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1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care

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

40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia

A 'Purpose in Life' May Extend Yours

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain

A Walk a Day Keeps Disability at Bay

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

Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

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

Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show

Anti-Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study

Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes

Blood Pressure History May Affect Brain Function in Old Age

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?

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

Cancer, Heart Disease Not Likely Killers of Those Over 100

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises

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

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study

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

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?

Dance Those Cares Away!

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study

Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage

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

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age

Doctor Shares Tips for Preventing Falls Among Seniors

Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

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

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC

Facing Death, Most U.S. Doctors Would Decline Extraordinary Measures

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

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

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

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

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan

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

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

Genes of Oldest People Offer No Insights to Long Life

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?

Health Tip: Aging Well

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior

Health Tip: Keeping Seniors on Their Feet

Health Tip: Seniors Need Preventive Care

Health Tip: Seniors Shouldn't See Exercise as a Chore

Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods

Health Tip: Should I Stop Driving?

Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain

Health Tip: Support Seniors During Hard Times

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

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

Heat Waves Could Worsen COPD Symptoms, Study Suggests

High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: 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

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .

Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise: Study

'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better

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

Learning Another Language May Help the Aging Brain

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims

Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

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

'Longevity Gene' One Key to Long Life, Research Suggests

Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study

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

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests

Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds

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

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds

Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk

More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels?

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span

Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines

Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows

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

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Seniors Have Living Wills

Newer Drug Helps Myeloma Patients Who Can't Have Transplant

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

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

Obesity Gene May Explain Why Some Gain Weight as They Age

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests

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

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds

Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes

One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner

Outcomes Vary With Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds

Petty 'Crimes' Sometimes Tied to Dementia

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays

Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.

'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health

Purposeful Life Might Be a Longer Life

Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss

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

Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study

Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease

Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

Seniors' Aging Brains Find Ways to Stay Financially Sharp

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer?

Sitting Around in Middle Age Doesn't Bode Well for Old Age

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients

Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'

Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows

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

Study Points to Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

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

The Golden Years Don't Glitter for All

Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening

Too Few Seniors Check Their Medical Records Online

Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk

Weight Training Key to Battling Belly Fat as You Age: Study

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

When Older Adults Consider Suicide, Depression May Not Be Main Reason

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study

Why Youngest, Oldest Marathoners Post Similar Times

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds

Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems

Y Chromosome Loss Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in Men

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike

Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice

Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement

 

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