- What is the average age for COPD? October 16, 2018
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high exposure to pollutants may de …
- Keto diet may protect against cognitive decline October 16, 2018
Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen — the ketogenic diet — may even prevent cognitive decline.
- How do hearing and sight influence cognitive decline? October 12, 2018
Hearing and sight loss are tied to faster cognitive decline, so does addressing these issues slow down cognitive deterioration? New studies investigate.
- Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease October 10, 2018
A new study deemed 'game-changing' by the researchers finds a blocking compound that can stop the cartilage from breaking down in a model of osteoarthritis.
- Why depression, trauma can make you age faster October 9, 2018
New research finds that the DNA of people with major depression is biologically older than that of people who do not have the condition.
- What to know about age spots (liver spots) October 9, 2018
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin canc …
- What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's? October 9, 2018
Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The conditions overlap in terms …
- A compound found in apples can slow down aging October 4, 2018
In a new mouse study, researchers identified a naturally occurring compound that appears to be the most effective in slowing down the process of aging.
- Alzheimer's burden will double by 2060, warn CDC September 25, 2018
The first study to ever predict Alzheimer's prevalence by race and ethnicity estimates that the United States burden of the disease will double by 2060.
- Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, 'disability-free' life September 19, 2018
Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says.