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Even a little weekly moderate to vigorous physical activity goes a long way for the over 60s Just a little moderate to vigorous physical activity - below the recommended amount - every week still seems to curb the risk of death among the over 60s, suggests an analysis of the available...
Medical News Today | Aug 5, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Surprising results cast new light on the free radical theory of aging Study of mitochondrial dysfunction in skin show pleotropic effects; mechanisms that benefit young animals cause problems with ageWhen scientists in the Campisi lab at the Buck Institute bred mice...
Medical News Today | Aug 4, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common medications for dementia could cause harmful weight loss Medications commonly used to treat dementia could result in harmful weight loss, according to UC San Francisco researchers, and clinicians need to account for this risk when prescribing these drugs...
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dementia patients, caregivers prefer better care, support over research for Alzheimer's cure Study finds dementia spending priorities chosen by those living with the disease differ from those in national Alzheimer's planMore than $100 million in federal funding was spent last year toward...
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Getting to the bottom of ageing The question of why we age is one of the most fascinating questions for humankind, but nothing close to a satisfactory answer has been found to date.
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Findings in research on photoaging could reverse negative impact of ultraviolet radiation While all human organs undergo normal, chronological aging, human skin undergoes an additional type of aging because of its direct contact with the environment.
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cell aging slowed by putting brakes on noisy transcription Experiments in yeast hint at ways to extend life of some human cellsWorking with yeast and worms, researchers found that incorrect gene expression is a hallmark of aged cells and that reducing...
Medical News Today | Jul 31, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study of 'senior citizen' marine snails uncovered how nerve cells fail during learning UM Rosenstiel School scientists show underlying mechanism that control age-related memory lossThis is Aplysia californica. Credit: Michael Schmale, Ph.D.
Medical News Today | Jul 30, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health spending growth to increase slightly, but remain moderate compared to pre-recession highs Expanded Insurance Coverage, Aging Population, and Economic Growth Are Primary Drivers of Projected IncreaseNew estimates released today from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for...
Medical News Today | Jul 30, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vaccination rates in older adults fall short of targets New white paper from Alliance for Aging Research offers recommendations for improvementThe nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a white paper, Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention...
Medical News Today | Jul 30, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend