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Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging A protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.
Medical News Today | Oct 11, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Frailty in older surgery patients may be under recognized Identifying frailty in older patients could increase their chances of surviving surgery, as well as improve their overall outcomes, according to a new study posted online in The Annals of Thoracic...
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New method to detect ageing cells - and aid rejuvenation therapies - developed by researchers Scientists have discovered a new way to look for ageing cells across a wide range of biological materials; the new method will boost understanding of cellular development and ageing as well as the...
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin E may prevent pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men Administration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E decreased the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72% after they quit smoking, according to a paper published in Clinical Interventions in...
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maximum human lifespan has already been reached, Einstein researchers conclude A study published online in Nature by Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists suggests that it may not be possible to extend the human life span beyond the ages already attained by the...
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Have humans reached the maximum lifespan? Although the average lifespan of humans has steadily increased over the last century, new research shows there may be a ceiling on maximum age.
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy lifestyle in old age shortens end-of-life disability Leading a healthy lifestyle not only extends one's lifespan, but it also shortens the time that is spent disabled - a finding that had previously eluded public health scientists and demonstrates...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Epigenetic clock can calculate biological age, predict lifespan Premature aging has perplexed healthcare workers for years. A newly designed epigenetic clock gives new clues and accurately predicts lifespan.
Medical News Today | Sep 30, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elderly will take medical risks given large enough benefits, study shows Older people are more likely to take medical risks than younger adults if they perceive the benefits to be high enough, according to new research led by Plymouth University.
Medical News Today | Sep 29, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Start training for retirement as early as 50, research urges The University of Alicante presents the results of a project to establish European guidelines for preparing the population for life after full-time employment.
Medical News Today | Sep 27, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend