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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
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
Third of countries struggling to meet the needs of ageing population People around the world are living longer, but social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are lagging behind in many countries.
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Apr 1, 2013 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.
MSNBC | Oct 25, 2012 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Worlds oldest woman celebrates her sweet 116th birthday On Sunday was happy sweet 116 for Georgia woman Besse Cooper as she became only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American ever to have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2012 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend