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Body clock protects cells from metabolism-generated oxygen radical damage during division UC Irvine scientists studying the role of circadian rhythms in skin stem cells found that this clock plays a key role in coordinating daily metabolic cycles and cell division.
Medical News Today | Jan 8, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sequencing the genome of the longest-lived mammal has implications for human longevity Scientists at the University of Liverpool have sequenced the genome of the bowhead whale, estimated to live for more than 200 years with low incidence of disease.
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elderly ICU patients with infections at increased risk of death Elderly patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) are about 35 percent more likely to die within five years of leaving the hospital if they develop an infection during their stay, a new study...
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older men with prostate cancer benefit from radiation plus hormone therapy Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced prostate therapy than hormone therapy alone, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical...
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Optimal ageing through exercise Staying active allows you to age optimally, according to a study by King's College London and the University of Birmingham.
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Criminal behavior and dementing disease association examined Researchers have examined criminal behavior in patients with dementing neurodegenerative diseases and found that some increase risk for individuals committing certain crimes.
Medical News Today | Jan 6, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
To remove the gallbladder or not - that is the question Gallbladder removal is one of the most common operations performed in older adults.
Medical News Today | Jan 5, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older adults' lifetime of acquired financial expertise and knowledge offsets their declining ability to efficiently process information Getting old doesn't spell doom when it comes to making important financial decisions, a team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside assistant professor report in a just...
Medical News Today | Jan 3, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Extra income boosts health of elderly in poor countries Boosting the incomes of poor, elderly residents in developing countries can significantly improve their health and well-being, particularly in lung function and memory, a new study released...
Medical News Today | Jan 2, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifespan extended by ibuprofen in yeast, worms and flies Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter drug used to relieve pain and fever, could hold the keys to a longer healthier life, according to a study by researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on...
Medical News Today | Dec 31, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend