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Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. SeniorsMay 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia RiskMay 05, 2016

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Stay Lean, Live LongerMay 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart BeatMay 05, 2016

Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older PatientsMay 05, 2016

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: PollMay 05, 2016

But most support many parts of health care reform law

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live LongerMay 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study SuggestsMay 04, 2016

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After StrokeMay 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed MedsMay 04, 2016

Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease

Study Ties Implanted Defibrillators to Long-Term ComplicationsMay 02, 2016

But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues?May 02, 2016

Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017May 02, 2016

UnitedHealth's exit from most marketplaces highlights health exchanges' growing pains

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaApril 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their PeersApril 29, 2016

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look OlderApril 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?April 28, 2016

Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds SharpApril 28, 2016

Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study FindsApril 27, 2016

Researchers recommend auditory testing of diabetic patients

Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer's: StudyApril 26, 2016

It's hoped virtual testing could predict disease long before symptoms develop

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: StudyApril 26, 2016

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

People With HIV May Age Faster, Study SuggestsApril 21, 2016

Genetic marker showed the virus was linked to roughly five years of premature aging

'Palliative Care' Gets a Bad Rap, Study FindsApril 19, 2016

Rebranding of name might reduce stigma among cancer patients and their families, researchers say

Americans' Longer Life = Poorer HealthApril 19, 2016

Life spans increased between 1970 and 2010, but disabilities also rose along the way, researchers say

HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer'sApril 19, 2016

Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'?April 18, 2016

Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need HelpApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture RiskApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: StudyApril 15, 2016

Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

Diabetes Steals Years, Adds DisabilitiesApril 15, 2016

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' CancersApril 14, 2016

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' FacesApril 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in SeniorsApril 12, 2016

As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VAApril 12, 2016

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

At the Store or Work, a To-Do List HelpsApril 11, 2016

Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' FeetApril 11, 2016

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your LifespanApril 11, 2016

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

Marriage May Be a Cancer FighterApril 11, 2016

Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than ThoughtApril 07, 2016

Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Hearing Loss Tied to Bigger Medical Bills for Late Middle-AgedApril 07, 2016

Researchers say more study needed to learn how hearing aids, other interventions might save money

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: StudyApril 07, 2016

New findings challenge current guidelines

Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to RemicadeApril 06, 2016

For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging MusclesApril 06, 2016

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm TroubleApril 06, 2016

When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure RiskApril 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

Hispanics More Likely to Have Heart Pumping Problems, Study SaysApril 05, 2016

Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

Many of Oldest Old Say They're at Peace With DyingApril 05, 2016

Study finds most people over 95 are simply grateful for every day