Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.
A significant number of older Americans with cancer are flocking to alternative treatments, new research shows.
Your age can affect which supplements you pop, and how they work
New research reveals yet another reason to head to the gym today
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are a complex group of compounds formed when sugar reacts with amino acids.
Residents say the Governor’s proposed spending plan could affect thousands of seniors in Western Massachusetts.
A shocking new study conducted by the National Institute of Aging just revealed that one fifth of Medicare nursing home patients with Alzheimer's or other dementia were sent to hospitals for "questionable reasons" in their final months, often enduring tube feeding and intensive care that prolonged their suffering.
I got the call last night. My grandfather is in a rehab hospital. He fell and broke his other hip, three years after the first.
Omega-3 fats are part of our nutritional heritage and are shown to play a crucial role in the prevention and treatment of debilitating conditions such as clinical depression throughout all phases of life and especially in the elderly.
Metabolic syndrome is the medical name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for heart disease.