News tagged with middle age
(HealthDay) -- Evidence is building that poor sleep patterns may do more than make you cranky: The amount and quality of shuteye you get could be linked to mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease, four ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 4 |
A new study suggests smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and being overweight in middle age may cause brain shrinkage and lead to cognitive problems up to a decade later. The study is published in the August 2, 2011, print ...
Neuroscience Aug 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (6) | 4 |
Simple tests such as walking speed and hand grip strength may help doctors determine how likely it is a middle-aged person will develop dementia or stroke. That's according to new research that was released today and will ...
Neuroscience Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain's structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would not be considered to have hypertension have evidence ...
Neuroscience Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(AP)—Oregon health officials say a woman who tried to help her friend save the life of a choking cat also contracted the plague from the disease-stricken feline.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Cardiology Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new mouse model that answers the question of what actually happens in the body when type 2 diabetes develops and how the body responds to drug treatment. Long-term ...
Diabetes May 03, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Public health researchers, based at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, have identified a link between men being overweight or obese at age 18 and death from cancer in later life. The study ...
Health Jun 16, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study from Sweden reveals that having low peer status in adolescence is a strong risk factor for regular and heavy smoking in adulthood. Researchers from Stockholm University in Sweden used a large database that followed ...
Addiction Nov 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Could marriage, and associated companionship, be one key to a longer life? According to new research, not having a permanent partner, or spouse, during midlife is linked to a higher risk of premature death during those midlife ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have found that survivors of childhood cancers are four times more likely than the general population to develop a new cancer. The results are published online today in the Journal of ...
Cancer Jun 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay) -- Middle-aged women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a prospective long-term study published online June 14 in Diabetes.
Diabetes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a study from Sweden published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |