Healthy Aging Topics
Exercise is good for your body—it’s a no-brainer, right? And speaking of brains, yours reaps the benefits of that workout too, new research confirms.
Increasingly, stress is considered a risk factor for dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s. Stress is also a risk factor for stroke and heart attack as well as a trigger for many diseases from arthritis to psoriasis. Obviously, limiting stress in our lives is a good idea. But how? Simply living what we call modern life seems to make stress the norm.
Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.
Have you heard? There are brand new guidelines regarding taking aspirin to help prevent heart disease. Here’s what you need to know.
Don’t delay—here’s why acting quickly at the first sign of a heart attack is vital.
The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.
A new study out of the University of California at San Francisco found that older adults who used a skin cream twice a day for a month had lower levels of inflammation throughout their bodies. Here’s what you need to know.
Tracy didn’t plan to get pregnant at 40 years old. But now, 15 years later, she wouldn’t change a thing.
You don’t have to have decades of workouts under your belt to reap the muscle-building benefits, finds a new study.