- Solanezumab, a new Alzheimer's drug in the middle of clinical trials, could lead to a significant breakthrough in dementia research within five years.
- The new rheumatoid arthritis drug sarilumab could significantly improve mobility and alleviate pain for people suffering from the chronic condition.
- A so-called bio patch made from a collagen platform could restore and improve bone growth in weakened areas.
- In a study of 1458 European adolescents, high chocolate intake corresponded to lower body fat levels.
- A survey of 127,000 people have found that current screening guidelines may miss up to 10 percent of all colon cancers.
- Smelling coffee and chocolate isn't something that we'll be able to do forever, but exercise may help us do it for longer.
- A brief memory test can have a tremendous impact on subjective age perception, a new study has found.
- A survey of thousands of postmenopausal women with invasive breast cancer found that multivitamin intake was associated with a 30 percent lower risk of dying from the disease.
- Vernon Johnston says he cured his stage IV prostate cancer with baking soda and molasses. Now what?
- Although human evolution churns on, our bodies have not yet adapted to modern society.
- Staying sharp after retirement requires both exercise and motivation, researchers assert.
- Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, whom Guinness World Record declared to be the oldest man alive in June, has died at 112 in Grand Island, N.Y.
Geriatrics is a sub-specialty of internal medicine and family medicine that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or physician who specializes in the care of elderly people. Rather, this decision is determined by the individual patient's needs.