Age Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/5/2007
Intimate Partner Abuse Affects Broad Spectrum of Ages

Study finds 4% of women aged 65 and older reported mistreatment within past 5 years

1/25/2007
Looking for a Longer Life? Win a Nobel Prize

Study finds laureates gain almost 2 years time, not to mention the lofty social status

1/15/2007
Anesthetic Linked to Alzheimer's Risk

Researchers found evidence of neuron death and beta-amyloid plaques after use of isoflurane

12/12/2006
Treatment Beats Watchful Waiting for Older Prostate Cancer Patients

Death rate was 31 percent lower in group that got surgery or radiation, study says

12/11/2006
Vision Problems Among Those Over 40 Costly

Report finds U.S. price tag tops $35 billion a year

10/1/2006
Diverticulitis Showing Up in Young, Obese Adults

An illness typical in patients over 50 is now being seen in those in their 20s, experts say

8/22/2006
Few Studies Done on Preventing Bed Sores

Canadian report finds meager treatment evaluations for common ailment costing billions

5/22/2006
Common Painkillers Linked to Increased Admissions for Heart Failure

Older patients taking NSAIDs showed a 30% higher risk, U.K. study finds

2/3/2005
Young Cell Phone Users Drive Like Seniors

Talking slows reaction time to that of 70-year-olds, study finds

1/25/2005
Obesity Ups Risk of Kidney Stones

Risk more pronounced in women, researchers say

11/24/2004
Help Older Adults Enjoy the Holidays

Keep them in mind when planning family fun

3/19/2003
Age Not a Factor in Prostate Cancer Survival

Study finds younger patients don't have poorer outlook

11/29/2002
Managing the Death of a Spouse

Income, no matter how high, may not help people cope

9/16/2002
Age of Mom Not Risky for Twins, Triplets

The findings contradict conventional thinking

8/17/2002
Fitting Fitness Back in Your Life

Tips from experts on how to start those healthy exercise workouts again

9/24/2001
Drowning in 'Stuff'

Lone elderly tend to hoard possessions, says new study

9/6/2001
Shrunken Brains vs. Healthier Hearts

The pluses and minuses for seniors who drink

8/30/2001
Big League Difference in Little Boys

Older boys in Little League baseball have unfair edge, say experts

7/6/2001
Aging Brightly

Study shows loved ones can make the difference

5/30/2001
Beware Mammograms for Elderly

The frail see more pain than gain