Forever Young?

Possibilities on reversing some aspects of aging.

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Over Half of Alzheimer's Cases May Be Preventable, Say Researchers

Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases could potentially be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions, according to a study led by Deborah Barnes, PhD, a mental health researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

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High Folate Intake May Reduce Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Intake of high levels of folate may reduce colorectal cancer risk, according to a new study in Gastroenterology. Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin that occurs naturally in food.

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Mobiles “don't increase brain cancer risk”

A large study of mobile phone users has found no evidence that longer-term users are at an increased risk of developing brain tumours.

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Needle-free nanopatch vaccine delivery system

For all those who are afraid of needles the solution is coming soon. Researchers at the University of Queensland are developing a special nanopatch, which could replace classical vaccination needles.

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TNA: It's Not What You Think

Was there anything before DNA and RNA? There might have been TNA.

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Frequent Aspirin use can be harmful

There can be more harm than good in frequent use of Aspirin by healthy people

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Maternal smoking or nicotine use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in later life

Scientists now understand more about why being exposed to nicotine while you were a fetus will increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease as an adult. They found distinct links between cigarette smoking or even using nicotine patches or gum and the long-term harm for the person.

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Making mistakes while learning has memory benefits

Older people benefit from learning information the hard way - via trial-and-error learning.

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Smoking could induce menopause

Researchers identified a link between smoking and early menopause.

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