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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
Breast cancer screening 'should not be stopped based on age' Researchers say breast cancer screening guidelines should not be age-based, after finding no evidence that the benefits of mammography decline after 75.
Medical News Today | Nov 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Electronic prescribing of high risk medications may be contributing to falls in elderly patients Certain medications are considered high risk in elders. In a recent study of 287 individuals 65 years who experienced a fall while hospitalized at an urban academic hospital, 62 percent of falls...
Medical News Today | Nov 28, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Among antidementia drugs, memantine is associated with the highest risk of pneumonia A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that among users of antidementia drugs, persons using memantine have the highest risk of pneumonia.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Young blood does not reverse aging in old mice, UC Berkeley study finds A new study from UC Berkeley found that tissue health and repair dramatically decline in young mice when half of their blood is replaced with blood from old mice.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend