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Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move May 25, 2016

The more times a family changed homes, the worse kids performed in math, reading, study found

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease May 20, 2016

Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

States With More Gun Owners Have More Gun-Related Suicides: Study May 19, 2016

But only association was found, not cause-and-effect

25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050 May 19, 2016

Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too May 18, 2016

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care May 17, 2016

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

More Bars, More Ambulance Calls May 16, 2016

Local lawmakers should carefully weigh number of liquor licenses, researcher says

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Your Ability to 'Smell' the Taste of Foods Can Lessen With Age May 13, 2016

Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery May 11, 2016

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

Obesity May <i>Not</i> Take Years Off Your Life: Study May 10, 2016

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

Meditation May Sharpen Memory May 10, 2016

Small study finds benefits for older adults

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk May 09, 2016

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health May 06, 2016

Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors May 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Stay Lean, Live Longer May 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients May 05, 2016

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies May 02, 2016

Greater risk for aggressive behavior when both cyberbullying and in-person taunting took place, study found

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia April 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older April 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's? April 28, 2016

Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp April 28, 2016

Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer's: Study April 26, 2016

It's hoped virtual testing could predict disease long before symptoms develop

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive Men April 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

People With HIV May Age Faster, Study Suggests April 21, 2016

Genetic marker showed the virus was linked to roughly five years of premature aging

'Palliative Care' Gets a Bad Rap, Study Finds April 19, 2016

Rebranding of name might reduce stigma among cancer patients and their families, researchers say

Americans' Longer Life &#61; Poorer Health April 19, 2016

Life spans increased between 1970 and 2010, but disabilities also rose along the way, researchers say

HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer's April 19, 2016

Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds April 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

Diabetes Steals Years, Adds Disabilities April 15, 2016

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' Cancers April 14, 2016

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age April 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces April 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors April 12, 2016

As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your Lifespan April 11, 2016

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

Marriage May Be a Cancer Fighter April 11, 2016

Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than Thought April 07, 2016

Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles April 06, 2016

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Many of Oldest Old Say They're at Peace With Dying April 05, 2016

Study finds most people over 95 are simply grateful for every day

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds April 05, 2016

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Is Seniors' Dental Health Tied to Mental Health? April 01, 2016

Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn't clear, study says

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