HealthAfter50

Health After 50, published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, provides up-to-date, evidence-based research and expert advice on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of health conditions affecting adults in middle age and beyond. It's part of Remedy Health Media's network of digital and print publications, which also include HealthCentral; HIV/AIDS resources The Body and The Body Pro; the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter; and the Berkeley Wellness website.

Conditions Covered:Healthy Aging, Healthy Living, Cancer, Women's Health, Men's Health, Pulmonary Embolism, COPD, Low Testosterone, Shingles

Latest by HealthAfter50

Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

While nail psoriasis may not be preventable, proper nail care may help limit your flare-ups.

The Natural Aging Process of Skin

Learn about the natural aging process of skin and the different conditions that can develop as you get older.

Finding the Right Skin Creams for Eczema

Many skin creams on the market can cause inflamed, itchy skin. Find out how to pick ones that will keep your eczema under control.

When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

Are You at Risk for Cancer of the Esophagus?

While the exact cause of cancer of the esophagus is unknown, research suggests that these steps may reduce your risk.

Are You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

The number of liver cancer cases has nearly tripled in the United States over the past three decades. Here are the most common causes.

What Happens if You Ignore Hearing Loss?

Research shows that untreated hearing loss has troubling consequences that go far beyond simply misunderstanding what someone says.

Surprising Facts About Losing Your 5 Senses

New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.

List of Drugs Older Adults Should Avoid

Ten types of medications should be avoided by older adults. Ten types of medications should be avoided by older adults. If you’re taking any of the following drugs, ask your doctor whether there are safer alternatives.

What Is COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.