Newsmax Health - Anti-Aging
Natural Ways to Look Younger
The harsh winter weather often leaves skin looking dry, saggy, and dull. But experts say that with the proper skin routine and DIY fixes, we can look younger, longer without resorting to costly surgery.
Study: Playing Golf May Help You Live Longer
Grab your golf clubs. Spending a day on the green at least once a month may lower the risk of early death among older adults, a new study finds.
Coronavirus Appears to Be Sparing Children
More than SARS killed in 2003 in a fraction of the time, The coronavirus' death toll has surpassed 1,000 worldwide, but so far, it seems to be sparing children, according to CNBC.
Girls Start Puberty a Year Earlier Than in the 1970s
Girls are entering puberty about a year earlier than they did back in the 1970s, according to global data on breast development.
Life Expectancy in US Increases for First Time in 4 Years
Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years.The increase is small - just a month - but marks at least a temporary halt to a downward trend. The rise is due to lower death rates for cancer and drug overdoses.
Skim Milk Slows Aging Process
If you want to slow down the aging process, it might not hurt to replace whole milk with skim, new research suggests.
New Blood Test May Tell How Well You Are Aging
Imagine a blood test that could spot whether you are aging too quickly. New research suggests it's not the stuff of science fiction anymore.
5 Foods to Boost Brain Health and Longevity
With the rise of fad diets, so-called superfoods, and a growing range of dietary supplements on the market, it's hard to know what to eat to prevent dementia and increase our lifespan.
Sexual Dysfunction, Dryness Common in Years Before Menopause
Many women experience sexual health problems in the years leading up to menopause, and vaginal dryness is often responsible, a small study in Italy suggests. Researchers examined data on 518 women ages 40 to 55 to see how often they had vaginal dryness during gynecological...
5 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles
Although many people say that wrinkles come with the blessing of a long life, many of us prefer to keep "character lines" at bay. As we get older, we lose collagen and elastin, which gives our skin its firmness and elasticity.
12 Anti-Aging Tips That Really Work
As many of us stretch out our working years and delay retirement, there's one investment you should be considering - investing in your health.
8 Drinks People Over 40 Should Never Drink
The older we get, the more important it becomes to pay attention to the things we eat and drink. For people over 40, that means being particularly mindful of the beverages being consumed.
6 Risky Drugs for Seniors
Prescription medication can cure you, but can also put you at risk for serious illness or death. A staggering 1.5 million Americans die each year from medication mistakes, say experts, and many of these are senior citizens.Dr. Pat Salber, a leading internist and emergency...
Vitamin D Crucial to Muscle Strength for Seniors
Vitamin D deficiency is linked with poor muscle health in older adults, a new study finds.
Exercise Lowers Fracture Risk for Senior Women
Older women who get even light exercise, like a daily walk, may lower their risk of suffering a broken hip, a large study suggests.
New Program Helps Seniors After Surgery
Many older hospital patients suffer delirium after surgery, but a new program that involves the patient's family in recovery may help, a new study suggests.
Why Seniors Can Struggle With Swallowing
If you have developed swallowing problems as you age, a new study may explain why.A loss of muscle mass and function in the throat helps explain why 15 percent of seniors have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), researchers have found.
Anxiety Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
Older women with higher levels of anxiety than their peers are also more likely to develop poor bone health that increases the risk of fractures, a small study suggests. Researchers examined results from anxiety assessments and bone mineral density tests for 192...
Exercise Can Offset Obesity Genes in Senior Women
New US research has found for the first time that exercise can help to mitigate the effect of a genetic predisposition for obesity in women over the age of 70. Led by the University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions along with researchers from the...
Want to Live Longer? Walk Faster: Study
New Australian research suggests that just speeding up your walking pace could help reduce your risk of death, especially for older adults and seniors.Led by the University of Sydney along with researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh,...