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Ageotypes: Why do people age differently?

Ageotypes: Why do people age differently?

Everyone ages differently, but why is that? A team of researchers has pinpointed four “ageotypes” — main biological pathways for aging — that could help us answer that question. Share on PinterestThe identification of four ageotypes may help explain why our bodies age in different ways. Everyone ages, but not in the same way. Getting […]

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Want a Long, Healthy Old Age? A Healthy Middle Age Helps

Want a Long, Healthy Old Age? A Healthy Middle Age Helps

Latest Senior Health News THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged Americans who are exercising and eating right, give yourselves a pat on the back: Your efforts will pay off, new research shows. A study involving more than 110,000 people finds that a healthy lifestyle in middle age appeared to help folks live longer […]

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Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Supplements containing zinc and folic acid don’t appear to boost male fertility, a new study finds. Despite marketing claims, these supplements don’t improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts or sperm function, researchers say. “Our results suggest that these dietary supplements have little to no effect […]

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Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

What are STDs? STDs, also termed sexually transmitted diseases, are infections that are mainly transmitted to others during direct sexual contact (genital, anal and/or oral); a few types may be contracted by nonsexual means like needle sticks (for example, hepatitis B, AIDS). What is a yeast infection? A yeast infection is the invasion and multiplication […]

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Health Care Is Top Concern for U.S. Veterans

Health Care Is Top Concern for U.S. Veterans

Latest Senior Health News FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — After discharge, military veterans are most concerned about their physical and mental health, a new study finds. Although most vets are satisfied with their work and social relationships, they are less happy with their health care. Most are coping with chronic physical or mental […]

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Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. Share on PinterestNew research stresses the importance of staying hydrated as we get older. Staying hydrated seems simple enough. Yet studies have shown that somewhere between about one-third and one-half of older adults may be dehydrated, increasing […]

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Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Latest Sexual Health News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Roughly 40% to 50% of married couples ultimately split up, according to the American Psychological Association. But Northwestern University professor Eli Finkel says the best marriages are actually better than ever. How do you keep your marriage from going from […]