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Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary November 30, 2015

Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds November 30, 2015

Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears November 30, 2015

Kids with pets in the home were less likely to test positive for anxiety than those without, study found

Why You Need Flexibility Exercises November 28, 2015

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study November 25, 2015

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study November 24, 2015

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow November 24, 2015

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age November 20, 2015

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Gel Injections May Help Heart Failure Patients November 19, 2015

But larger study needed to assess the effectiveness and safety of the implants

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise November 17, 2015

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study November 17, 2015

Researchers find increased risk in those with ApoE4

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer November 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning November 16, 2015

As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye Injuries: Study November 16, 2015

And cost of treatment in hospitals has jumped in the past decade, researchers add

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease November 13, 2015

Government-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapy for form of retinopathy

Envy, Thy Name Is Youth November 13, 2015

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect November 12, 2015

Periods during and just after deployment are highest risk, study finds

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration November 12, 2015

But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab November 11, 2015

But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind November 11, 2015

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hand Arthritis November 11, 2015

Including pain and swelling

Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive November 10, 2015

But younger people more satisfied with their lives than ever, surveys find

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising November 10, 2015

Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women November 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart November 10, 2015

Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

Heart Disease Deaths Drop for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study November 09, 2015

These patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis November 09, 2015

Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds November 09, 2015

Devices that shock heart rhythm back to normal were not available 25 percent of time in emergencies

Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study November 04, 2015

Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S. November 03, 2015

Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study November 03, 2015

Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure November 03, 2015

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play November 02, 2015

Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills November 02, 2015

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

In Its Third Year, Obamacare Faces Growing Pains November 02, 2015

Health plan premiums are on the rise, and so are penalties for the remaining uninsured

Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study October 30, 2015

Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

Face-lifts Seem to Do Little to Boost Self-Esteem: Study October 29, 2015

Researchers note that sense of self-worth is more complicated than appearance alone

Statins May Dampen Protective Powers of Flu Vaccines October 29, 2015

Research suggests cholesterol-lowering meds linked to lower levels of influenza antibodies in seniors

Too Many Seniors With Diabetes Are Overtreated, Study Suggests October 29, 2015

Even when blood sugar, blood pressure levels dropped too low, doctors didn't cut back on meds

Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead October 28, 2015

Older women who thought their memory was worse than average had greater risk of problems, study found

Surgeon's Calming Words May Ease Stress of Surgery October 28, 2015

Study found reassuring voice might even beat anti-anxiety meds in lowering pre-op distress

No Need to Stop Taking Statins Before Surgery, Study Finds October 27, 2015

Not using cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost risk of death during recovery from non-cardiac operations

Risk of More Aggressive Early Breast Cancers Rises With Age, Study Finds October 27, 2015

Certain milk duct tumors more likely to become invasive at 60 than 50, experts say

U.S. Task Force Urges Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes October 26, 2015

Group advises testing overweight, obese people aged 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar