Paget disease is a chronic bone disorder that causes bone to rebuild at an accelerated rate. The new bone has an abnormal structure and is often soft, weak, and may be much larger than normal.
If you recently found out that you have COPD, you probably have lots of questions about treating it. Different treatments work for different people, so discuss with your doctor which ones may be best for you.
A new study found that people with high blood pressure rack up about $2,000 more in yearly health care expenses compared with those without the condition.
Married couples share more than just a fight for the covers. One study shows that they also share a risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
It’s important to know how well your blood sugar is controlled over time. In the long term, high blood sugar can harm your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, feet, and eyes.
A new study has found a strong link between heavy alcohol use and dementia, especially in early-onset dementia, which occurs before age 65.
If you have diabetes and high blood pressure, you should be checking your blood pressure at home in between doctor visits. But do you know how to do it correctly?
The Buteyko breathing method is gaining traction as a natural treatment for asthma. Some fans of the method claim that it can reduce asthma symptoms by teaching people a more efficient pattern of breathing.
You may think of stiff, swollen, achy joints as a problem that only affects older adults. In reality, about one-third of arthritis sufferers are men and women ages 18 to 64.
Being able to drive helps older adults maintain their sense of independence. But you may worry about your loved one every time he or she gets behind the wheel. Did you know you can make small changes to an older person’s car that can enhance his or her safety?
Health experts have long been urging patients to take antibiotics only as directed. But many people don’t seem to have gotten the message.
Knee pain and stiffness are common when you have osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical therapy and medicines can help ease those symptoms—as can the martial art tai chi.