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 22, 2017
What is joint space narrowing and how is it formed? Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and how joint space narrowing may be prevented.
Sep 21, 2017
A recently published study investigates the link between both high and low magnesium serum levels and the risk of developing dementia.
Sep 20, 2017
The ApoE gene may have a more influential role than first thought; it may amplify the damage done by the tau protein, causing neurodegeneration.
Sep 18, 2017
A high sodium intake (usually from salt) can significantly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, a study suggests.
Sep 15, 2017
New research uncovers an epigenetic mechanism that might explain why restricted calorie intake has been associated with increased longevity.