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135 Million People Worldwide Will Have Dementia by 2050: Report

2 Questions May Reveal Seniors' Impending Decline, Study Says

7 out of 10 Americans Take a Prescription Drug: Study

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia

Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

Age Amplifies Damage From Obesity, Study Finds

Age-Related Colon Condition Not Cause for Alarm, Study Says

Age-Related Eye Differences May Cause Falls

Aging Brain May Have More Trouble With Financial Decisions: Study

Aging Brains Can Still Make 'Childlike' Connections: Study

Aging May Not Dull Decision-Making Skills, Study Finds

Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging

Alzheimer's Patients Mimic Emotions of Those Around Them: Study

Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn

Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report

Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma

Americans Enjoying More Healthy Years

Americans Living Longer Than Ever: CDC

Americans Living Longer, Healthier Lives: Study

Anemia Might Raise Dementia Risk, Study Suggests

Antidepressant Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer's-Linked Agitation

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

As Pedestrian's Age Rises, So Does Odds of Dying in Traffic Accident

As U.S. Population Ages, ER Visits Will Lengthen

As Years Spent Obese Rise, So Do Heart Risks

Balance Training Seems to Prevent Falls by Elderly

Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's

'Body Clock' May Explain Why Some Body Parts Age Faster Than Others

Boomers Should Consider Shingles Vaccine, Physician Says

Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of People With Alzheimer's

Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds

Brain-Imaging Drug Approved for Alzheimer's Detection

Bullied Kids May Have More Legal Woes in Adulthood

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?

Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Cancer Survivors in Rural Areas Often Skip Care Due to Costs: Study

Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Death Risk for Patients With Vision Loss

Cells Show Signs of Faster Aging After Depression

Centenarians a Happy Lot, Survey Says

Chickenpox Vaccine Not Responsible for Rise in Shingles, Study Says

Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits

Chronic Illness Afflicts Most Childhood-Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

Chronic Kidney Disease on Rise Among U.S. Seniors, Study Shows

Climate Change Predicted to Boost Heat-Related Deaths

Clumsiness in Some Elderly Tied to Brain Changes

Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds

Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study

Combo Drug Therapy May Work Best to Strengthen Bones: Study

Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study

COPD May Damage Aging Brain

Cost of Treating Strokes in U.S. Could Soar to $180B Annually by 2030: Report

Could a Good Night's Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer's?

Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?

Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?

Could Poor Dental Health Signal a Faltering Mind?

Could Thyroid Activity Raise Depression Risk in Seniors?

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Help Slow Aging for Some?

Could Your Genes Help Bring You Wedded Bliss?

Daily High-Dose Vitamin E Might Delay Alzheimer's

Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study

Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

Depression May Sometimes Foreshadow Parkinson's Diagnosis

Depression, Antidepressants Tied to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk in Older Women

Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression

Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later

Did Men's Yen for Younger Women Cause Menopause?

Disability Often Goes Hand-in-Hand With Old Age

Doctors Should Steer Conversation to Older Drivers: Study

Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?

Don't Routinely Test for Kidney Disease in Those Without Symptoms: Experts

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests

Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults

Early, Severe Flu Season Caused Big Rise in Child Deaths: CDC

Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Long-Term Narcotic Use in Men

Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory

Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study

Falls Top Car Crashes as Leading Cause of U.S. Spinal Injuries

FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet

Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

For Alzheimer's Caregivers, a Much-Needed Break

For Seniors With Dementia, the Choice to Live Alone Can Be a Risky One

For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability

For Some Seniors With Skin Cancer, Surgery Not Always Best Choice

Gains of 'Brain Training' for Elderly Seen 10 Years Later

Gene Mutation May Double Rate of Brain Tissue Lost to Alzheimer's

Gene Research May Help Spot Baby's Obesity Risk

Gene Tweak Boosts Lifespan by 20 Percent in Mice

H7N9 Bird Flu Transmits From Person to Person, Study Finds

Health Tip: At Risk for Alzheimer's?

Health Tip: Choosing Walking Shoes

Health Tip: Drive Safely as You Age

Health Tip: Help Prevent Bathroom Falls

Health Tip: Help Prevent Food Poisoning

Health Tip: Looking for Senior Housing?

Health Tip: Maintain Your Balance

Health Tip: Stay Fit in Your 30s

Health Tip: Understanding Age Spots

Health Tip: Watch for Signs of Elder Abuse

Health Tip: Why Should I Stop Driving?

