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Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood April 24, 2015

Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain April 23, 2015

Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

Chronic Migraines Take Big Toll on Families, Survey Finds April 23, 2015

Debilitating headaches meant less participation in family activities, canceled plans each month

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked? April 22, 2015

In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests April 22, 2015

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually April 21, 2015

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 18, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome April 17, 2015

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds April 15, 2015

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles April 15, 2015

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk April 15, 2015

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's April 14, 2015

If seen in humans, it might lead to new treatments for memory-robbing disease

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Know the Signs of Child Abuse April 13, 2015

All adults must play role in protecting kids from harm, doctor says

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study April 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk April 10, 2015

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

1 in 10 Americans Has Anger Issues and Access to Guns: Survey April 08, 2015

Checking history of misdemeanors might help pinpoint those at risk of violence, researchers say

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Many Very Ill Patients Choose 'Next of Kin' Who Aren't, Study Finds April 07, 2015

But state laws may trump those choices, possibly leading to care delays

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds April 06, 2015

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study April 06, 2015

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault at Risk for Later Gun Violence: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job April 06, 2015

Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Many patients were immobile or dead a year later, but some benefited

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Violent Video Games Don't Influence Kids' Behavior: Study April 03, 2015

It's the amount of time spent gaming that has a greater impact, researchers contend

Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma April 03, 2015

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says April 02, 2015

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study April 02, 2015

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests April 01, 2015

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging March 31, 2015

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds March 30, 2015

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's? March 27, 2015

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes March 26, 2015

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span March 24, 2015

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced March 24, 2015

Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's March 24, 2015

Postmortem analysis of almost 1,400 brains implicates tau, not amyloid, buildup driving memory loss

Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report March 24, 2015

Researchers found patients were more likely to be informed only after their disease had advanced

Health Tip: Caregiver Stress Can Harm Your Health March 24, 2015

It can lead to anxiety and depression

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study March 23, 2015

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care March 23, 2015

Study found teaching positive parenting skills in compassionate way improved outcomes

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

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