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Risk factors for COPD may now be identified by more than just smoking habits.
What is the role of genetics in COPD?
A number of common infections can become dangerous for adults over the age of 65.
E-cigarettes are not all they are cracked up to be.
E-cigarette use linked to cardiac sympathetic activity
The rate of diabetes-related deaths is at 12 percent, higher than previously thought.
Do the roots of Alzheimer's disease go back to birth?
Lack of vitamin A before birth may be linked to Alzheimer's disease
How well a senior can detect smells may indicate the presence of Alzheimer's disease.
Can sense of smell diagnose Alzheimer's?
Measuring decline in Parkinson's may be best done with a hand-grip test, according to a new study.
Foods with anti-inflammatory properties could improve bone strength for older women.
The diet changes that could prevent bone loss
Researchers have found a link between air pollution and increased risk of dementia among older women.
Air pollution may lead to an increased risk of dementia in older women, according to new research.
When diabetes gets worse quickly, it could mean something more serious is happening to the pancreas.
Could changes in diabetes progression signal cancer?
A new breath test may help to reduce the number of unnecessary endoscopies among those thought to have stomach or esophagus cancer.
Seniors have varying nutritional needs to help them age better.
Better nutrition could reduce senior frailty
Even just a single concussion may increase the odds of developing Alzheimer's disease among those with a genetic predisposition.
A new study has found a link between concussions and Alzheimer's disease.
In addition to the physical benefits of regular exercise, there may be some mental ones as well.
Regular physical activity can have a number of benefits for seniors.
Low-impact exercises can help seniors stay active despite joint pain.
'Chair yoga' could keep arthritic seniors more active
Extensive studies shows that patients who receive counseling and medication for their depression are more extroverted and less neurotic than those who don't.
Therapeutic intervention improves outlook of depressed patients
A new study questions theories that high cholesterol leads to Alzheimer's disease.
Study finds no link between cholesterol and Alzheimer's
Researchers have found a link between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss.
Vitamin D supplements, taken along with regular asthma medications, may reduce the number of asthma attacks a patient has.
Vitamin D may improve asthma symptoms
Alcohol abuse may be a bigger risk for heart disease than previously thought.
Alcohol a significant contributor to heart disease
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