Healthy Lifestyle May Reverse Cellular Aging, Study Suggests

Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study

Hearing Loss Tied to Faster Brain Shrinkage With Age

Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors

Heartening Drop in Diabetes Complications Seen Among Seniors

Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men

High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk

High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span

History of Falls Linked to Post-Surgery Complications in Seniors

Hospitalization Rates Soar for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds

How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: Experts

Humans, Other Primates Burn Fewer Calories Than Other Mammals

In Mice, Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Longer, Healthier Lives

Insomnia Hints at Future Hospitalization

Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study

Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors

Joblessness May Age You, Study Suggests

Jury Still Out on Routine Mental Tests for Seniors, Panel Says

Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies

Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study

Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis

Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer May Benefit Seniors

Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors

Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques

Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC

Living Long and Healthy After 65 Depends on State: CDC

Living Long May Protect Against Early Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking

Loved Ones Stay Attuned to Spouse's Emotions, Study Says

Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men

Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests

Many Americans Worry About Cost of Long-Term Care: Poll

Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men

Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC

Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors

Mediterranean Diet May Help Women Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Memory Worries May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's

Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests

Middle-Aged Health Behavior a Matter of Degrees

Mom's Genes May Play Part in How Children Age

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

More Americans Getting Cataract Surgery

More Deaths Among Older People During Economic Upswings: Study

More Evidence Ties Obesity to Disability in Older Women

More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests

More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk

MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer

My Father's Keeper: Caring for a Parent With Dementia

Nearly Half of Seniors May Experience Delirium After Major Surgery

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

NIH Launches Online Resource for End-of-Life Issues

No Benefit to Community-Wide Dementia Screening: Review

No Connection Seen Between Dementia, Common Eye Disease

No Sign That Vitamin D Supplements Help Aging Bones: Study

No Significant Change in U.S. Women's Life Expectancy

Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study

Occupational Hazard for Teachers?

Old-Age Specialists May Boost Recovery Among Injured Seniors

Older Adults' Posture May Predict Future Disability

Older Age May Mean Fewer Hangovers

Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting

Older Workers Who Drive Top Traffic Death List: CDC

Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study

Outgoing Young People Become Happier Seniors: Survey

People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt

Peripheral Artery Disease on the Rise Worldwide

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

Portable Bed Rails Can Pose Safety Hazard, FDA Says

Post-Surgery Pain Tied to Temporary Memory Decline in Mice

Probiotics Not Warranted for Seniors Taking Antibiotics: Study

Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well

Putting Off Retirement May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's

Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say

Race May Be Factor in Loss of Sense of Smell That Comes With Age

Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

Research Hints at How Alzheimer's Affects the Brain

Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study

Saliva May Improve With Age for Flu Protection

Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer's

Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease

Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles

Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say

'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most

Seniors With Serious Injuries Often Don't Receive Specialized Care

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women

Simple Steps Could Keep People With Dementia at Home Longer: Study

Smartphones May Help Nursing Home Docs Spot Drug Mishaps

Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline

Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms

Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending

Social Toll of Hearing Loss Could Be Cause for Alarm

Speaking Two Languages May Delay Dementia Symptoms

Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study Confirms

Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors

Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk

Stressful Events May Raise Risk of Falls in Older Men, Study Finds

Study Aging, Not Disease, for Real Benefits, Scientists Say

Study May Help Explain Delay of Heart Disease in Women

Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face

Study Raises Concerns Over Safety of Implanted Heart Pump

Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Kidney Problems

Study Suggests Late-Term Preemies Don't Do as Well in Life

Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones

Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says

Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival

Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture

Today's 90-Somethings Seem Sharper Than Predecessors

Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Disability as You Age

Too Much Sitting After 60 May Lead to Disability, Study Says

Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women

Two-Pronged Anxiety Treatment Aids Older Adults

Two-Thirds of Seniors Need Help With Some Part of Daily Living

U.S. Blacks Still Lag Whites in Life Expectancy: Study

U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors

U.S. Heart Failure Costs Could Skyrocket: Report

U.S. Lagging Other Countries on Many Health Measures

Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Vegetarians May Live Longer

Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance

Video Game May Erase Effects of Aging on the Brain

Video Game May Help Keep Aging Brains Sharp

Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review

Volunteering May Be Good for the Heart in More Ways Than One

Volunteering May Make People Happier, Study Finds

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures

Want to Stay Young? Start Moving

Warfarin May Up Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

'Western' Diet Not the Way to Age Well

Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds

Younger Men Biggest Consumers of Added Sugars: CDC

Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement

Zest for Life Can Be a Moving Experience


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