Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses keeping kids engaged in learning at home

With New York State schools shut down for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents with school-age children are now adding teaching to their list of parental duties.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts call for rejection of coronavirus policy based only on age

Experts are urging the Government to reject the formulation and implementation of policy to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic based solely on the age of the population, as well as calling on both the Government and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study uncovers increasing global rates of liver cancer

New research reveals rising rates of liver cancer around the world, despite advances aimed at preventing the disease. The findings are published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society ...

Health

Why you get shorter as you age

While you may be aware that a loss of vision, hearing and memory is a sign of aging, something that is perhaps not so noticeable is a reduction in height. This apparent shrinking is due to several factors relating to changes ...

Genetics

A deep dive into cellular aging

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and Harvard University have discovered that mitochondria trigger senescence, the sleep-like state of aged cells, through communication with the cell's nucleus—and ...

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