Health

Targeting aging could reap huge financial rewards

Treatments that target aging and extend healthy life expectancy could be worth trillions of dollars in economic gains, according to a study published in Nature Aging this week.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Outrunning dementia with physical activity

Regular exercise can improve brain function and may protect against dementia in middle-aged and older adults, with women benefitting almost twice as much as men, according to University of Queensland research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Economists develop computer model for coronavirus measures

How do the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus crisis impact the economy? What measures are suitable to minimize the number of people infected and killed by SARS-CoV-2? And how are these two dynamics related? Academics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 tool warns relaxing rules may increase deaths

A new tool designed to help state and local officials estimate the effects of social distancing and other public health interventions used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND ...

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