There's no hard and fast rule on cognitive tests, but there's no doubt positive changes now help prevent dementia later.
The most normal thing about the peri-menopausal years? They're often laden with uncertainty and inconsistency.
It prevents ovulation and may slow the natural depletion of ovarian follicles, lowering the risk of early menopause.
Women who have less sex may be more likely to start menopause earlier, as their bodies adopt what experts call a "use it or lose it" response.
Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.
Those who drink higher-fat milk may have skimpier telomeres, a telltale sign of worsening age.
It can remedy sexual dysfunction, but there's no solid evidence testosterone supplements will reverse fatigue, memory decline or other rigors of aging.
If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.
Improvements in body strength will lower the risk of falls, helping prevent broken bones—particularly for older adults.
New research suggests it may be time to rethink the old strategies on this tricky supplement.
More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.
A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.
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