Age Health News

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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

4/9/2014
Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated

Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

4/8/2014
Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?

Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

4/3/2014
Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

Researchers in Taiwan found strongest connection among people younger than 34

3/21/2014
Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70

More harm than good can result, and decision should be made case by case, study says

3/20/2014
Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink

But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say