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Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice March 23, 2017

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests March 23, 2017

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

House to Vote Thursday on Amended Obamacare Repeal Bill March 23, 2017

Latest version aimed at appeasing Republican critics

Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer? March 22, 2017

Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves March 22, 2017

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening March 21, 2017

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators March 20, 2017

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Millions of Americans Bombarded by Loud Noises March 16, 2017

Study found too few are protecting their hearing, despite exposure at work, home

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another March 16, 2017

Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds March 16, 2017

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes March 16, 2017

Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study March 15, 2017

30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End March 14, 2017

For patients without loved ones, volunteers fill in when death approaches

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity? March 14, 2017

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul March 14, 2017

Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say March 13, 2017

New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People March 09, 2017

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Zika Virus May Also Harm the Heart March 09, 2017

8 Venezuelan patients developed irregular heartbeat, heart failure after infection, researchers say

New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees March 09, 2017

Moves are a crucial step in replacing Affordable Care Act, but health advocacy groups mount opposition

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age March 08, 2017

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients March 08, 2017

Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing March 08, 2017

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare March 08, 2017

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

Study: Gene Test Needed Before Using Alzheimer's Drug 'Off-Label' March 07, 2017

Aricept is often prescribed for mild mental impairment without actual approval

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC March 07, 2017

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms March 07, 2017

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

Annual Death Toll From Alzheimer's Nearly Doubles in 15 Years March 07, 2017

Price tag hits $259 billion a year, projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2050, report finds

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare March 07, 2017

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk March 06, 2017

Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All March 06, 2017

With disappointing study results, there's still no cure for the mysterious disorder

Patients Often Reject Drug-Only Psychiatric Treatment March 06, 2017

Compliance more likely when doctors prescribe talk therapy, study finds

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones March 02, 2017

If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060 March 02, 2017

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help March 02, 2017

High-quality digital devices provide 'significant benefit' to older Americans, study finds

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk March 02, 2017

Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis March 01, 2017

Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50 March 01, 2017

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

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