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Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb December 17, 2014

Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study December 17, 2014

Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says December 17, 2014

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability December 17, 2014

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors December 16, 2014

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors December 15, 2014

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer December 15, 2014

Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk December 15, 2014

The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says

New Test Estimates Risk of Heart Disease December 15, 2014

Agency says best results obtained for black women

Fear of Police Keeps Many Hispanics From Calling 911, Study Says December 12, 2014

Researchers explore barriers to cardiac arrest treatment

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake December 12, 2014

Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

Patients Given Less Blood During Surgery Do Fine, Study Reports December 12, 2014

Finding could lead to reduced risks for patients

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients December 12, 2014

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study December 11, 2014

Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels of education, researchers said

Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods December 11, 2014

Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health December 10, 2014

Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows December 10, 2014

But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise December 09, 2014

More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study December 08, 2014

Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

Hard Hit to Chest Triggered Irregular Heartbeat in Teen Football Player December 08, 2014

But case report notes 16-year-old's heart returned to normal in three days after rare occurrence

Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications December 05, 2014

Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

Obesity Can Cause 'Silent' Damage to Heart December 05, 2014

Study shows excess weight harms cardiovascular system without symptoms

Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study December 05, 2014

But benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh risks, experts say

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65 December 05, 2014

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study December 05, 2014

Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk December 04, 2014

Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study December 04, 2014

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds December 04, 2014

But further research is needed to explore impact, study authors say

Time Spent in the OR May Be Linked to Blood Clots, Study Shows December 03, 2014

Longer operations are associated with higher risk

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life? December 03, 2014

Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study December 02, 2014

Limiting screening to women with family history, dense breasts would miss many cancers, researchers find

Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays December 01, 2014

Spotting, offering transitional care to these patients should be priority for doctors, nurses, researcher says

Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds December 01, 2014

But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest December 01, 2014

Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

Too Few Seniors Check Their Medical Records Online November 28, 2014

Study shows older Americans get left behind when it comes to tracking their own health

Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption November 28, 2014

Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening November 26, 2014

More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines November 24, 2014

Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds

More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study November 24, 2014

Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report November 24, 2014

High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better November 24, 2014

Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently

Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks November 21, 2014

Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly November 21, 2014

Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes November 21, 2014

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure November 20, 2014

New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults November 20, 2014

But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

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