Sleep duration of less than six hours may predict mortality for adults with chronic health conditions, according to new research.
Brief bursts of physical activity throughout the day may be an early indicator of mortality risk in the elderly, say Johns Hopkins researchers.
Frailty is a key factor in 30-day hospital readmissions for older Medicare recipients with heart problems and pneumonia.
In counties that were directly impacted by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, older adults with diabetes took a big hit to their health.
Medication adherence may help keep residents out of the hospital, according to a new investigation of adults age 50 and older.
A flu vaccination can lower mortality risk by 18% in individuals with high blood pressure, according to Danish researchers.
Eating nuts two or more times per week protects a person’s cardiovascular system. The practice can also dramatically reduce cardiovascular risk.
Whether light, moderate or intense, any level of regular exercise lowers early mortality risk in middle-aged and older adults, a new study has found.
Decline in heart disease and stroke mortality stalls in high-income countries … Socially active 60-year-olds face lower dementia risk … Skin test for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s may be on its way...
Muscle loss helps predict longevity in seniors, especially women, whose mortality risk spikes when muscles mass declines, investigators have found.
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