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Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes July 24, 2016

Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk July 24, 2016

Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 22, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger July 20, 2016

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans July 20, 2016

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk even more, study shows

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers July 19, 2016

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses July 18, 2016

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV July 18, 2016

African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study July 18, 2016

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Cornea Transplants Riskier for Women When They Come From Men? July 15, 2016

Study suggests incompatibility with the Y chromosome, poor outcomes

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss July 13, 2016

Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll July 13, 2016

But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

More Older Americans Cared for at Home July 12, 2016

But this takes a toll on family members, researchers say

Are Blood Transfusions From Younger or Female Donors Riskier? July 11, 2016

Study found lower survival rates among recipients, but didn't prove cause-and-effect

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year July 07, 2016

Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say

Repaired ACL More Likely to Tear Again in Young Women July 07, 2016

Research suggests smaller grafts may be shorter lived

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life July 05, 2016

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble? June 30, 2016

Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates June 30, 2016

Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

Why Some Seniors Don't Take Their Meds June 30, 2016

Age, failing memory play a role, but gender might matter, too, study finds

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers June 30, 2016

Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too June 30, 2016

Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Reassessing the Annual Pelvic Exam June 29, 2016

Independent panel of U.S. experts finds 'insufficient' evidence of worth

Religion a Buffer Against Suicide for Women, Study Suggests June 29, 2016

Going to services at least once a week seemed to reduce the odds fivefold

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later? June 27, 2016

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick June 27, 2016

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids June 25, 2016

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis June 24, 2016

Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study June 22, 2016

They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts say

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI June 22, 2016

The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study June 22, 2016

French team say search of health records finds gender gap

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement June 20, 2016

Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

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