Senior Health

At Glens Falls Hospital we know that seniors have special health concerns on a variety of topics, from arthritis to diabetes, from osteoporosis to cancer.

Browse our library of articles to stay on top of the latest news and developments you need to know.

Current News in Senior Health

Feb 20, 2018
A study looked at the effects of a few minutes of light physical activity on senior men and found that modest levels of activity may improve lifespan.
Feb 18, 2018
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis.
Feb 16, 2018
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to stronger white matter and better cognitive performance in a study of seniors with mild cognitive impairment.
Feb 14, 2018
For the first time, scientists achieve a 'dramatic reversal' of Alzheimer's-related brain damage in mice, offering hope for humans.
Feb 9, 2018
New research finds that nicotinamide riboside, which is a form of vitamin B-3, has the potential to treat Alzheimer's. Results in mice are hopeful.