Surgery

Surgery patients are getting older every year

A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis reveals that people undergoing surgery in England are getting older at a faster rate than the general population.

Neuroscience

Could eating garlic reduce aging-related memory problems?

Consuming garlic helps counteract age-related changes in gut bacteria associated with memory problems, according to a new study conducted with mice. The benefit comes from allyl sulfide, a compound in garlic known for its ...

Diabetes

Three easy measures to predict metabolic syndrome in elderly

A new study found a surprisingly high rate of metabolic syndrome among individuals aged 60-100 years. Three easy-to-measure anthropometric indicators were predictive of metabolic syndrome in both men and women and could be ...

Medical research

New medication gives aging mice bigger muscles

It is common knowledge that as people grow older they lose muscle mass and bone. Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, working together with researchers at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, have now studied a new ...

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