Healthy Aging Topics
Spider veins sometimes cause itching and burning, but these sensations are usually harmless. Here’s what you need to know.
Everyone worries, to some degree, about things at work or home. And with news of violent incidents and uncertainty about the economy, who doesn’t consider worst-case scenarios? Almost everyone seems to experience worrisome thoughts. So how do you kno...
Interstitial lung disease refers to a group of more than 200 chronic disorders in which lung tissue is damaged and the walls of the air sacs become inflamed.
Older lung cancer patients who get surgery may have longer average survival than younger patients, according to this study.
Beta-amyloid, a key culprit in Alzheimer’s, is also part of the immune system, leading scientists to speculate that infections might trigger the disease.
Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.
Hearing loss and its accompanying distress can be reduced by improving hearing, a small study has found, especially with the use of a cochlear implant.
When a bystander is guided through CPR by a 911 dispatcher, it may increase the odds of survival for someone in cardiac arrest.
Research on a bionic eye is underway, which could conceivably offer hope for improved vision in people with dry AMD.
Palliative care for dementia throughout the course of the disease can help improve quality of life for patients and lighten the burden on caregivers.