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Brawling badgers age faster Research reveals the strain of living with competitive males; males age faster than females due to brawling in early adulthoodMale badgers that spend their youth fighting tend to age more quickly...
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Age-related self-destruction of cells makes kidney prone to injury Researchers identify how the kidney cells' self-destruct messages are spread, a finding that may lead to improved kidney function in the elderlyAs advances in medicine allow individuals to live...
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: Nursing home care for minorities improves A new study of nursing homes has found that, while disparities continue to exist, the quality of care in homes with higher concentrations of racial and ethnic minority residents has improved and that...
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stroke may accelerate long-term cognitive decline A new study suggests that stroke survivors may be at risk from accelerated and persistent decline in cognitive function during the years following their stroke.
Medical News Today | Jul 8, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
S100B protein in diagnosing intracranial hemorrhage in some patients with mild head injury Researchers conducted a prospective observational study in elderly patients and adult patients receiving antiplatelet therapy who presented with mild head injury at two trauma hospitals in Vienna...
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rate of aging can be tracked in early adulthood, not just later in life A new study indicates that it might be possible to map an aging trajectory in young adults, potentially making interventions to prevent age-related diseases possible.
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the skin wrinkles more on certain parts of the face Why are wrinkles shallower in the forehead than in the outer eye area?Differences in the number of oil-secreting glands in the skin may help explain why wrinkles are shallower in the forehead...
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New blood pressure guidelines may lead to under treatment of older adults Michael Miedema, M.D., of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® leads large scale investigation on the impact of JNC8P blood pressure guidelines on aging US populationApproximately...
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds people over 65 with traumatic brain injuries hospitalized 4 times as often as younger people Rate of seniors being hospitalized with TBI increased 24 percent from 2006-07 to 2010-11A disproportionate number of people hospitalized in Canada with traumatic brain injuries are 65 years or...
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifestyle factors associated with less heart failure after 65 Walking, leisure activity, drinking, not smoking, avoiding obesity protect heartAdults who walked briskly, were moderately active in their leisure time, drank moderately, didn't smoke and avoided...
Medical News Today | Jul 7, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend