Sunday, September 20, 2020

Study Links Loss of Dream-Stage REM Sleep to Higher Risk of...

Spending less time in REM sleep is linked to a greater overall risk of death from any cause, as well as from cardiovascular disease...

Artificial Cartilage May Repair Damaged Knees, Reduce Need For Joint Replacement...

A new cartilage-like material could make the job of repairing damaged knees much easier. The thin, slippery layer of cartilage cushioning the bones in your...

Plasma Replacement Therapy Reverses Aging, Rejuvenates Muscle Tissues in Animal Study

A new study reveals that replacing half of the blood plasma with a mixture of saline and albumin reverses signs of aging and rejuvenates...

Heartburn and Stomach Acid Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

Millions of people around the world use acid suppressants called proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers at Karolinska...

Caloric Restriction Reduces Inflammation, Prevents Negative Effects of Aging in Cells

If you want to reduce inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer, you have to eat less food....

Tendon Stem Cells Could Revolutionize Injury Recovery

The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper's knee, and other tendon injuries a painful, challenging process, often leading to...

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Dietary Choline Linked to Reduced Risk of Dementia

A new study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland is the first to observe that dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine is associated with...

Predatory Viruses Reshape the Gut Microbiome as They Hunt Bacteria

The gut microbiome is a complex, interconnected ecosystem of species. And, like any ecosystem, some organisms are predators and some are prey. A new...

Natural “Fasting” Molecule Exerts Anti-Aging Effects to Protect Vascular System

A molecule produced by the body during fasting or calorie restriction has anti-aging effects on the vascular system, which could reduce the occurrence and...

More Vitamin D May Improve Memory, But Too Much May Slow...

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that...

Thyroid Hormones Helped Early Humans Survive, But Left Us Susceptible to...

Although most victims survive the 735,000 heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S., their heart tissue is often irreparably damaged — unlike many...