Saturday, May 25, 2024

Yale Researchers Reverse Alzheimer’s with New STEP Drug in Animal Study

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a new drug compound that reverses the brain deficits of Alzheimer's disease in an animal model....

Brain Aging Accelerated by Lack of Sleep in Adults

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings,...

New Compound Reverses Memory Loss linked to Aging and Depression

A new therapeutic compound developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows promise for reversing the memory loss linked to depression...

Magnesium Levels Vital to Aging Brain Health

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the serious issues of cognitive health will be in the spotlight in the coming weeks. The medical...

Color of Lettuce Determines Its Antioxidant Effect

Lettuce, one of the indispensable vegetables in the Mediterranean diet, is a food that greatly benefits health, mainly because it is rich in antioxidants....

How Eating Less Slows the Aging Process

There's a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper — at a cellular...

Hip Fractures: Most of the Elderly Unlikely to Fully Recover

Fifty percent of older adults who experience a broken hip will never be as physically active and independent as they were before their fracture. And the odds for...

Natural Club Moss Extract Enhances Memory and Alertness

Jim English Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive degenerative disease that most commonly appears after the age of 50. Currently, Alzheimer’s afflicts approximately 40% of...

Gum Disease Bacteria Linked to Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints and internal organs, causing pain and leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis...

New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Reduces Brain Shrinkage by 50 Percent

Results of a new clinical drug trial offer much-needed hope for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) — a neurological condition that affects primarily women...

Nicotinomide Riboside Mimics Caloric Restriction, May Reverse Cardiovascular Aging

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit flies, roundworms, rodents and even people...

Apple Peel Ingredient Prevents Muscle Wasting and Atrophy to Promote Stronger...

Researchers have identified a natural compound found in apple peels, Ursolic acid, as a candidate for preventing the widespread and debilitating muscle wasting condition that affects nearly everyone at...