By Nsikan Akpan | May 15, 2013 12:35 AM EDT
Denver hospital develops a blood test to protect against allergic reactions to hip and knee implants
By Anthony Rivas | May 09, 2013 06:53 PM EDT
Almost one out of every eight seniors suffers from mental decline, but very few of them seek help from a health-care provider while there's still time, a CDC report says.
By Ansa Varughese | May 08, 2013 07:41 PM EDT
A team of researchers from the UK is granted £12 million to develop home health sensor systems to monitor the health of the aging and vulnerable populations.
By Justin Caba | Apr 24, 2013 11:29 AM EDT
According to researchers, the majority of Americans over the age of 40 are extremely unprepared for long term healthcare requirements.
By Makini Brice | Jan 23, 2013 09:19 AM EST
Playwright and poet William Congreve once said that "music has charms to soothe a savage beast".
By Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 02:33 PM EST
When 75-year-old Nermin Keating’s top row of dentures disappeared, doctors failed to notice that she had swallowed them – not once, not twice, but four times.
By Amber Moore | Dec 14, 2012 10:47 AM EST
Aerobic exercise, not only helps in improving physical health, but also boosts mental abilities.
By Makini Brice | Nov 21, 2012 11:31 AM EST
Study found that older adults who describe themselves as spry recover more quickly from serious disabilities than seniors who describe themselves as decrepit.
By Makini Brice | Oct 29, 2012 03:11 PM EDT
Seniors in Ikaria live, on average, 8 to 10 years longer before suffering from cardiovascular disease.
By Makini Brice | Oct 10, 2012 03:02 PM EDT
A Georgian woman who claimed to be 132 years old has died.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Oct 02, 2012 11:14 AM EDT
Almost one third of Medicare's beneficiaries use the program to pay for end-of-life care at nursing homes, which may not be equipped to treat or prevent pain and suffering.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 24, 2012 11:57 AM EDT
New research suggest if seniors, aged 60 and over, are offered free bus passes it may encourage older people to be more physically active.
By Makini Brice | Sep 12, 2012 02:09 PM EDT
Aspirin is found in drugs like Bayer while ibuprofen is found in popular over-the-counter medications like Advil and Motrin and acetaminophen is found in Tylenol.
By | Aug 31, 2012 11:02 AM EDT
A healthier lifestyle adds six years to men's life, five years for women, a new study says.