruary 02, 2016

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher in Middle AgeFebruary 01, 2016

Study found marijuana linked to slight drop in ability to memorize list of 15 words

Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

Older, Sicker Patients Admitted to Hospitals on Weekends, Study SaysFebruary 01, 2016

This could contribute to higher death rate between Friday, Monday

Combative Patients a Hazard for ParamedicsJanuary 31, 2016

Study shows assault rate much higher than for firefighters

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?January 29, 2016

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: StudyJanuary 28, 2016

Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia

More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun RatesJanuary 28, 2016

Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest

Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's TreatmentJanuary 27, 2016

High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the ColdJanuary 27, 2016

U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

Suicide Risk Rises Among Family, Friends of Suicide Victims: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Social stigma can isolate those who are grieving, researcher explains

After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants HelpJanuary 26, 2016

Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity TreatmentsJanuary 22, 2016

Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

As Winter Storm Targets Eastern U.S., Tips for Stepping Out SafelyJanuary 22, 2016

Try footwear with good traction and walking carefully with low center of gravity, expert suggests

Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke PatientsJanuary 22, 2016

Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

Majority of Americans Supports 'Smart' Guns, Survey RevealsJanuary 21, 2016

Finding counters claims there is no market for childproof weapons, researchers say

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer ScreeningsJanuary 21, 2016

Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study SuggestsJanuary 21, 2016

Patients and physicians should consider overall health before elective procedures, researchers say

Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer NowJanuary 21, 2016

Death rates for the oldest old have been dropping since 2008, CDC report finds

Computer-Based Test Aims to Predict Dementia RiskJanuary 21, 2016

It's not valid for people older than 80, and more research is needed before it could be used

Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study FindsJanuary 20, 2016

For adults, mild thinking and memory problems that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say

Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer PatientsJanuary 19, 2016

Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: ResearchersJanuary 19, 2016

Medications can block absorption of the vitamin, causing mental harms

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Family issues, emotional turmoil likely at play as well, experts say

U.S. Ban on Gun Research Continues Despite Deadly ShootingsJanuary 18, 2016

Crucial questions about firearms safety, training and injuries remain unanswered, experts say

Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for YearsJanuary 15, 2016

Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for SeniorsJanuary 15, 2016

Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests

For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study SuggestsJanuary 14, 2016

Researchers found those who woke up the most were more likely to have hardening of brain arteries

Health Tip: Be a Healthier FamilyJanuary 13, 2016

All members should stay active

Dementia Drug May Lower Risk of Falls Among Parkinson's PatientsJanuary 13, 2016

Those who took rivastigmine in study were 45 percent less likely to have an accident

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Changing mindset that fighting is sometimes OK could help avert violence, researchers say

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term HealthJanuary 08, 2016

For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

Health Tip: Coping With Alzheimer's DiseaseJanuary 08, 2016

Suggestions that don't involve medication

Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly WomenJanuary 07, 2016

New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

Single Parents Struggle Most to Get a Good Night's Sleep: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

New data also shows moms most likely to suffer from lack of shuteye

LGBT Immigrants Often Faced Persecution in Homeland: StudyJanuary 05, 2016

Discrimination came from family, peers and school staff, findings show

Some Families Carry Shared Risk of Cancer, Twins Study ShowsJanuary 05, 2016

Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's PatientsJanuary 05, 2016

Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk