How the immune system becomes overactivated in old age

The lack of a key signaling molecule in certain immune cells can induce various age-related diseases in young mice, RIKEN researchers have shown. This finding eventually could help to develop new treatments for age-related ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five figures on COVID-19 in the United States

Though daily life has long returned to near-normal for many in the United States, the official end of the COVID-19 health emergency Thursday night still marks a new post-pandemic era for the country.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Researchers develop a small desktop robot for older adults

Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), belonging to the Valencian Institute of Artificial Intelligence (VRAIN), have developed a new prototype of a small desktop robot for older adults that can ...


How electricity can heal wounds three times faster

Chronic wounds are a major health problem for diabetic patients and the elderly—in extreme cases they can even lead to amputation. Using electric stimulation, researchers in a project at Chalmers University of Technology, ...

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