Emily Mapp

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What it's like to use Britain's 'socialized' health care system as an American

Health Care

Male birth control shot found effective, but side effects cut study short

<b>(CNN) —</b> Both men and women are responsible for pregnancy, yet the burden of preventing it often falls on one gender. Women can choose from a variety of options to control fertility while for generations, men have been limited to withdrawal, condoms and sterilization. But someday soon, a new method …

Birth Control

Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say

In the UK, dementia has fallen by a fifth over the past 20 years, possibly down to lifestyle and education changes, highlighting benefits of preventative action<p>The proportion of older people living with dementia has fallen by a fifth over the past two decades with the most likely explanation being …

Finding The Courage To Confront The Apathy Of Aging

Many articles that focus on living well in midlife preach the importance of keeping the "oomph" in your step.<p>They feature people who have changed careers from stock broker to sculptor at 50, walked the Appalachian trail at 60, or learned how to skydive at 70. (Not exactly middle age anymore, but …

Some aging treatments shown to have opposite effects on males and females

Research in flies and mice supports theory that the sexes age differently.<p>What helps her live longer might be harmful to him, according to a new …