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Increased Muscle Power Related to Prolonged Life?

Jun 17, 2019

Ongoing research on aging revealed at a recent European Society of Cardiology event shows having increased muscle power is related to prolonging the length of people's lives. That doesn't mean members of the elderly population should become weightlifters if they want to live long lives. But it does show a correlation between the ability...

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Cutting a Certain Amino Acid May Help the Fight Against Breast Cancer

May 12, 2019

Harvard Medical School's scientists have recently discovered something totally unexpected about ER (estrogen receptor) positive breast cancer through a study they jointly conducted with other research center colleagues around the country. In a range of lab experiments, they also learned that SLC7A5, the cell surface protein helping cells to...

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LATE: A Brain Condition That Mimics Alzheimer's Disease

May 12, 2019

Alzheimer's disease brings a lot of pain to people across the world. One has to sit and watch as their loved one almost literally fades away into a new person before death. It is hard to care for a family member who has this disease, but, with patience and perseverance, it can be done. More recently, experts in neurological disorders have...

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Most U.S. Seniors Will Lack Funds for Assisted Living By 2029

May 5, 2019

According to a new research study, by 2029 the majority of middle-class U.S. seniors will not be able to afford assisted living programs.The problem derives from the fact that the number of middle-class seniors will explode in the next decade. While today there are around 8 million middle-class people 75 years old or older, in 2029 this number will...

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Life Expectancy Increasing Despite Health Care Inequalities

May 5, 2019

Life expectancy is always a hot topic, especially when considering a broad spectrum of countries. Despite all of the civil wars and continuing fatal diseases in the world, the latest release from the United Nations reveals that life expectancy is still improving and making good gains especially in the developed world. In this article, we look at...

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Excessive TV in Seniors Tied to Poorer Memory

Apr 12, 2019

A new study suggests that older people may want to restrict their TV watching in order to retain their memory and cognitive abilities. The study indicates that, among those 50 and older, watching three and a half hours of television daily directly relates to a decline in verbal memory.Television and CognitionThere has been concern over the effect...

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How Stem Cells Can Help Repair Your Brain

Apr 12, 2019

A healthy brain plays a critical role in our total health and wellness. Discovering that we have deficiencies in brain function or other neurological disorders can be a devastating diagnosis, and it leads many of us on a desperate search for answers to our health crisis.Recent studies on stem cells and their effect on our health are leaving us...

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The Best Diet For Older Adults

Apr 12, 2019

Is there a best diet for older adults?As we age, our metabolisms naturally slow down - it's inevitable. This poses a unique problem for older adults because a huge component of weight loss is muscle mass. In a sort of paradoxical approach to weight loss, we cut calories but that causes us to lose muscle, which in turn slows down weight...

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Could Exercise Prevent Tumour Growth

Apr 12, 2019

Statistics from the American Cancer Society has shown that in the year 2019 over 100,000 people will be diagnosed with new cases of cancer of the colon and over 44000 people with rectal cancer. Furthermore, researchers have also predicted that over 50,000 people will die due to colorectal cancer. The primary methods that have been used in the...

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