News tagged with elderly

The 'fifth taste,' umami, could be beneficial for health

The umami taste could have an important and beneficial role in health, according to research published in the open access journal Flavour. The journal's special series of articles 'The Science of Taste' also finds that ' ...

Jan 25, 2015
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Team looks to ocean to find sepsis treatment

It's likely that you wouldn't have to ask too many of your acquaintances to learn that some they loved died of sepsis. Sepsis, a complication of infection, is one of the leading causes ofdeath in the world. ...

Dec 29, 2014
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Does sleep really shorten when we get older?

As we age, the quality of our sleep gets gradually worse. People who were able to sleep deeply all night in their twenties become increasingly likely to wake up in the night in their forties. This is a common ...

Dec 02, 2014
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