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Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults May 22, 2015

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss May 22, 2015

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin? May 21, 2015

Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile May 20, 2015

In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

The Plight of America's 'Elder Orphans' May 19, 2015

Many aging Baby Boomers face health issues without family or support, report says

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors May 19, 2015

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Arise Decades Before Symptoms May 19, 2015

Researchers hope for opportunity to head off dementia

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines May 18, 2015

More men will die without PSA screening, researchers contend; other experts applaud the downward trend

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too May 15, 2015

Study found males less likely to have their bone density checked, but suffered worse outcomes

Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends May 15, 2015

Study links activity in older men to longer lives

MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women May 12, 2015

Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory May 11, 2015

Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds May 11, 2015

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage May 11, 2015

Researchers suggest screening people with gluten sensitivity

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Linked to Accelerated Aging May 08, 2015

Study says condition might not be limited to mental health problems

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease May 07, 2015

Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC May 07, 2015

These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000 May 07, 2015

Researchers also report that car crashes cause 1 in 7 unintentional deaths in older Americans

Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost May 06, 2015

Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says

Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain May 06, 2015

Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC May 06, 2015

Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

More Aging Americans Using Canes, Walkers May 06, 2015

Many seniors rely on more than one mobility device, study finds

Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk May 05, 2015

Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors May 01, 2015

Get regular vaccinations and screenings

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting April 30, 2015

Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

Health Tip: Muscle Up Your Memory April 30, 2015

You're never too old to learn

Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment April 28, 2015

New research reveals clues to disease severity, potential outcomes

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain April 23, 2015

Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked? April 22, 2015

In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests April 22, 2015

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually April 21, 2015

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says April 20, 2015

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis April 20, 2015

Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 18, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids April 17, 2015

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome April 17, 2015

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds April 15, 2015

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles April 15, 2015

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk April 15, 2015

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk April 14, 2015

Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study April 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis April 10, 2015

Injury is a prime trigger

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients April 08, 2015

Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

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