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aging

Study: Dementia crisis looms

By 2040 more than 13 million people will have dementia—about 1 in 3 people over age 85.

Teen angst—a portent for dementia?

Analysis of '60s-era data suggests a teen's demeanor could influence brain health in later years.

Are your knees talking to you?

New technology that listens to creaking joints could soon help doctors diagnose osteoarthritis.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

Fall’s here—get back on track

These 7 simple steps can help put your mind and body on the path to healthy aging.

Patient Story

Stroke rate keeps falling

Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Can exercise slow Alzheimer’s?

Aerobic activity may slow the effects amyloid plaque has on the brain—especially if you start at an early stage.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

Study: Body health is brain health

Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

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