A new study suggests that an increasing number of senior citizens are seeking Knee-replacement surgeries mostly because of the desire stay active and due to joint-damaging obesity.
Ladies can rejoice as in what looks like a breakthrough in the world of ovarian cancer, scientists have found an easy three-question paper-and-pencil survey which can be finished in less than two minutes to effectively diagnose ovarian cancer.
A new study claims that the postmenopausal women with type II diabetes are about 30 percent more likely to contract breast cancer.
A new study conducted by Human factors/ergonomics researchers gives insights into older adults' willingness to receive robot assistance and suggests that older adults are open to robotic help to some extent.
L'Oreal, the French cosmetic giant and the world's largest cosmetics manufacturer, has been accused by US regulators of misleading claims in marketing its Lancome line of anti-aging products, according to a letter released Tuesday. Addressed to the president of L'Oreal-owned Lancome USA, the letter by the Food and Drug Administration says that under US law, some Lancome products advertised online "are intended to affect the structure or any function of the human body, rendering them drugs."
A new study claims that consuming non-alcoholic red wine could be beneficial for men with the high risk of heart disease.
It is well known that the benefits of exercising are not limited to attaining a good body shape, but vital for a smooth and healthy functioning of organs. It is as important for elderly people, as it is for youngsters. A new study by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM) claims that there is no age limit at which one should start or stop exercising.
If you are someone who has trouble falling asleep at night, or who has a lot of sleep disruptions, you might want to take it seriously, as a new study claims...
It is never too late. Maintaining a healthy life style is advised at any time in life and there could be added benefits of following a healthy regime in the later years of life, a new study claims. According to the study, a healthy lifestyle in old age could add up to five years to women's lives and men can enjoy six years. The researchers from Sweden claim this study to be the first of its kind to provide information on the differences in longevity, based on several modifiable factors, Medical Xpress reported.
A new study claims that being physically fit at the age of 30, 40, and 50 not only expands lifespan, it also helps people age healthily and ward off chronic illnesses. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Cooper Institute have studied how fitness could affect the burden of chronic diseases towards the later years of life- a concept known as morbidity compression. "We've determined that being fit is not just delaying the inevitable, but it is actually lowering the onset of chronic disease in the final years of life," said Dr. Jarett Berry, assistant professor of internal medicine and senior author of the study available online in the Archives of Internal Medicine
In a study aimed at understanding the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells, Johns Hopkins urologists have discovered that the reduction of a specific protein acts as an indicator to an increased risk of cancer recurrence.
The diagnosis for Alzheimer's might soon be just a simple eye test, scientists claim.
It may soon be possible to offer evidence-based advice to women suffering from ovarian cancer on how to ease their journey by making lifestyle changes.
Regular brushing of teeth may lower the risk of developing dementia later in life, claims a new study. For the study, researchers observed 5,500 elderly people for a period of 18 years and found that people who brushed less than once a day, there was 65 per cent likelihood developing dementia than those who brushed every day.
Acupuncture is an alternative medicine methodology originating in ancient China is not only good for relieving pain of knee osteoarthritis, it is also a cheaper option compared to going for a surgery for the condition, a new study claims.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.