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UCI, Italian scientists limit accelerated cellular aging caused by methamphetamine use Grasp of underlying molecular mechanisms could improve addiction recovery effortsThe ravaged faces of methamphetamine addicts tell a terrible tale - abusing the drug dramatically accelerates...
Medical News Today | Feb 14, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older people risk losing access to health information if services move online and to the phone New research by the international Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information.
Medical News Today | Feb 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds lower systolic blood pressure reduces risk of stroke People 60 or older, especially minorities and women, have a lower risk of stroke if the top number (systolic) in their blood pressure is below 140 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), according to a...
Medical News Today | Feb 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New insights on aging: Location is crucial in determining if reactive oxygen species are beneficial or detrimental Using antioxidants to combat the effects of aging may only be beneficial if the treatment is targeted to specific areas in a cell, according to recent work by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)...
Medical News Today | Feb 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mechanistic finding may help deal with side effects of lifespan-extending drug rapamycin Researchers at the Buck Institute have discovered new insights into how rapamycin inhibits the nutrient signaling pathway mTORRapamycin, an FDA-approved drug, extends lifespan in mice up to 30%...
Medical News Today | Feb 11, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mortality benefits of moderate alcohol use 'may be overestimated' Researchers say past studies are likely to have overestimated the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption through weak adjustment of confounding factors and use of poor controls.
Medical News Today | Feb 11, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New finding may compromise aging studies Research on life expectancy in fruit flies opens up a new line of inquiry into longevitySome studies on the genetic roots of aging will need a second look after the discovery that a common lab...
Medical News Today | Feb 9, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is surgery a viable treatment option for patients age 80+ with acute spinal conditions? Study found no difference in complications, mortality when compared to younger patientsAs the number of Americans age 80 and older continues to rise, so does the percentage of patients with acute...
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Superager brains yield new clues to their remarkable memories Brains of cognitively elite look distinctly different than their elderly peers Brains of 80-year-old SuperAgers look 30 years younger They have nearly 90 percent fewer tangles linked to...
Medical News Today | Feb 6, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More evidence that musical training protects the brain Scientists have found some of the strongest evidence yet that musical training in younger years can prevent the decay in speech listening skills in later life.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend