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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

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests? April 07, 2015

Experts recommend limiting frequency of tests, using conservation measures

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds April 06, 2015

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study April 06, 2015

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job April 06, 2015

Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Many patients were immobile or dead a year later, but some benefited

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says April 02, 2015

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study April 02, 2015

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance' April 01, 2015

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests April 01, 2015

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis April 01, 2015

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging March 31, 2015

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds March 30, 2015

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools March 30, 2015

Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death March 27, 2015

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes March 26, 2015

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee March 26, 2015

People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study March 25, 2015

Advances in surgery, rehabilitation and pain management have hastened return to normal

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span March 24, 2015

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced March 24, 2015

Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study March 23, 2015

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer March 20, 2015

Simple screen used levels of two proteins to spot the disease with 95 percent accuracy, study found

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study March 19, 2015

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

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