(HealthDay)—More young adults are using certain types of preventive care since the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called "Obamacare," went into effect in the United States, according to a new study.
More than a third of people in advanced age had a fall in the last 12 months, and of those 20 percent needed hospitalisation, according to research from the University of Auckland.
Most people in advanced age don't drink alcohol or only drink alcohol moderately, according to recent research from the University of Auckland.
People who are indecisive rather than anxious are more likely to be under-prepared for disasters, such as bushfires, according to a recent study.
Many older people keep mentally active and enjoy using 'brain training' puzzles and games for their leisure, however the science on their efficacy is as yet partial and inconclusive.
Researchers from McMaster University have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity.
The most comprehensive worldwide review ever conducted of programs designed to prevent young people becoming overweight has identified serious flaws with their design and implementation.
Older people are less likely to have cancer surgery compared to younger people according to new data published today (Friday).
With so much focus on risk factors for disease, we are living in an era of surveillance medicine, in which the emphasis on risk blurs the lines between health and illness, argue researchers at Yale and Syracuse ...
In Europe, the population is ageing. In 2010, about 17% of the population were 65 or older. This number is projected to increase to 30% of the population by 2060. New services are already available to meet ...
Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015.
(Medical Xpress)—A new study has suggested that a person's level of emotional security may be linked to their chance of suffering from headaches.
Australia's largest clinical trial is a step closer to revealing in 2018 whether healthy older people should or should not take aspirin to prevent or delay cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke), ...
As we age, the quality of our sleep gets gradually worse. People who were able to sleep deeply all night in their twenties become increasingly likely to wake up in the night in their forties. This is a common ...
Researchers have found a possible underlying genetic susceptibility to being dependent on UV tanning.