Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccination isn't just for kids – a guide for over-65s

We live in an ageing society, with the global median age rising steadily. Australia's economic viability will increasingly rely on retaining older people in the workforce for longer. This, of course, relies on keeping older ...

Medical research

Neonatal livers better source for hepatocytes than adult livers

A research team in Spain has developed high-yield preparations of viable hepatocytes (liver cells) isolated for transplantation from cryopreserved (frozen), banked neonatal livers that ranged in age from one day to 23 days. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Raw produce-related 2011 listeriosis outbreak investigated

(HealthDay)—The 2011 outbreak illustrated that raw produce, including cantaloupe, can be a vehicle for transmission of listeriosis, according to research published in the Sept. 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Neuroscience

Necrostatin-1 counteracts aluminum's neurotoxic effects

Investigators have linked aluminum accumulation in the brain as a possible contributing factor to neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. A new study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience sheds ...

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