Middle-aged adults who are not fit are more likely to have a smaller brain volume later on in life, a new study reported.
A draft guidelines released by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force strongly recommends cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to adults aged 40-75 with 10% heart risk in the next 10 years to prevent heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.
Scientists find that adults choose smaller portions of food that are accompanied by prizes, rather than larger portions that do not come with freebies.
According to new federal data, the smoking rate among American adults has continued to fall.
Nearly 20 percent of American adults - 43.8 million people - had a diagnosable mental illness in 2013, according to federal officials.
A new study found that the cost to treat skin cancer has skyrocketed in comparison to the costs of treating other cancers.
Based on the 2013 guidelines for primary care providers on weight management, weight loss treatment was advised to 140 million adults in the United States.
Older adults who have a strong sense of purpose in life, are likely to get health screenings such as colonoscopies and mammograms, according to a new study.
A new study reported that high milk intake does not reduce risk of fracture.
Homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a serious public health concern, according to a new study.
According to a recent study, researchers found that only half of the Americans over the age of 45 get screened for diabetes.
In a new study, researchers found that couples that do not have children were as likely to have family meals as families with children.
As we learn basic arithmetic, we gradually switch from solving problems by counting on fingers to pulling facts from the memory. A new study has the first evidence of how this transformation takes place.
A new study reported that older adults living in St. Louis rarely use public transit.
A new study found that the U.S Hispanic/Latino population faces a greater risk of developing cardiovascular diseases because of obesity.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.