A study suggests it may not be necessary for knee replacement patients to wait up to two weeks after surgery before showering, as many surgeons require. The study from Loyola ... Read More >
Women with early stage breast cancer were less likely to start chemotherapy if they used alternative therapies, according to latest research led by Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD, associate professor of ... Read More >
Women with early stage breast cancer were less likely to start chemotherapy if they used alternative therapies, according to latest research led by Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD, associate professor of Read More >
For years, physicians have told patients that HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) helps protect them from cardiovascular disease (CVD). And the higher the number, the more the protection. HD Read More >
By Molly Middleton Meyer
It’s difficult to imagine that out of grief could come something so beautiful, that out of pain could come healing, but that’s exactly what happened.
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What do school kids and retirees have in common during these dog days of summer? For many, it’s having lots of time and not knowing what to do with it.
But that comparison begins to breakd Read More >
Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 28th 2016 say they have found a gene that helps explain why some people appear more youthful than others.
A release f Read More >
A release from the MIT News Office written by Anne Trafton reports that scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can tempor Read More >
The “Greatest Generation” experienced the burgeoning of government and corporate pension and health-care plans post-World War II, but baby boomers and later generations are facing the severe co Read More >
Any task that encourages you to sit in one position for long hours can wreak havoc on posture. Even enjoyable hours whiled away with an e-reader or a tablet may have that effect — and worse. A st Read More >
By Delaina Dixon
Hi, thirdAGE readers. One of the things I love about fitness is that it’s constantly offering new ways to make your exercise and healthy life endeavors more effective, Read More >
Older adults who followed strength-training guidelines had lower odds of dying than those who weren’t as physically active, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Read More >
Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario have found that a single minute of very intense exercise produces health benefits similar to longer, traditional endurance training. The find Read More >
Editor’s Note: In the third part of a four-part series, thirdAGE contributor Nancy Wurtzel (at right in the above photo) shares the ordeal her sister Barbara (at left in the above photo) is under Read More >
Editor’s note: Doctor visits can be frightening at any time, but they can become intimidating as well when you grow older. You may be dealing with serious or chronic health problems; you could be Read More >
Many young grads will move back in with their parents after getting their degree in May. It’s often not easy on either party. Boomerang kids typically raise a host of financial and family issues. Read More >
Editor’s Note: In the second part of a four-part series, thirdAGE contributor Nancy Wurtzel (at left in the above photo) shares the ordeal her sister Barbara (at right in the above photo) is unde Read More >