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

Apr 19, 2018
A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.
Apr 18, 2018
While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common…
Apr 16, 2018
A small study of middle-aged and older adults reveals that more sitting time is linked to greater thinning of a brain region that is important for memory.
Apr 15, 2018
New research suggests that age at menopause onset impacts memory. While small, the cognitive benefit may mean a lower risk of dementia years later.
Apr 10, 2018
A new study warns that holding on to small, daily frustrations and allowing negative emotions to perpetuate can truly harm our health in the long run.