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Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study July 29, 2016

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain July 29, 2016

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's July 28, 2016

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health July 28, 2016

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water July 27, 2016

Here's how

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

Menopause Hastens Aging, Studies Suggest July 26, 2016

Researchers found it boosted cellular aging by an average of 6 percent

2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed July 26, 2016

Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop thinking problems earlier

U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings July 26, 2016

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip? July 25, 2016

Signs that your hip may be affected

Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes July 25, 2016

Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk July 25, 2016

Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers July 21, 2016

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers July 19, 2016

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses July 18, 2016

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study July 18, 2016

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss July 13, 2016

Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

More Older Americans Cared for at Home July 12, 2016

But this takes a toll on family members, researchers say

Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study July 12, 2016

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop July 09, 2016

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advises

Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return July 07, 2016

DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

Gene Test Might One Day Gauge Alzheimer's Risk in Younger Adults July 06, 2016

But doctors say the concept is not ready for clinical use yet

Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Someday Tell July 06, 2016

The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say

Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis July 06, 2016

Options that don't involve surgery

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life July 05, 2016

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods? July 05, 2016

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

Regular Doctor Visits Can Help Spot Colon Cancer July 04, 2016

Early detection improves likelihood of survival, researchers note

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble? June 30, 2016

Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

Why Some Seniors Don't Take Their Meds June 30, 2016

Age, failing memory play a role, but gender might matter, too, study finds

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers June 30, 2016

Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study June 28, 2016

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement June 28, 2016

Here are post-surgery guidelines

Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick June 27, 2016

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis June 24, 2016

Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report June 22, 2016

Case of man with potentially severe condition suggests virus can damage vision in more than babies

A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen June 22, 2016

Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts June 21, 2016

Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Zika's Delivery Via Mosquito Bite May Boost Its Effect June 21, 2016

Body's response to being bitten could help the virus, mouse study suggests

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