A  A  A
Related Items: daily news feed
 
1 in 4 Senior Women in U.S. Has Osteoporosis: CDC

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

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

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow

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

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study

Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer Now

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds

America's Rural Elderly Face Barriers to Health Care

Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study Finds

Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain

As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar

Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often: Study

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile

Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term Health

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

Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising

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

Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds

Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a Third

Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

Computer-Based Test Aims to Predict Dementia Risk

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?

Could Dim View on Aging Raise Your Alzheimer's Risk?

Could Higher Vitamin D Doses Harm Seniors Prone to Falls?

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Delirium in Older Surgical Patients Threatens Recovery

Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

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

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer's Patients

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors

Elephants' Cancer-Crushing Secrets May Someday Help People

Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in Men

Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging

Face-lifts Seem to Do Little to Boost Self-Esteem: Study

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning

Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000

Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead

Fewer Seniors Fall While Taking Vitamin D: Study

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

For Super Bowl Fans, Flu Can Be an Unwanted Catch

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study Suggests

Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the Globe

Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

Genes May Help Shield Seniors From Mental Decline: Study

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior

Health Tip: Muscle Up Your Memory

Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors

Health Tip: Should I Stop Driving?

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain

Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain

Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes

Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly

ICU Delirium Tied to Higher Death Risk, Study Says

Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging

Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds

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

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age

Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher in Middle Age

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors

'Low T' Therapy Has Yet to Be Proven: FDA

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

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100

Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds

Many Seniors Given Antipsychotic Meds, Despite Potential Problems

Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, Too

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age

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

Men's, Women's Hearts Age Differently

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Millions More Long-Term Care Workers Needed by 2030: Study

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

More Aging Americans Using Canes, Walkers

More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study

More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels?

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span

New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: Study

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds

Nursing Home Care Improving for U.S. Minorities, Study Finds

Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

Obamacare Allows Tobacco Surcharge on Older Smokers

Older Adults' Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Earlier Death

Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job

Older Hispanic Men at Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors

Outcomes Vary With Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Linked to Accelerated Aging

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study

Retirement Might Not Agree With Your Health

Risk of More Aggressive Early Breast Cancers Rises With Age, Study Finds

Scoring System May Predict Patient's Risk of Death in Next Year

Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: Researchers

Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows

Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the Cold

Seniors Who Head Back to School May Reduce Dementia Risk

Sharp Spike Seen in Statin Use in Elderly Without Heart Disease

Singing Hits a High Note for Folks With Early Dementia

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

Social Life in Youth May Impact Health Decades Later

Some People Do Age Faster Than Others

Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later

Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: Study

The Plight of America's 'Elder Orphans'

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study

Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds

Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Mental Decline

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged Brain

Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later

Transplanted Face May Age Prematurely

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds

U.S. Task Force Urges Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study

Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking

When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a Passenger

When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too

Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations

Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes

Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's

Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are