Metabolic syndrome is the medical name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for heart disease.
Older adults who drink tea regularly experience significantly less cognitive decline than adults of the same age who do not drink tea, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles and the University of Washington and presented at the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010.
Hearing loss is the most common sensory disorder in the United States, and more than 36 million Americans have lost some of their hearing.
Supplementation with B vitamins may reduce brain wastage and may slow the development of Alzheimer’s, according to a new study.
The tsunami looms: By 2050, nearly 90 million Americans will have passed age 65, and every corner of society will feel the impact. With our inadequate health-care workforce, outmoded retirement ideas and rigid housing policies, how can our country prepare?
lack of vitamin D has already been linked in several studies to depression. Now it appears a deficiency of this crucial nutrient could also play a role in robbing the brain of the ability to process information correctly and clearly.
With its many multigenerational families, South Florida is at the center of an explosion in middle-age people caring for their children and their aging parents.