Geriatric care Stories
No Amount Of Alcohol Is Good For You, Study Suggests
New research challenges the idea that alcohol consumption can be healthy in moderation, and instead suggests that these findings are based on skewed data.
Cognitive Decline In Women Begins Earlier Than We Thought
Women’s brains start to show signs of decline well before they become senior citizens.
The Truth About Holiday Season Deaths
More people die from heart problems during the Christmas season and it has nothing to do with the winter weather.
Why You Might Want A Female Doctor
Medicare patients were less likely to die or to be readmitted to the hospital when their doctors were women.
Scientists Expand Mice Lifespans By Reprogramming Cells
Scientists were recently able to extend the lifespan of mice by reprogramming some of their genes, and believe the same can be done someday in humans.
White People Are Dying Faster Than They Can Be Born
United States demographics are changing as more white people die than are born in 17 states.
Omega-3 Supplements May Improve Muscle Function In Older Women
A new study has found that fish oil supplements may help older women to prevent falls related to muscle problems.
Compound Found In Cheese And Semen May Be Key To Longer Life
New research has found that a compound originally isolated in semen is able to increase the lifespan of mice, and could be key to doing the same in humans.
New Understanding On Telomere Behavior Could Help Us Fight Cancer
New research has identified a behavior of telomeres that may lead to new cancer treatments.
What The Brains Of Super Agers Can Teach Us About Memory Preservation
Brain scans of "super agers" may reveal how some elderly people never lose memory function.
How To Live A Long, Healthy Life
A doctor reveals secrets to a healthy long life based on decades of research.
Family Bonds Will Keep You Alive Longer Than Friendships
Tight family bonds are the key to living a longer life in the end.