Misc. Aging News

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5/26/2017
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

5/26/2017
Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day

Here's what seniors can do

5/23/2017
Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

5/22/2017
Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

5/22/2017
First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

5/19/2017
Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them

Study finds many still prescribed long-term disease-preventing medications

5/16/2017
Smiling Adds Years, But Not in a Good Way, Study Finds

A grin puts wrinkles around the eyes that make you look two years older, but there's a youthful look in surprise

5/15/2017
Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

5/9/2017
Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

5/9/2017
Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

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

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

5/8/2017
Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location

Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different counties

5/4/2017
4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime

Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers note

5/2/2017
Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans

But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whites

5/2/2017
Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users

And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review found

5/1/2017
Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends

Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

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

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

4/28/2017
Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey 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

4/27/2017
Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

4/25/2017
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

4/24/2017
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

4/19/2017
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls

Exercise helps improve balance and age-related muscle loss, doctor says

4/17/2017
Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

4/14/2017
Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

4/11/2017
A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

4/11/2017
The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

4/10/2017
More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

4/5/2017
Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

4/5/2017
Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

4/4/2017
What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

3/31/2017
Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

3/31/2017
Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

3/29/2017
Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women

Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

3/28/2017
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

3/23/2017
Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

3/23/2017
Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

3/22/2017
Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer?

Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff

3/16/2017
'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

3/14/2017
Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

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

3/10/2017
Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

3/8/2017
Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

3/7/2017
Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

3/7/2017
More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

3/3/2017
Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

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

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

3/2/2017
Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help

High-quality digital devices provide 'significant benefit' to older Americans, study finds

3/1/2017
Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis

Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

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

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

2/28/2017
Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain