Routinely Screen Those Older than 70 for Brain Health, World Expert Panel Advises
In a consensus paper, a global panel of leading aging experts suggests physicians routinely screen everyone older than 70 annually for cognitive...
Temple Grandin Is Headed to the University of Florida to Tour Livestock Facilities and Discuss Autism
Grandin gained international fame when an HBO movie was made about her life. She is giving a free public lecture Sept. 24.
Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment
In a small pilot study, researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated a rapid, simple way to generate large numbers of lung...
A New Factor in Depression? Brain Protein Discovery Could Lead to Better Treatments
Low. Down. Less than normal. That's what the word depression means, and what people with depression often feel like. But sometimes, depression can...
Diabetes Drug Boosts Bone Fat and Fracture Risk; Exercise Can Partially Offset the Effect
Inside our bones there is fat. Diabetes increases the amount of this marrow fat. And now a study from the UNC School of Medicine shows how some...
Researchers Identify Mechanism That Impairs Blood Flow with Aging
With the world's elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding how aging affects the body is an important focus for researchers...
See, Test & Treat(r) Free Cancer Screening Program at Loyola Is a Success
Loyola is the first in Illinois to offer the See, Test & Treat free cancer screening program.
Simple Test Predicts Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure
Jefferson researchers showed that a simple questionnaire, evaluation and pulse-oximetry monitoring can lead to early detection of sleep apnea in...
NEI Team in Liberia Investigates Ocular Effects Among Ebola Survivors
Following the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa that took the lives of more than 11,200 people in the region, the National Eye Institute, part of...
A New Molecule Is Found to Prevent Preterm Birth
Agent shows efficacy in inhibiting inflammation and preventing or delaying uterine contractions and premature delivery in murine models - without...
Fine Particulate Matter Associated with Slight Increased Mortality in Houston
Fine particulate matter released from a variety of sources in Houston was associated with slight increased mortality risk from 2000 to 2011,...
Nature: Study Creates Cell Immunity to Parasite That Infects 50 Million
Multi-institutional, multidisciplinary study looks past antibiotics and sanitation to a third strategy to control infectious disease: Adjusting...