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Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study August 18, 2017

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly August 18, 2017

Stays are often two weeks longer, British study says

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades August 15, 2017

Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study August 15, 2017

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study August 11, 2017

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Caring for Aging Parents August 08, 2017

When you need help to help them

Health Tip: One of Three Adults Gets Shingles August 08, 2017

It's the same virus that causes chickenpox in kids

Health Tip: If You're a Caregiver August 08, 2017

Don't ignore your own health

Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study August 07, 2017

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat August 07, 2017

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength August 04, 2017

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

As World's Population Ages, Blindness Rates Likely to Grow August 03, 2017

Study of 188 countries finds burden of impaired vision falls hardest on developing nations

Traveling With Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers August 03, 2017

Stick to familiar routines, advises Alzheimer's Foundation

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors August 02, 2017

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

Health Tip: Alzheimer's Affects Sleep August 01, 2017

Here's how

Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time July 28, 2017

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

Generic Eye Drops for Seniors Could Save Millions of Dollars a Year July 28, 2017

Medicare is billed more than $1 billion annually for glaucoma treatments alone, researchers say

'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders July 27, 2017

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia July 26, 2017

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together July 26, 2017

Similarities allowed researchers to pinpoint which folks were partners 86 percent of the time

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging July 26, 2017

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health July 25, 2017

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital July 21, 2017

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

Dozens of Potential Alzheimer's Meds in the Pipeline July 18, 2017

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003

Special Training Plus Medication Might Help People With Advanced Alzheimer's July 18, 2017

Skills lost, such as dressing or bathing, can potentially be relearned, small study suggests

Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's? July 18, 2017

Studies found sleep apnea tied to higher levels of tell-tale plaques, proteins in brain

Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia? July 17, 2017

Regular puzzlers score better on tests of mental function, study finds

A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia July 17, 2017

New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

One Social Hour a Week Can Help Someone With Dementia July 16, 2017

Good staff training improved patients' quality of life, lowered costs, study says

Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study July 13, 2017

Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

Better Diet, Longer Life? July 12, 2017

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

Taking the Stairs May Soon Get Easier July 12, 2017

New high-tech steps 'recycle' climbers' energy, making the ascent less tough, inventors say

Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose? July 12, 2017

Study suggests older tribe members may have pulled the 'night shift' to watch for danger

Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments July 10, 2017

Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say

How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's July 10, 2017

A few bad nights might not hurt, but chronic sleep problems may be cause for concern, researcher says

Living With Purpose May Help Seniors Sleep Soundly July 10, 2017

Sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome are less common in those with a reason to get up in the morning, study finds

Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise July 07, 2017

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

2 of 3 Americans Don't Have 'Advance Directive' for End of Life July 07, 2017

Document lets family members know your wishes

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