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Help for Impotence Starts With Frank Talk With Doctor

Help for Impotence Starts With Frank Talk With Doctor

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Erectile dysfunction is often treatable, but many men hesitate to discuss it with their doctor. What’s more, doctors don’t often bring it up with their patients, according to Dr. Susan MacDonald, a urological surgeon at Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center. “I think it’s […]

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3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

Millions of people die prematurely each year due to noncommunicable diseases, some of the most common of which are cardiovascular diseases. New research from Harvard suggests that three tried and tested interventions could prevent many of those deaths if implemented through global policies. Three global interventions could prevent millions of deaths over the next couple […]

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Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not

Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The seniors most likely to need paid home care to maintain independent living are the least likely to be able to afford it long-term, a new study reports. Only two out of five older adults with significant disabilities have the […]

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Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans

Falls Are Increasingly Lethal for Older Americans

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deaths from falls are increasing sharply among elderly Americans, a new study finds. Nearly 25,000 people 75 and older died as a result of falls in 2016 — almost three times as many as in 2000. And experts warn that […]

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The Lifelong Health Benefits of Intimacy

The Lifelong Health Benefits of Intimacy

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Much research has explored the mental and physical health benefits of maintaining social contacts well into later life. Studies also show that maintaining sexual health can have profound benefits that may include slowing down the aging process. Besides the exercise […]

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Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging?

Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging?

Targeting the gut microbiome — the communities of bacteria and other microorganisms that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract — could be a way to treat a range of age-related conditions. Scientists made this conclusion after investigating the effect of transplanting fecal samples from young to aged mice. Jump-starting the gut bacteria may help people age more […]

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Immigrants Make Up 1 in 4 U.S. Health Care Workers

Immigrants Make Up 1 in 4 U.S. Health Care Workers

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — They say good help is hard to find, and America’s immigration policies could be making it even tougher in the health care field. Immigration crackdown efforts, the border wall included, are very likely to cost the elderly and disabled the […]

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Ketoconazole Cream (Nizoral) vs. Miconazole (Monistat)

Ketoconazole Cream (Nizoral) vs. Miconazole (Monistat)

Ketoconazole cream vs. miconazole: What’s the difference? Ketoconazole cream and miconazole are antifungal medications prescribed to treat fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and ringworm. Ketoconazole cream is used to treat jock itch, dandruff, tinea versicolor, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and coccidiomycosis. Miconazole is also used to treat vaginal fungal infections. Brand names for ketoconazole include Nizoral, […]

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Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents, here’s another reason your teenager should get enough sleep: A new study suggests tired teens may be more likely to have unsafe sex. Researchers analyzed data collected from 1,850 teens in Southern California between 2013 and 2017. The participants were 16 in 2013. […]