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Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease July 31, 2014

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms July 30, 2014

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC July 30, 2014

Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan July 30, 2014

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan July 28, 2014

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study July 28, 2014

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke July 28, 2014

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows July 15, 2014

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds July 15, 2014

American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia July 15, 2014

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show July 15, 2014

Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color July 14, 2014

Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia July 14, 2014

But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia July 14, 2014

Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp? July 14, 2014

New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds July 14, 2014

Social support might be the key, researcher says

Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest July 14, 2014

Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds July 09, 2014

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries July 07, 2014

Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . . July 02, 2014

Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study July 01, 2014

Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study June 30, 2014

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury June 28, 2014

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

Dance Those Cares Away! June 27, 2014

Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced June 26, 2014

ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC June 25, 2014

Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture Repair June 24, 2014

Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening June 24, 2014

Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts June 23, 2014

Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests June 23, 2014

Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness June 20, 2014

Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug June 20, 2014

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain June 19, 2014

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study June 18, 2014

After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study June 18, 2014

But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds June 17, 2014

Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study June 16, 2014

7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay? June 12, 2014

Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier June 12, 2014

Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis June 11, 2014

New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

Medication Safety Essential For Seniors June 11, 2014

Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him June 11, 2014

Commitment to lifelong relationship appears to be key, study says

Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study June 06, 2014

Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates June 06, 2014

Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows