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1 in 4 Senior Women in U.S. Has Osteoporosis: CDC

200-Year-Old Whale May Give Clues to Human Longevity

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

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

40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

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 Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

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

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

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

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

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?

Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?

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

Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says

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, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

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

Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

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

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night

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

Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

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: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods

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

Heat Stroke, Kidney Failure Help Drive Illnesses From Extreme Heat

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

HIV Tied to Worse Hearing in Older Adults

Homebound Neighbors May Need Your Help in Winter

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes

Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly

ICU Delirium Tied to Higher Death Risk, Study Says

Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds

Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia

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

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims

Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

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

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

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100

Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds

Many Seniors Given Antipsychotic Meds, Despite Potential Problems

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

Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows

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

Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds

Non-Drug Options Can Help Curb Delirium in Hospital Patients, Study Finds

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

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

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

Petty 'Crimes' Sometimes Tied to Dementia

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study

Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays

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

Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug

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

Seniors' Aging Brains Find Ways to Stay Financially Sharp

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

Sharp Spike Seen in Statin Use in Elderly Without Heart Disease

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

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

Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

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 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 Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

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

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

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 Training Key to Battling Belly Fat as You Age: Study

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

When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests

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

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