Age Health News

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11/15/2017
11/13/2017
9/13/2017
Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

8/30/2017
America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever

Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds

8/28/2017
Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure

Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports

8/24/2017
Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests

Researchers recommend more study on older users

8/6/2017
Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

8/3/2017
As World's Population Ages, Blindness Rates Likely to Grow

Study of 188 countries finds burden of impaired vision falls hardest on developing nations

8/2/2017
10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

7/26/2017
Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

7/10/2017
Dad-to-Be's Age Can Affect Fertility Treatment Success

Biggest effects seen for younger women with older men

7/7/2017
Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

6/29/2017
Is Potential Human Life Span Unlimited?

Maybe, says biologist, especially if technology and medicine keep improving

6/28/2017
Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

6/26/2017
Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

6/21/2017
Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

6/15/2017
Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

6/7/2017
Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

6/1/2017
New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

5/22/2017
1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll

Three-quarters believe that people can beat the addiction

5/17/2017
Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care

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

5/8/2017
Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair

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

5/4/2017
When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety?

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

5/2/2017
Heart Failure, Job Loss May Be Deadly Combo

In study, heart failure patients had higher death risk if unemployed, but cause-and-effect unclear

4/28/2017
Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

4/27/2017
'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die

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

4/13/2017
Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks

Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

3/23/2017
Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

3/14/2017
Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

3/8/2017
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

3/6/2017
Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk

Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low

3/2/2017
Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

3/1/2017
Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

2/28/2017
Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

2/21/2017
Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

2/20/2017
Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests

Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds

2/20/2017
Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

2/10/2017
Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

1/27/2017
Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

11/30/2016
Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50

At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

11/28/2016
3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure

Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

11/28/2016
Never Too Old for a Mammogram?

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

11/23/2016
Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young

Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say

11/17/2016
Do Women Who Have Kids Later Live Longer?

Those who give birth at age 25 or older more likely to live to 90, study suggests

11/4/2016
MS Symptoms May Develop Earlier in Darker, Cooler Climes

Study results suggest latitude affects timing of disease onset

11/1/2016
DNA May Influence Your Reproductive Decisions

Age of first childbirth involves more than just personal choice, study suggests

10/26/2016
Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills?

Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

10/14/2016
Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic?

Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

10/6/2016
New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss

Older people's brains have a harder time processing speech, researchers suggest

10/5/2016
Have Humans Hit Their Longevity Limit?

More people might attain very old age, study finds, but probably not beyond 125 years