Moderate Drinkers Outlive Their Teetotaler and Heavy Drinking Counterparts
Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol may be good for your health, a new study has found.
A new study from the University of Miami has shown that people who drink moderately are more likely to report above-average health than light drinkers, heavy drinkers and those who have never drank. ...
Women Given Liver Transplants Outlive Male Recipients
Female liver transplant recipients outlive
men given the same procedure by an average of 4.5 years, suggests research published ahead of print in Gut. //
And while younger people tend to live longest of all, they also stand to lose more years of their life compared with those who have not had...
AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis
...financial implications of a life crisis, but they are particularly acute for women," said Hisey . "The demographic considerations are obvious: women outlive
men, so they experience more life crises and deal with the consequences longer. But women also tend to be the caregivers. That means that women are fr...
Hip Resurfacing Championed as a Bone-Preserving Alternative to Total Hip Replacement
... range of motion and bone preservation compared to primary total hip arthroplasty (THA), making it more suitable for active patients who are likely to outlive
their first implant. Because of its bone-preserving characteristics, hip resurfacing eases a revision procedure should one become necessary."
The Salvation Army and Rush University Medical Center Launches 'Keep it Fit Chicago'
...cent of children in that age range. For the first time in recent history, researchers predict that much of the current generation of children will not outlive
their parents. This is directly related to the early onset of obesity-related diseases and illnesses. Because children are the ones most affected by t...
Expert: Long-term care health coverage a hidden casualty of economic slide
"This is a wake-up call for people who were willing to use their own resources for long-term care expenses, figuring that they'd never outlive
their savings," he said. "The point is that now, after a 45 percent drop in the stock market, they just might."
With the market-driven decline in t...
Obese Kids Have Old Arteries
...e caloric intake with energy expenditure. . . A study two years or so ago suggested that this generation of youth would be the first generation to not outlive
Visit the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for more on kids and heart disease.
Inflation Ranks as Today's Top Retirement Concern
...antly contributing to their depletion. "With life
expectancy reaching the highest level ever, there is a real possibility
that those in retirement may outlive
their assets," said Steve Vernon, FSA,
MAAA, and president of Rest-of-Life Communications. To manage this risk,
actuarial approaches include investmen...
Aerobics Celebrates 40th Anniversary
...ls of obesity and type II diabetes
among children and adolescents. If these problems continue, this will be
the first generation in which parents will outlive
their children," says
Dr. Cooper. "Increasing the fitness of students will not only better their
health, but also raise their academic performance."
Fitness, Not Fatness, Predicts a Longer Life
... People in good shape tend to outlive
folks who aren't, study finds
TUESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) ...people, regardless of weight -- meaning overweight but fit people tended to outlive
leaner people who weren't in good shape. And fit folks were less likely to ...
Cigarette after Valentine snuggle deadlier for some
...who also was a heavy smoker, and just last week, dropped dead from a heart attack. Why is it that some smokers seem unaffected by their habit and even outlive
the healthiest individuals, while many other smokers suffer significant cardiac events at a relatively young age? We think we now know why.
Wild chimpanzees appear not to regularly experience menopause
...ays lead author Melissa Emery Thompson, a postdoctoral researcher in anthropology at Harvard University. "While some female chimpanzees do technically outlive
their fertility, it's not at all uncommon for individuals in their 40s and 50s -- quite elderly for wild chimpanzees -- to remain reproductively activ...
Disappearing nest egg: Researcher studying declining numbers of macaws
...pes of parrots, macaws can be taught to speak English words or phrases "or any language, for that matter."
They can live up to 50 years and often outlive
their owners. Macaws can also be affectionate birds. "It's believed they are very sensitive to human emotions," he adds. "They use this intelligenc...