Health

Muscle fat linked to higher mortality risk

Asymptomatic adults with a high accumulation of fat in their muscles, known as myosteatosis, are at an increased risk of major adverse events and death, according to a study published in Radiology.

Genetics

Scientists create novel genetic model of Down syndrome in rats

In pursuit of better ways to test new therapies and further explore the impacts of the unique genetics associated with Down syndrome, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and Tottori University in Japan have genetically ...

Medical economics

Aging in place successfully could be all about where you live

Research from the University of Adelaide has shown that neighborhood characteristics—from the location of medical services and how much green space there is, to the number of people involved in volunteer activities—can ...

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