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Animal research suggests ibuprofen can reduce lung inflammation in elderly New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation.
Medical News Today | Oct 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Curiosity changes the brain to enhance learning The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic.
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Discovery of special stem cells in the eye could lead to better treatments for blindness Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that a region on the front surface of the eye harbours special stem cells that could treat blinding eye conditions.
Medical News Today | Oct 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy aging: physical, social, and emotional engagement can help sustain independence in the golden years The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) proudly announces the publication of a Health Education & Behavior (HE&B) supplement devoted to the latest research and practice to promote healthy...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The challenges of ageing with an intellectual disability Report from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland showed an almost doubling of dementia in those with Down syndrome and significantly reduced risk of heart attack and hypertensionA new report launched...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Identifying which genes are active in muscles of men and women New report in The FASEB Journal maps the transcriptome of human skeletal muscle, revealing never-before-identified gene activity and that men have more active muscle genes than women haveIf you...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Engineers complete first comprehensive mesh-free numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue using a method that uses the pixels in an image as data...
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survey shows 43 percent of americans ages 40 and older have experienced symptoms of peripheral arterial disease More than 40 percent of Americans aged 40 and older have experienced one or more of the most common symptoms[ii] of peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many countries struggling to meet the needs of an aging population Index highlights disparity in wellbeing of over-60s around the worldPeople around the world are living longer, but social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are lagging behind in...
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is loss of smell a 'harbinger of death'? A new study has suggested that being unable to identify odors could be a more effective indicator of mortality in older adults than cancer, heart failure or lung disease.
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend