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Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years May 26, 2017

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC May 25, 2017

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old' May 22, 2017

But specialists cite research flaws, limitations

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span? May 22, 2017

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them May 19, 2017

Study finds many still prescribed long-term disease-preventing medications

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best May 17, 2017

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study shows

It's Often Family to the Rescue During Opioid ODs May 17, 2017

Study finds increased access to antidote may allow relatives to turn tragedy into a second chance

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Smiling Adds Years, But Not in a Good Way, Study Finds May 16, 2017

A grin puts wrinkles around the eyes that make you look two years older, but there's a youthful look in surprise

Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span May 15, 2017

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds May 09, 2017

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair May 08, 2017

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location May 08, 2017

Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different counties

Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day May 04, 2017

Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds

Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study May 04, 2017

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime May 04, 2017

Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers note

When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety? May 04, 2017

Study found some lacked info on baby sleep positioning, proper fever relief

Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline May 03, 2017

If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans May 02, 2017

But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whites

Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users May 02, 2017

And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review found

Loving, Supportive Kids May Help Lower Seniors' Dementia Risk May 02, 2017

But negative relationships with children, spouse increased chances, study finds

'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms May 02, 2017

Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings May 01, 2017

Researchers say some people respond with 'acquisition' while others 'revulsion'

Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends May 01, 2017

Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less April 30, 2017

8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines April 28, 2017

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer April 27, 2017

Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die April 27, 2017

An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors April 27, 2017

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory April 25, 2017

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable April 24, 2017

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths April 24, 2017

Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention efforts

Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy April 18, 2017

Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

Health Tip: Minimizing Violence During Screen Time April 18, 2017

Here's what parents can do

Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces April 17, 2017

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too April 17, 2017

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

'Video Feedback' Program Might Help Treat Autism in Babies April 11, 2017

Therapists help parents learn and better react to their infants' communication style

The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk? April 11, 2017

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

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