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Surprised? Cholinergic neurons send broadcasts enabling us to learn from the unexpected When a large combat unit, widely dispersed in dense jungle, goes to battle, no single soldier knows precisely how his actions are affecting the unit's success or failure.
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Growth hormone reduces risk of osteoporosis fractures in older women Long-term follow-up study shows benefits lasted for years after randomized trialFor years after it was administered, growth hormone continued to reduce the risk of fractures and helped maintain...
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study of 'fountain of youth' protein points to possible human health benefit Patients with higher blood levels of growth factor have lower risk of cardiovascular problemsIndividuals previously diagnosed with heart disease may be less likely to experience heart failure...
Medical News Today | Aug 27, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Declining awareness of memory loss precedes dementia Researchers have demonstrated that the awareness of memory loss begins to decline in people 2-3 years before they develop dementia.
Medical News Today | Aug 27, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New lens effective treatment of dry AMD, established wet forms of AMD, other macular disease including maculopathy Following revolutionary eye surgery at the London Eye Hospital to implant a state-of-the-art iolAMD lens in her eye, retired classroom assistant Irene Da Silva has realised her dream of seeing her...
Medical News Today | Aug 26, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High use of alternative medicine in senior oncology patients Many seniors with cancer are also using complementary or alternative medicines that could interfere with their cancer treatmentAlternative medicines are widely thought to be at least harmless and...
Medical News Today | Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. arrests CEO, employees of largest online male escort service U.S. authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of the chief executive officer and six employees of for promoting prostitution through what prosecutors described as the largest online male escort service. CEO Jeffrey Hurant and t
Yahoo! News | Aug 25, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study links physical activity to greater mental flexibility in older adults One day soon, doctors may determine how physically active you are simply by imaging your brain.
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study backs flu vaccinations for elderly A new study of the records of millions of nursing home residents affirms the value of influenza vaccination among the elderly.
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A third of very elderly Americans 'on statins without evidence' Statins are increasingly being used in people over 79 years of age who have not yet shown any signs of vascular disease - contrary to the available evidence, say researchers.
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend