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Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer? March 22, 2017

Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health March 22, 2017

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening March 21, 2017

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans March 20, 2017

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another March 16, 2017

Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds March 16, 2017

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery March 16, 2017

Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men March 15, 2017

But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity? March 14, 2017

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health March 13, 2017

No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity March 10, 2017

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing March 08, 2017

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC March 07, 2017

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms March 07, 2017

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All March 06, 2017

With disappointing study results, there's still no cure for the mysterious disorder

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060 March 02, 2017

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help March 02, 2017

High-quality digital devices provide 'significant benefit' to older Americans, study finds

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk March 02, 2017

Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis March 01, 2017

Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D March 01, 2017

The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50 March 01, 2017

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5 February 28, 2017

Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says

Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years February 28, 2017

People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault February 27, 2017

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

Live Healthy, Live Longer February 24, 2017

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis? February 24, 2017

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic February 23, 2017

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Ultrasound Won't Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says February 23, 2017

Detailed review suggests it's time to retire this costly but useless intervention

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? February 22, 2017

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? February 22, 2017

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030 February 22, 2017

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too February 21, 2017

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain February 20, 2017

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study February 17, 2017

Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress? February 14, 2017

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain February 13, 2017

Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages February 09, 2017

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell February 08, 2017

But new technique needs more study, researchers say

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