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Use of high-risk medications among lonely older adults

Fitness & Health: What The Study Did: Survey data were used to investigate the relationship between loneliness and high-risk medication…

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Research identifies potential role of ‘junk DNA’ sequence in aging, cancer

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Jiyue Zhu (second from left) talks to members of his research team inside his laboratory on the…

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Scientists reverse age-related memory loss in mice

Fitness & Health: Scientists at Cambridge and Leeds have successfully reversed age-related memory loss in mice and say their discovery…

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What is the evidence on how to improve older adults’ functional abilities at home?

Fitness & Health: A new analysis called an evidence and gap map has mapped what we know about improving the…

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Gene therapy in early stages of Huntington’s disease may slow down symptom progression

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Representative cerebral blood volume maps in mouse brains from indicated genotypes and treatment groups. Top row shows…

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Aging-related conditions increase treatment burden in older cancer patients

Fitness & Health: DANVILLE, Pa. – Having multiple chronic health conditions and living in a rural area were the top…

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Castration delays DNA aging

Fitness & Health: Most of us are familiar with the fact that women live longer than men. But fellas, if…

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New online calculator can help predict death and end-of-life care needs for older adults

Fitness & Health: Although most Canadians die from predictable causes and have health needs that can be met at home,…

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The sense of smell in older adults declines when it comes to meat, but not vanilla

Fitness & Health: Contrary to what science once suggested, older people with a declining sense of smell do not have…

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Scientists mine the rich seam of body wearable motion sensors

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: A garment sewn with conductive yarn, with seams connected by wire to a microcontroller. view more  Credit:…

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