News tagged with age
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Declining levels of the protein BubR1 occur when both people and animals age, and contribute to cell senescence or deterioration, weight loss, muscle wasting and cataracts. Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that adult progenitor ...
Medical research Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—After five years of leveling off, the U.S. infant mortality rate is finally on the decline again, a new government report shows.
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
According to information from the World Health Organisation (WHO), periodontitis is one of the most frequent and underestimated common diseases worldwide. Although the loss of every second tooth is attributable ...
Dentistry Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Longer breastfeeding duration is associated with increased odds of iron deficiency in healthy children, according to a study published online April 15 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, suggests a paper published today in BMJ.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A review of published research has found no evidence that drugs, herbal products or vitamin supplements help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—For healthy full-term infants, development at age 12 months is associated with gestational age, with scores increasing for each additional week of gestation, according to a study published online ...
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive training exercises—or mental exercise—may help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults, while evidence for the benefits of pharmacologic substances and exercise is weak, outlines a review published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drug-eluting stents can keep clogged leg arteries open, preventing amputation of the leg, suggests research being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.
Cardiology Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sophia Antipolis, 10 April 2013. Despite their greater life expectancy, the adults of today are less "metabolically" healthy than their counterparts of previous generations. That's the conclusion of a large cohort study from ...
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The age at which a child with autism is diagnosed is related to the particular suite of behavioral symptoms he or she exhibits, new research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Improving neurone production in elderly persons presenting with a decline in cognition is a major challenge facing an ageing society and the emergence of neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. INSERM and ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A majority of Americans (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana, and 72 percent feel that the government efforts to enforce marijuana laws are not worth their cost, according to research ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pre-pregnancy body fat, in-pregnancy weight gain, gestational diabetes combine to increase risk of high birthweight
A new study shows that a woman's pre-pregnancy body fat (adiposity), in-pregnancy weight gain, and presence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can all combine to steeply increase the risk of giving birth to large-for-gestational ...
Diabetes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults who categorise themselves as old and frail encourage attitudinal and behavioural confirmation of that identity.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0