(HealthDay)—Of all the diseases people worry about getting, viral hepatitis is usually way down on the list. Most often it's thought of as a disease that affects only drug addicts or the sexually promiscuous. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study suggests that human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women at or after menopause may represent an infection acquired years ago, and that HPV infections may exist below limits of detection after one to two years, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Just 20 percent of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) begin the recommended treatment regimen and less than 5 percent go on to successfully overcome the virus, according to a new review in General Ho ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research reveals that the greatest demand for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C (HCV)-related liver disease occurs among Americans born between 1941 and 1960. Findings in the December issue of Liver Transplantation, a jour ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. task force suggests that people at high risk for the hepatitis C virus should be screened, which includes those with a history of intravenous drug use and those who received blood transfusions ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For baby boomers, the peak interest in health issues comes at about age 51, with a second peak coming near age 65, according to a new study.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The oldest old are doing better and those approaching late life are doing worse, but Americans between the ages of 65 and 84 are experiencing about the same level of disabilities as they ...
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(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide shows that Generation X is already on the path to becoming more obese than their baby boomer predecessors.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New strategies to reduce obesity among baby boomers in the workforce are urgently needed, according to a report released today by University of Adelaide researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older adults are asking more questions about liver health now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has formally called for baby boomers to get tested for Hepatitis C, says ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—The vast majority of the post-war baby boomers have had at least one medical condition requiring regular GP visits in the run-up to retirement, and just one in six was completely condition free, according ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—No one thought Sherry S., a 91-year-old former sociologist with dementia-related short-term memory loss, could write.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Popeye inspired a generation of growing Baby Boomers to eat its spinach. Today, role models such as Batman can prompt children to develop their own healthy eating habits, a recent Cornell University study finds.
Health Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's not good news for baby boomers with arthritic knees: Injections of hyaluronic acid have little effect on pain and no effect on function, according to a new analysis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While the elderly represent the fastest growing segment of the population, too little is known about the nature and scope of crime impacting this generation. Victoria Titterington of Sam Houston State University is trying ...
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0