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

Sep 19, 2018
Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says.
Sep 19, 2018
New research reveals the molecular dynamic that explains why bones become more frail as we age. The findings may improve treatments for osteoporosis.
Sep 17, 2018
New research shows that eating fiber releases butyrate, a fatty acid that prevents brain inflammation and improves memory in aging mice.
Sep 12, 2018
Rheumatoid arthritis causes many symptoms, including joint pain and stiffness. In women, symptoms often start to appear between the ages of 30 and 50. Hormonal factors and other conditions, such as endometriosis, can increase the risk of the disease. Lear…
Sep 11, 2018
A ketone molecule produced by the body during calorie restriction keeps blood vessels young, staving off age-related chronic disease.