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Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are September 01, 2015

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries September 01, 2015

Riders over 45 a big part of jump in hospital admissions for more severe accidents, report finds

Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get September 01, 2015

Survey of U.S. adults finds concerns about accessibility, expense

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds August 31, 2015

Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study August 31, 2015

But protective effect seems to last only about as long as exclusive nursing does

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence August 31, 2015

Researchers eye earlier detection of decline

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks August 31, 2015

Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds August 28, 2015

No reason to keep females from combat, researchers say

Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study August 28, 2015

And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women August 27, 2015

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the Globe August 27, 2015

Data from 188 countries show average life expectancy is now about 71 years

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study August 26, 2015

Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free

Seniors More Likely to Wind Up in Hospital After Outpatient Surgery: Study August 25, 2015

Older patients need more help with discharge, dosing instructions, researchers say

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth August 25, 2015

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study August 25, 2015

Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies August 25, 2015

Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival August 24, 2015

But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds August 24, 2015

Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

Sharp Spike Seen in Statin Use in Elderly Without Heart Disease August 24, 2015

But study notes little evidence exists on the benefits and dangers of doing so

9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk August 21, 2015

Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

Severe Headache During Pregnancy May Signal Trouble August 20, 2015

Study found it could be tied to raised risk of complications in women with high blood pressure

Fewer Seniors Fall While Taking Vitamin D: Study August 20, 2015

Homebound elderly might benefit from supplementation, research suggests

When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too August 20, 2015

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression August 20, 2015

Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's August 20, 2015

Toxic waste proteins aren't flushed as quickly from older brains, study finds

Ob-Gyn Group Advises on Spotting Dangerous Pregnancy Complication August 19, 2015

Preeclampsia causes rise in woman's blood pressure; taking medical history still best way to gauge risk

Women Don't Have to Suffer Through Severe Morning Sickness, Experts Say August 19, 2015

New guidelines recommend vitamin B6/antihistamine combo to quell nausea, vomiting

'Low T' Therapy Has Yet to Be Proven: FDA August 19, 2015

Agency orders makers of popular testosterone supplements to conduct clinical trials

Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study August 19, 2015

Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk August 19, 2015

Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

Female Libido Pill Approved August 19, 2015

Addyi to treat low sexual desire among premenopausal women

Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds August 19, 2015

Researchers want to investigate possible molecular differences in tumors from women of different races

Good Moods Infectious Among Teens August 19, 2015

Researchers say happy adolescents appear to help others avoid or recover from depression

FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions August 19, 2015

Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

Shorter Women, Higher Odds for Preterm Birth? August 18, 2015

Study only found an association, and researchers say nutrition, environment likely play a big role

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain August 18, 2015

And 14 million experience severe pain, survey finds

Are Vaginal Germs Linked to Preemie Birth? August 17, 2015

But study finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development August 17, 2015

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon August 17, 2015

But flibanserin's safety and effectiveness still being debated

How to Mend a Broken Heart? Your Gender May Matter August 14, 2015

Men don't process experience or seek support to cope with end of relationships, experts say

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women August 14, 2015

But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

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