News tagged with functional decline

Partial reversal of aging achieved in mice

( -- Harvard scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute say they have for the first time partially reversed age-related degeneration in mice, resulting in new growth of the brain and testes, improved fertility, ...

Nov 29, 2010
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'Beneficial' effects of alcohol?

According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments were made for ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Short sleep, aging brain

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings, relevant in the context of Singapore's rapidly ageing ...

Jul 01, 2014
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