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Waking up early increases the risk of death, but not for everyone

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Our modern world is moving at an incredible pace. This means that we also have to hustle. Many…
Deleting Old Cells

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New research from Harvard Medical School researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shown that insulin resistance in mice…
Immune system can slow degenerative eye disease, NIH-led mouse study shows

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A new study shows that the complement system, part of the innate immune system, plays a protective role…
Aging delayed in older mice given blood component from young mice

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An enzyme in blood of young mice extends life span. New research has identified a novel approach to…
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against toxic protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease

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New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas…
Suicide among older adults in long-term care suggests more is needed to promote mental, social well-being

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Clinicians, administrators and policymakers should consider ways to support the mental health and well-being of older adults as…
Study seeks to expand treatment options for rare airway disease

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Armed with $1.2 million in funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), researchers at Vanderbilt…
People with Untreated “White Coat Hypertension” Twice as Likely to Die from Heart Disease

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White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient’s blood pressure readings are higher when taken at the…
VR slow training for a future without falls

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An elderly woman balances on one leg while watching a television display. What do you think she’s doing?…
Altered brain activity in antisocial girls – new study

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Teenage girls with severe antisocial behaviour display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated…
Researchers’ discovery could lead to improved therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles…
Causal association between excess body fat and cardiovascular disease

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Using a method called Mendelian randomisation, researchers at Karolinska Institutet show that there is a causal association between…
Rheumatoid arthritic pain could be caused by antibodies

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Antibodies that exist in the joints before the onset of rheumatoid arthritis can cause pain even in the…
Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against ‘Stomach Flu’ Virus

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Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood “stomach flu” greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick…
Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder

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An international study led by scientists in Oakland, Calif., and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and…
Any which way: Flies go all-in to overcome defect, reach adulthood

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New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has revealed how fruit fly larvae with a seemingly fatal flaw…
Get them moving before kindergarten

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Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new…
NIH-developed technique prevents obstruction in heart valve replacement

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A novel technique has proven successful in preventing coronary artery obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a…
Immunotherapy Drug Shows Potential to Cure Advanced Lung Cancer

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In a new study including Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers, the cancer immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab…
Cause of hardening of the arteries – and potential treatment – identified

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A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal…
Gene mutations are pointing towards the root causes of the multiple sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis is a disease, which is characterized by the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain…
Global study links better education, wealth to improved heart health

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Findings from a sweeping global study conducted by SFU Health Sciences professor Scott Lear, among others, reveal a…
Younger women who suffer a heart attack are almost always smokers

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Smoking is the overriding cause of heart attacks for people between the ages of 30 and 50, and…
The goal is personalised medicine for patients with schizophrenia

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No more trial and error: If things go as Professor Søren Dinesen Østergaard and his new Postdoc Fredrik…
A “one-two punch” to wipe out cancerous ovarian cells

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Researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have developed a two-step combination therapy to destroy…
Researchers Discover How the Brain Changes When Mastering a New Skill

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Mastering a new skill — whether a sport, an instrument or a craft — takes time and training.…
Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weight gain in women

June 11, 2019

Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining weight…
Going nuts for anti-aging

June 10, 2019

The pecan is a North American deciduous walnut tree. Its seeds, pecan nuts, are sweeter in flavor than…
Immunotherapy Delays Type 1 Diabetes Onset in People at High Risk

June 10, 2019

‘The science told us this should work, and so we kept at it,’ says key scientist after 33-year…
Struggling to find a fix for type 2 diabetes

June 10, 2019

Treatments for both adults and children need to change to avoid a type 2 diabetes epidemic, researchers say.…
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