April 20, 2021

Study reveals roadmap of muscle decline with age

<p>Scientists have produced a comprehensive roadmap of muscle aging in mice that could be used to find treatments that prevent decline in muscle mobility and function.</p> <p> Healthy Aging News — …

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Disrupted sleep is linked to increased risk of early death, particularly in women

<p>For the first time, a study has shown a clear link between the frequency and duration of unconscious wakefulness during night-time sleep and an increased risk of dying from diseases …

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Your neighborhood may affect your brain health

Middle-age and older people living in more disadvantaged neighborhoods — areas with higher poverty levels and fewer educational and employment opportunities–had more brain shrinkage on brain scans and showed faster …

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Your neighborhood may affect your brain health

Middle-age and older people living in more disadvantaged neighborhoods — areas with higher poverty levels and fewer educational and employment opportunities–had more brain shrinkage on brain scans and showed faster …

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Power of light and oxygen clears Alzheimer’s disease protein in live mice

A small, light-activated molecule recently tested in mice represents a new approach to eliminating clumps of amyloid protein found in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients. If perfected in humans, …

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Power of light and oxygen clears Alzheimer’s disease protein in live mice

A small, light-activated molecule recently tested in mice represents a new approach to eliminating clumps of amyloid protein found in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients. If perfected in humans, …

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In surprising twist, some Alzheimer’s plaques may be protective, not destructive

One of the characteristic hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the buildup of amyloid-beta plaques in the brain. Most therapies designed to treat AD target these plaques, but they’ve largely …

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Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to recent research.  Sleep Disorders News — ScienceDaily  Read More

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Toxic gas in rat brains shows potential for new dementia treatments

A potential treatment for dementia and epilepsy could look to reduce the amounts of a toxic gas in the brain has been revealed in a new study using rat brain …

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Profound loss of pleasure related to early-onset dementia

Loss of the ability to experience pleasure – or anhedonia – has been revealed as a key feature in frontotemporal dementia, in contrast to Alzheimer’s disease. The findings from brain …

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