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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

Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report June 22, 2016

Case of man with potentially severe condition suggests virus can damage vision in more than babies

A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen June 22, 2016

Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts June 21, 2016

Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

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

Zika's Delivery Via Mosquito Bite May Boost Its Effect June 21, 2016

Body's response to being bitten could help the virus, mouse study suggests

Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement June 20, 2016

Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? June 20, 2016

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits June 17, 2016

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Health Tip: Osteoporosis Shouldn't Be Ignored June 17, 2016

Here are potential warning signs

Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision? June 16, 2016

Here are classic warning signs

Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching June 15, 2016

Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors June 15, 2016

Start slow and take it easy

Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span June 14, 2016

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon June 13, 2016

20 percent of residents affected over 1-month period, study found

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes June 10, 2016

Study found 1 in 20 residents developed a UTI in average month, but many facilities lack preventive measures

Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise June 10, 2016

Suggestions to help ward off illness

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Americans Living Longer and Better June 09, 2016

Improvements in heart and vision care likely behind the progress, study finds

New Psoriasis Drug Works Longer Term, Too June 08, 2016

Moderate-to-severe skin disease improved with Taltz over 60 weeks, study finds

U.S. Black Women Get Less Care to Prevent Breast Cancer Return June 07, 2016

Genetic testing, risk-reducing surgery more likely for whites, Hispanics, study finds

Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes June 06, 2016

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice June 03, 2016

One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements June 03, 2016

Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring Dangers June 02, 2016

Seniors with memory issues are still driving, cooking and doing other potentially unsafe tasks, study says

Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage' May 31, 2016

Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis May 30, 2016

Exercise can promote joint flexibility

Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests May 25, 2016

Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease May 20, 2016

Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture May 20, 2016

Don't push too hard during exercise

25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050 May 19, 2016

Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Your Ability to 'Smell' the Taste of Foods Can Lessen With Age May 13, 2016

Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk? May 12, 2016

Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening May 12, 2016

Yet, millions are at risk of osteoporosis, researchers say

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery May 11, 2016

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

Obesity May <i>Not</i> Take Years Off Your Life: Study May 10, 2016

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

Meditation May Sharpen Memory May 10, 2016

Small study finds benefits for older adults

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk May 09, 2016

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

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