Gerontology & Geriatrics

Grape seed extract found to extend lifespan of old mice

A team of researchers affiliated with a host of institutions in China and the U.S. has found that injecting procyanidin C1 (PCC1), a chemical found in grape seed extract, into older mice extended their lifespan. In their ...

Pediatrics

The importance of catching up on childhood vaccinations

As students prepare to return to the classroom, it's important to ensure that they keep up with their immunization schedules. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking COVID-19 trends in hard-hit states

Currently, there are over 10 million confirmed cases and more than 240,000 casualties attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S. Researchers at Louisiana State University have applied computational models to investigate infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19-linked deaths mainly in seniors in May to August 2020

(HealthDay)—From May to August 2020, COVID-19-associated deaths occurred mainly among older adults and in certain racial and ethnic minorities, especially Hispanics, according to research published in the Oct. 16 early-release ...