Age Health News

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2/3/2016
Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a Third

Senescent cells linked to inflammation, researchers say

2/1/2016
New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

1/14/2016
Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDC

Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says

1/11/2016
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50

1/11/2016
Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey

Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

1/6/2016
Can Early Menopause Trigger Depression Later in Life?

Research suggests longer estrogen exposure might have protective effect

12/27/2015
The Younger the Mother, the Worse Her Health at Midlife: Study

Those who waited until at least 25 fared better at 40, researchers say

11/13/2015
Envy, Thy Name Is Youth

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion

11/10/2015
Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive

But younger people more satisfied with their lives than ever, surveys find

10/26/2015
Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge

And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

10/21/2015
New Mammogram Guidelines Already Creating Controversy

Doctors at several leading U.S. cancer hospitals say most women should get exams starting at 40, not 45

10/20/2015
Women Should Get Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 45: Cancer Society

Previous recommendation was 40; new guidelines place greater emphasis on approach of menopause

10/13/2015
Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack

This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

10/6/2015
Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects

9/15/2015
Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds

Poor outcomes could stem from factors related to having an emergency procedure, expert suggests

9/14/2015
People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

8/5/2015
Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks

Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

6/11/2015
Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

6/9/2015
Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans

Falls are the major cause among the elderly, researchers say

6/9/2015
Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk

Greater odds of disorder in kids of teen moms, older moms and parents with big age gap, study suggests

6/8/2015
Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates

Massachusetts study found 40 percent drop in serious accidents among teens once new laws passed

5/27/2015
Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

5/15/2015
Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

Women who entered it before age 44 were slightly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation in study

4/20/2015
U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

3/24/2015
More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

3/6/2015
Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

2/27/2015
Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

2/24/2015
Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

2/17/2015
Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

1/30/2015
Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women

But risk of blood clots higher with use of seniors' own tissue instead of implants

1/30/2015
Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

12/2/2014
40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

U.S. government analysis also found 15 percent had three or more problems

12/2/2014
Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Limiting screening to women with family history, dense breasts would miss many cancers, researchers find

8/26/2014
Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

7/22/2014
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

7/9/2014
Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds

Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

6/23/2014
Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

6/18/2014
Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

6/16/2014
Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study

7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

6/3/2014
Scents May Sway Your Sense of Beauty

Small study found women seemed prettier when pleasant odors were near

6/2/2014
Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women

Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

5/30/2014
Why Youngest, Oldest Marathoners Post Similar Times

Performance peaks in late 20s, slowing down 2 percent every year after: study

5/28/2014
Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study

Researchers found older white trauma patients were 20 percent more likely to die

5/21/2014
Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

5/20/2014
Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Stroke Risk in Women, Too

Later onset of the sleep disorder may have led to an underestimation of women's risk, study suggests

5/16/2014
Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans

Men with 2 or more defects have more than double the risk of dying early, study suggests

5/14/2014
Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

5/9/2014
More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC

First births to women 35 and older have increased dramatically over last 40 years

4/29/2014
Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests

Researchers compared thousands of children born in Sweden over two decades

4/23/2014
Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations