Key Heart Risks Decline for Older Americans

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older Americans dramatically reduced their risks for heart attack and stroke over a recent 20-year period, a new analysis finds. The likely reason: greater use of drugs to control cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as a decline in smoking, according to researchers from the University of Southern…

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After Cancer, Accelerated Aging?

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even decades after treatment, cancer survivors tire more easily than people with no history of the disease, according to new research. The findings hint at a pattern of “accelerated aging” for people with a cancer history. “The main goal of cancer treatment has been survival, but studies like…

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