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Mentally challenging activities key to a healthy aging mind One of the greatest challenges associated with the growing numbers of aged adults is how to maintain a healthy aging mind.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low blood levels of bicarbonate linked to earlier death in healthy older adults Low blood levels of bicarbonate may indicate an elevated risk of premature death in generally healthy older individuals, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal...
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Broken sleep raises risk of stroke Older people who experience high levels of sleep fragmentation also tend to have more hardened arteries in the brain and brain tissue damage.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First human in vitro model of rare neurodegenerative condition created Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego have created the first stem cell-derived in vitro cellular model of a rare, but...
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High urate levels may indicate Parkinson's risk in men Men who develop Parkinson's disease also appear to have a higher level of uric acid in their blood, with potential implications for future therapies.
Medical News Today | Jan 14, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Standardized approach makes outpatient thyroid surgery safe for even the elderly, super-elderly A standardized treatment approach that starts with good screening and ends with patients going home to well-prepared caregivers, means outpatient thyroid surgery is safe for the vast majority of...
Medical News Today | Jan 13, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Good news: frozen fecal transplantation as effective as fresh To fight C. difficile infection, frozen fecal microbiota transplantation is just as effective as transplantation with fresh fecal samples, according to a new study.
Medical News Today | Jan 12, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In defense of pathogenic proteins We age because the cells in our bodies begin to malfunction over the years. This is the general view that scientists hold of the ageing process.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Having more children could slow aging Women who had more children over a 13-year period aged slower than those who had fewer children, according to the results of a new study.
Medical News Today | Jan 8, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yoga: downward dog increases eye pressure, risks for glaucoma patients Certain inverted yoga positions elevate intraocular pressure in both glaucoma patients and study participants without the condition, according to a new study.
Medical News Today | Jan 8, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend