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Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood June 26, 2017

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia June 22, 2017

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Health Tip: Become an Active Family June 21, 2017

Small changes add up

Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report June 19, 2017

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend June 09, 2017

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Health Tip: Stress-Busting Tips for Caregivers June 07, 2017

How to ease the load

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles June 06, 2017

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC June 06, 2017

Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk June 05, 2017

Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives June 02, 2017

Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year June 02, 2017

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

'Making the Best of It': Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer's June 02, 2017

With U.S. cases expected to triple to 16 million by 2050, support for caregivers desperately needed

Advocating for a Loved One June 01, 2017

The many facets of caregiving

Getting Bedbugs Out of Nursing Homes, Apartment Buildings - for Good May 31, 2017

Taking steps to keep pests away is key in multi-unit housing, insect specialist says

1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria May 31, 2017

More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old? May 30, 2017

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years May 26, 2017

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC May 25, 2017

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old' May 22, 2017

But specialists cite research flaws, limitations

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span? May 22, 2017

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them May 19, 2017

Study finds many still prescribed long-term disease-preventing medications

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best May 17, 2017

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study shows

It's Often Family to the Rescue During Opioid ODs May 17, 2017

Study finds increased access to antidote may allow relatives to turn tragedy into a second chance

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Smiling Adds Years, But Not in a Good Way, Study Finds May 16, 2017

A grin puts wrinkles around the eyes that make you look two years older, but there's a youthful look in surprise

Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span May 15, 2017

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds May 09, 2017

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair May 08, 2017

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location May 08, 2017

Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different counties

Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day May 04, 2017

Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds

Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study May 04, 2017

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

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