A newish blood sugar test is leading to sometimes confusing diagnoses of pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Author: Kathleen Doheny
Some experimental remedies are proving effective, and new treatment options are in the pipeline.
Fifty percent of seniors considered healthy by doctors are actually not — and some who might seem unhealthy are just fine.
In a new study, those who had high vitamin C intake had a lower risk of getting cataracts and a lower risk of cataract progression.
Your doctor should treat you as an individual, not an age — it’s important for your health. Learn the red flags and what to do about it.
The MIND diet does more than guard against Alzheimer’s – it could keep your brain sharp as you age.
Fasting? Drugs? Genes? Bill Gifford, author of “Spring Chicken” separates the scams from the science.
As more states legalize medical marijuana, research is uncovering evidence for its benefits in alleviating insomnia, chronic pain and other conditions that plague seniors.
This couple are taking the concept of ”road trip” to new heights as they pedal their 5,300-mile route. On the way, they’re fundraising for WaterAid and blogging.
Toni Neubauer has brought literacy to remote areas of Nepal, where she regularly treks. Last year, her daughter and granddaughter went with her.
Turns out, it’s not all downhill. Each of our cognitive skills peaks at a different age, and even at age 60 we haven’t reached our peak on some of them.
Morrie Markoff, a former machinist, had his first art show last year at the age of 100.
Based on a new understanding of Alzheimer’s, this experimental treatment plan is simple to follow and medication-free.
We asked experts and people who’ve turned “should” into “did” for their best tips on how to get motivated for exercise.
Are your meds unpronounceable? Here’s the inside dope on why – straight from the drug-naming gurus.