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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.

Latest by HealthAfter50

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Symptoms

How to Restore Your Sex Drive After Menopause

Your libido can take a hit after you go through menopause. Here’s how to get things back to normal.

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Risk Factors

7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer's

Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.

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Symptoms

Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

Nail psoriasis may not be preventable, but these tips for proper nail care can help you have fewer flare-ups.

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Symptoms

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.

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Treatment

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.

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Treatment

When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

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

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Esophagus

Are You at Risk for Cancer of the Esophagus?

Esophageal cancer is rare, and the exact causes aren't well known, but research suggests that these steps may help reduce your risk.

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Symptoms

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.

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Symptoms

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.

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Symptoms

Surprising Facts About Losing Your 5 Senses

New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.