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Age-friendly communities essential to urban elders' well-being, journal says The future of communities around the world will in large part be determined by the efforts to achieve a high quality of life for their older citizens, according to the latest issue of Public Policy ...
Medical News Today | May 18, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Men far less likely to prevent, screen for osteoporosis Up to 2 million American men suffer from osteoporosis and another 8 to 13 million have low bone density, with worse health outcomes than womenWhile the consequences of osteoporosis are worse in...
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug perks up old muscles and aging brains Inhibitor tamps down TGF-beta1 and rejuvenates aging stem cells in brain and musclesImages of cells in the brain's hippocampus show that the growth factor TGF-beta1 (stained red) is barely...
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds repetitive brain injuries may accelerate aging, dementia risk Repetitive head injuries that occur during contact sports and military service may accelerate the aging process by increasing the build-up of beta-amyloid in the brain, leading to worse disease and...
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Elderly men should increase physical activity' to lower risk of death from all causes Just half an hour of light exercise, 6 days a week, is associated with a 40% lower risk of death from all causes among elderly men in a new study.
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy achieves better overall survival than surgery for early lung cancer First randomized clinical trial comparing the two therapies suggests that the non-invasive SABR treatment should be considered an alternative to surgery, especially for elderly patients and those...
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The University of Valencia leads a European project to increase life expectancy in the EU by two years The University of Valencia leads Focus, a European project with a budget of €2.
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Protein aggregates save cells during aging Max Planck Scientists identify new role of protein aggregates in neurodegenerationMuscle cell of a long-lived nematode worm: chaperone-rich protein aggregates (green) accumulate and save the...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New insights on obesity, dementia, & mobility highlights at AGS Annual Scientific Meeting Work to be presented May 15-17 in National Harbor, Md., represents field's most highly rated scholarship among more than 800 abstract submissionsPhysical activity and lifestyle interventions for...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dexamethasone may help prevent severe kidney injury following heart surgery The inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug could save thousands of lives each yearHighlights Patients who received dexamethasone during heart surgery had about a 2.
Medical News Today | May 10, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend