Adding excitement to your garden is easy. You can create instant, year-round color, structure, motion and fun to your landscape with a bit of garden art. Just like shopping for ... Read More >
A study by University of Miami psychologists published in June 2017 in The Journal of Neuroscience revealed that brain signals in specific regions change over a lifespan in ways that might be impor Read More >
Older adults who take non-selective beta-blockers, a class of cardiovascular medication, may be at higher risk of falling compared with people using selective beta-blockers, according to new resear Read More >
You’re trying to get the kids off to school, you can’t find your cell phone, and you’re sitting in traffic. Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the ord Read More >
If you’re interested in wearing adult braces, this Consumer Update from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will tell you what you need to know:
Your dentist tells you that Read More >
For most children and teenagers, the start of summer break means three months of sleeping in late, trips to the beach, summer vacations, camps and other activities there just wasn’t time for when Read More >
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York have discovered that loss of muscle stem cells is the main driving force behind muscle decline in old age in mice. Their findin Read More >
Americans worry a lot about retirement.
Will their savings hold out? Will Social Security still be around? Will healthcare costs gouge a great hole in their finances?
What many of the Read More >
According to new research, when it comes to buying Rogaine foams, the gender gap is particularly obvious: Women pay an average of 40 percent more than men for the hair loss remedy.
The analy Read More >
Exactly when does old age begin? Which health markers best predict who will live a long and healthy life versus a life spent in poor health?
Developing metrics to help answer these questions Read More >
A generational and cultural shift is happening across America. Baby Boomers and older seniors have discovered that their children under 50 or grandchildren have no desire to accept family treasures Read More >
Rice bran, the outer covering of the rice grain, has high nutritional value and is a rich source of proteins, fats, minerals and micronutrients such as B vitamins, according to a study published in Read More >
Research published in 2017 by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University in Boston shed new light on vitamin K and its significant p Read More >
If you are overweight or obese, you’ve probably already heard about metabolic syndrome, a set of symptoms that ups your risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases. Paring Read More >
Parent and grandparents alert! Parents choosing foods for their children are significantly more likely to purchase “health halo” products – branded to cause misleading assumptions Read More >
Recreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary people and competitive runners, according to a study published in the June i2017 ssue of the Jou Read More >
Exercise, already proven to have a myriad of health benefits, may be able to slow down cellular aging, according to researchers from Brigham Young University.
“Just because you’re 40, do Read More >
Active commuting by bicycle is associated with a substantial decrease in the risk of death from all causes, cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD), compared with non-active commuting by car or pub Read More >
Having your spouse develop Alzheimer’s is a tragedy for anyone, but for Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ronald Glaser’s illness is laced with heartbreaking irony.
In the early 1990s the couple pu Read More >
The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, according to research published online in June2017 by a Michigan State University scholar. Read More >
A study published in June 2017 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined the effects spouses had on the decision of older adults to have Advance directives (ADs), the legal documen Read More >
Findings from an Alzheimer’s Association survey released in June 2017 in conjunction with Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month show that while people overwhelmingly agree it often takes a vi Read More >
If your family has recently welcomed the addition of a precious newborn, make sure you know how to administer medications safely should the need arise. Grandparent alert: Don’t rely on your memor Read More >