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Confused cells lead to genetic disorders like heart problems, premature aging It has been disorienting to the scientific and medical community as to why different subtle changes in a protein-coding gene causes many different genetic disorders in different patients ...
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is the key to healthy aging? New gene study sheds light By analyzing the genes of elderly adults completely free of chronic disease and illness, researchers have uncovered genetic variants that may boost healthy aging.
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older adults need better blood pressure and cholesterol control to prevent cardiovascular disease Older patients are not too old to benefit from individualized preventive cardiovascular therapy, according to a new report in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dog walking linked to better physical health for seniors A new study finds a link between improved physical health in senior adults and dog walking and that a strong pet-owner bond may be a positive influence on physical activity.
Medical News Today | Apr 21, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The more you run, the denser your bones will be Spanish researchers have analysed the effect of endurance running training on the stiffness index, a variable that is directly related to bone quality.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Half of long-stay nursing home residents go to hospital ED regardless of cognitive status A new study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute has found that almost half of all long-stay nursing home residents experience at least one transfer...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Having a Baby After 35: Information and Associated Risks Fertility levels in women begins to decrease during the third decade of life. Learn all about pregnancy later in life after the age of 35 in this article.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Being underweight is an independent risk factor for death after heart attack Low body mass index increases risk mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), even after adjustment for other health factors that affect body weight, according to a study in PLOS Medicine.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2016 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turn off Per2 - turn on healthy aging Due to a loss of functionality in hematopoietic stem cells, immune defects occur during aging.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lowered birth rates one reason why women outlive men Using unique demographic records on 140,600 reproducing individuals from the Utah Population Database (USA), a research team led from Uppsala University has come to the conclusion that lowered...
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend