August 2014

tired-all-the-time140x170.jpgDo you often feel tired during the day? Have you ever fallen asleep at an inopportune time? It could be that you aren’t getting the proper amount of sleep each night. If you are getting less than 7-8 hours of sleep each day, chances are you are suffering from sleep deprivation.

To read the full article When You Are Tired Of Being Tired, click here.

osteoporosispain110x170.jpgNew ESCEO and IOF Guidance highlights new risk assessment and treatment strategies; points to high prevalence of fractures and low rates of diagnosis and treatment in Europe

To read the full article Diagnosis & Management Of Osteoporosis In Postmenopausal Women: Newly Published European Guidance, click here.

bodyfat170x170.jpgMenopause does not cause weight gain, but it does increase belly fat, according to a new study.

"It is a myth that the menopause causes a woman to gain weight. It's really just a consequence of environmental factors and aging that cause that," study leader Susan Davis, a professor at Monash University in Australia, said in an International Menopause Society news release.

To read the full article Menopause Won't Spur Weight Gain, But May Boost Belly Fat: Review, click here.

sick-old-lady170x160.jpgDeveloping Gender-Specific Medicine Is a Major Challenge of the Future

Recent research in laboratory medicine has revealed crucial differences between men and women with regard to cardiovascular illness, cancer, liver disease, osteoporosis, and in the area of pharmacology.

To read the full article Men and Women Get Sick in Different Ways: Developing Gender-Specific Medicine Is a Major Challenge of the Future, click here.

arthritis114x170.jpgPost-menopausal women, who often suffer from joint pain, could find some long-term relief by taking estrogen-only medication, according to a new study based on the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) that was released online today by the journal, Menopause.

To read the full article Estrogen May Relieve Post-Menopausal Joint Pain, Study Suggests, click here.

Happy-Old-Couple170x150.jpgThere's been some discussion in the news lately about the new definition of old, and what to call someone who's over 60. It seems that referring to adults as elderly, old or older can sound wrong, regardless of how accurate it is.

To read the full article The Pre-Empt Chronicles: How To Age Happier, click here.

healthpet140x170.jpgThe same bad health habits that affect people can affect pets, too. Knowing this can be a real motivator to make over your lifestyle. Which unhealthy human habits harm your cat or pup the most?

To read the full article How Your Health Habits Affect Your Pet, click here.

freinds170x100.jpgDoes the saying "A friend in need is a friend indeed" mean that a person who stands by you when you need them is a true friend? Or, does it mean that someone who needs your help is eager to prove their friendship?

To read the full article Friendship: Close Ties That Enhance, Extend Life, click here.








Spring is just around the corner, but don’t be surprised to see winter weather – and viruses – linger a little longer. So what’s behind your stuffy nose: Spring allergies or a cold?

To read the full article Cold or Allergies: How to Tell, click here.


Get the facts about the Affordable Care Act with these educational fact sheets from AARP's department of Education & Outreach.

To read the full article Health Care Law Fact Sheets, click here.