It may be rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of this condition often precede an actual diagnosis by several years.
Despite therapy and other treatments, Billie Ann Primmer’s hip pain became so intense she couldn’t walk. Hip replacement surgery offered hope.
Symptoms include cognitive problems, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, constipation and numbness in hands and feet.
Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.
The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
What you did at age 25 won't work at 40, or 65. The biggest trick: Know when to say when at the table.
For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.
Immediate treatment with antibiotics is critical for older adults, as untreated cases can lead to bloodstream infection and death.
New research puts to rest old fears.
Diet, exercise and environmental factors can all influence progression of age-related macular degeneration.
There's help available for women experiencing menopause symptoms related to mood.
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