(AP) -- For the first time, health officials are proposing that all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
The number of baby boomers dying from a "silent epidemic" of hepatitis C infections is increasing so rapidly that federal officials are planning a new nationwide push for widespread testing.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Startling new statistics from Bowling Green State University's National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) paint a bleak future for the largest generation in history, the baby boomers, as they cross into old ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The aging baby boomers and subsequent generations will be looking to the food industry to provide products that can help them live longer, healthier and more active lives than previous generations, according to research presented ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple depicted on the "Woodstock" soundtrack album cover, have now been happily married for over 40 years. However, a new special issue of The Gerontologist showing the Ercolines as they look ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The country's largest generation is running, walking, swimming and using exercise machines in hopes of changing the face of aging.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed - they are most at risk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers. Today, nearly 20 percent of people age 65 or older suffer ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(AP) -- It happened to nurse Jane Byron years after an in-line skating fall, business owner Haralee Weintraub while doing "men's" push-ups, and avid cyclist Gene Wilberg while lifting a heavy box.
Health Feb 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two different research groups have independently made the same important discoveries on how Alzheimer's disease spreads in the brain. The groups' findings have the potential to give us a much more sophisticated understanding ...
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
If organisations want to retain qualified nurses they need to tackle the different work factors that are important to the three key age groups and build on the strong attachment that many nurses feel to the profession. Those ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The holidays are over, January has arrived, and many of us enter the New Year determined to live our lives a little healthier than last.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has prepared a request to submit to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand coverage of medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for specific diseases, including hypertension, ...
Health Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
US baby boomers are fueling a wave of joint replacement surgeries, hoping to use new artificial knees and hips to stay active as they get older.
Other Dec 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Levels of health disparity have increased substantially for people born in the United States after 1980, according to new research.
Health Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0