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TSRI scientists find mechanism behind side effects in vision-loss treatment A common class of drugs for vision loss may actually add to the problem in some patients, according to new research co-led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Body composition may affect older women's risk of urinary incontinence In a study of older women, the prevalence of stress- and urgency urinary incontinence (SUI and UUI) was at least two-fold higher among women in the highest category of body mass index (BMI) or fat...
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research finds that older people's sexual problems are being dismissed Older people's sexual activity problems and desires are being dismissed by health practitioners due to their age, a new study has suggested.
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Baby boomers' on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50 The recent legalization of recreational marijuana (cannabis) use in California, Colorado, and Washington reflect the sweeping changes in the attitudes and perceptions towards marijuana use in the...
Medical News Today | Dec 6, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uncovering a 'smoking gun' in age-related disease Aging is a key risk factor for a variety of devastating, chronic diseases, yet the biological factors that influence when and how rapidly cells deteriorate over time remain largely unknown.
Medical News Today | Dec 6, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stop smoking! Quitting at any age reduces the risk of death after 70 Tobacco use continues to be a major cause of cancer and premature death. Most studies of cigarette smoking and mortality have focused on middle-aged populations, with fewer studies examining the...
Medical News Today | Dec 2, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Testosterone treatment may cause blood clots The number of men seeking testosterone replacement therapy has soared in recent decades. New research looks at some of the potential harms.
Medical News Today | Dec 1, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dally aspirin could save lives of older Americans at risk of heart disease If more older Americans with higher heart risk took daily low-dose aspirin, more would live longer and fewer would have heart attacks, says study.
Medical News Today | Dec 1, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aerobic exercise improves cognition in old age New research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.
Medical News Today | Nov 30, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Defining immortality of stem cells to identify novel anti-aging mechanisms With age, somatic cells such as neurons lose their ability to maintain the quality of their protein content.
Medical News Today | Nov 29, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend