What are your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room. That's according to a new "mortality index" for people older than 50.
Newsy (Mar. 2, 2015) Johns Hopkins researchers analyzed 58,000 heart stress tests to come up with a formula that predicts a person's chances of dying in the next decade.
Video provided by ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) A newly developed eye test offers the hope of far earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, a devastating condition usually discovered too late in patients for effective treatment. The non-invasive, ... watch video
Howdini (Apr. 30, 2013) Though sciatica usually resolves on its own, there are things you can do to decrease your chances of getting it in the first place. Dr. Raiszadeh shares three tips to prevent ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 13, 2014) A non-invasive blood test that uses microchips instead of needles is being tested in Spain, with a view to incorporating it in the Spanish public healthcare system. Originally designed to test the ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 5, 2013) Some runners stretch before they hit the path, others opt to lace up their shoes and get moving. If your body likes a good stretch before your dose of endorphins, watch as Phoenix Mercury strength & ... watch video
Sep. 28, 2016 In an important discovery in the battle against the United States’ growing drug epidemic, an economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for the trafficking and production of the drug ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later onset menopausal symptoms, according to ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A common pathway involved in photoreceptor death has been identified in retinitis pigmentosa, advanced dry age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases, with ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 It's over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer's disease was diagnosed. Since then we've learned a great deal about the protein 'tangles' and 'plaques' that cause the disease. How close ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Hot flashes – the bane of existence for many women during menopause – can be reduced in frequency by almost half for about 50 percent of women over eight weeks of acupuncture treatment, according ... read more
Aug. 25, 2014 A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking, researchers report. ... read more
May 19, 2014 Individuals with dyspnea, or shortness of breath, have an increased long-term mortality risk compared with individuals without dyspnea, according to a new study. “Dyspnea may be a sign of lung ... read more
Feb. 12, 2014 Stroke hospitalization and death rates may be associated with changes in environmental temperature and dew point. Large daily temperature changes and higher average dew points may be linked with ... read more