July 24, 2014: Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

July 22, 2014: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

July 21, 2014: Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

July 18, 2014: HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

July 17, 2014: Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe

July 17, 2014: Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Economy, rewarding work have motivated baby boomer nurses to stay on the job, research suggests

July 16, 2014: Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

July 15, 2014: Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

July 15, 2014: Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

July 15, 2014: Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

July 15, 2014: A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

July 15, 2014: Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

July 14, 2014: Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

July 14, 2014: High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

July 14, 2014: Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

July 14, 2014: Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
Social support might be the key, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

July 10, 2014: New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

July 09, 2014: Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

July 07, 2014: Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries
Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

July 03, 2014: Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

July 02, 2014: If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

July 01, 2014: Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 28, 2014: Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury
Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

June 27, 2014: Dance Those Cares Away!
Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

June 26, 2014: Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

June 25, 2014: Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

June 24, 2014: Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture Repair
Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

June 24, 2014: 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

June 23, 2014: Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

June 23, 2014: Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

June 20, 2014: Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness
Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

June 20, 2014: Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

June 19, 2014: U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

June 18, 2014: Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

June 18, 2014: Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

June 17, 2014: MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

June 16, 2014: Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

June 12, 2014: Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

June 12, 2014: MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier
Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

June 11, 2014: Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

June 11, 2014: Medication Safety Essential For Seniors
Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

June 11, 2014: Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him
Commitment to lifelong relationship appears to be key, study says

June 06, 2014: Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

June 06, 2014: Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

June 06, 2014: Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

June 05, 2014: Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey
Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds