Sedentary lifestyle increases risk for CVD in older women
Older women who were sedentary for long periods of time throughout the day had an increased risk for CVD, according to a study published in Circulation. Source: Sedentary lifestyle Read more
Stroke in a can? Study warns of diet drinks’ health risks for women 50 and older
A new study shows women 50 and above who consume more than one diet drink a day have a higher risk for strokes and heart attacks. Source: Stroke in a can? Study warns of diet drinks’ Read more
Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes)
Whether because of illness or inactivity, many seniors need to up their protein game to maintain strength and mobility. Source: Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Read more
Exercise may improve thinking in sedentary seniors with cognitive decline
Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like walking or cycling a few times Read more
WHY DOES HAIR TURN GRAY? SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE FOUND A NEW ANSWER
A new study has shed light on the role our immune system could play in our hair turning gray when we deal with stress or illness. Source:WHY DOES HAIR TURN GRAY? SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE FOUND A Read more
Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Hearts
Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. Source: Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Read more
10 Tips for Starting Yoga at 50+
Medical practitioners and health-focused websites are increasingly recommending yoga to those of middle age and up, perhaps because yoga can help make you more flexible and mobile, improve Read more
Even light exercise can increase men’s lifespan
A study looked at the effects of a few minutes of light physical activity on senior men and found that modest levels of activity may improve Read more
Insufficient evidence vitamin D, calcium prevent fractures
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said today that it recommends against low doses of vitamin D or calcium for the prevention of fractures in post-menopausal Read more
Many Women With Heart Disease Falling Short on Exercise
Too many women with heart disease aren't heeding exercise guidelines, and that could translate into even more health problems down the road, new research Read on HealthDay News
Even a Little More Exercise Might Help Your Brain Stay Young
Alzheimer's and dementia are not an inevitable part of normal aging, and a little exercise might help keep them at bay, a new study HealthDay News