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Bullying Can Turn Victims Into BulliesApril 30, 2016

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

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaApril 29, 2016

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

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look OlderApril 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 SharpApril 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: StudyApril 26, 2016

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

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 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 SuggestsApril 21, 2016

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

'Palliative Care' Gets a Bad Rap, Study FindsApril 19, 2016

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

Americans' Longer Life = Poorer HealthApril 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'sApril 19, 2016

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

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

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

Diabetes Steals Years, Adds DisabilitiesApril 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' CancersApril 14, 2016

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 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' FacesApril 13, 2016

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

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in SeniorsApril 12, 2016

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

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your LifespanApril 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 FighterApril 11, 2016

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

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than ThoughtApril 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 MusclesApril 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 DyingApril 05, 2016

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

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-OldsApril 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

Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in MiceMarch 31, 2016

Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

Racial Gaps in Homicide Victim Rates ChangingMarch 31, 2016

Biggest declines seen for Hispanics and blacks, researchers say

Caregivers Often Give Up Necessities to Cover Alzheimer's CostsMarch 30, 2016

Many skip food and health care, cut back work hours or quit jobs to care for loved ones, survey shows

Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study FindsMarch 29, 2016

Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

World's Senior Population Forecast to Boom by 2050March 28, 2016

Public health challenges will mount with 1.6 billion people worldwide age 65 or older, study suggests

Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer's?March 28, 2016

Researchers think diminishing mental capacities might be behind drop in computer use

Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older WomenMarch 28, 2016

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

Cancer Patients Who Choose to Die at Home Live Longer: StudyMarch 28, 2016

They and their families should make choice based on preference, researchers say

Simple Steps Can Ease Care of Loved One With Alzheimer'sMarch 25, 2016

Limit their choices and distractions and always keep safety uppermost, expert advises

Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at BayMarch 24, 2016

Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

Exercise May Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger, Study SuggestsMarch 23, 2016

Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers

1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: StudyMarch 21, 2016

Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

Most Families Cherish a Child With Down Syndrome, Survey FindsMarch 21, 2016

Only younger siblings struggled in some cases, which researchers said wasn't surprising

Women Who've Battled Postpartum Depression Often Limit Family SizeMarch 18, 2016

They're unlikely to have more than two kids, researchers say

Health Tip: Alzheimer's Disease Can Interfere With SleepMarch 18, 2016

How caregiver can help

Kidney Dialysis Might Not Extend Survival of ElderlyMarch 17, 2016

Study suggests conservative care may be suitable option for some patients over 80

More Older Women Now Living With 'Moderate' Disability, Study ShowsMarch 17, 2016

Trend a reversal from the 1980s, researchers say

More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: SurveyMarch 17, 2016

But tolerance still varies between teens and 40-somethings

Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than MenMarch 16, 2016

Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging BrainMarch 16, 2016

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

Want to Keep an Aging Brain Sharp? Try the StairsMarch 15, 2016

Fitness is key, researchers say, and education can also help

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab CentersMarch 14, 2016

About one-quarter tested had so-called 'super-bugs' on their hands upon admission, study finds

Research Offers Clues to Dementia With Language LossMarch 13, 2016

In this rarer form of brain illness, protein plaques appear to clump more prominently in certain areas

Even Gardening or Dancing Might Cut Alzheimer's RiskMarch 11, 2016

Any regular physical activity is linked to a healthier brain, study suggests

Anesthesia Not Linked to Long-Term Mental Decline, Study FindsMarch 11, 2016

Underlying health, previous functioning are more likely factors, researchers say

If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: StudyMarch 11, 2016

But children who didn't have a younger sibling by first grade much more likely to be obese