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New research reverses aging in human cells

In a new study, researchers found that certain genes that regulate splicing factors play a key role in the aging process. These genes are a...

Slow brain waves linked to early signs of Alzheimer’s

To turn back the clock on Alzheimer's disease, many researchers are seeking ways to effectively diagnose the neurodegenerative disorder earlier. One potential way to do...

A faster, cheaper test to predict spread of prostate cancer

For men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer or patients previously treated, the risk of metastasis is a crucial determinant of whether to choose conservative...

Why you should measure blood pressure in both arms

In a recent study, researchers found that routinely measuring blood pressure in both arms is important to predict heart disease risk. The study was led...

This low-calorie diet could help you boost heart health and lose weight

In a recent study, researchers found a balanced, protein-pacing, low-calorie diet that includes intermittent fasting could help lose weight in the long term and...

Why you should be careful about common heartburn drugs

More than 15 million Americans suffering from heartburn, ulcers, and acid reflux have prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). The drugs can bring relief by...

Why some people have high risk of gout

In a recent study, University of Otago researchers characterized a genetic variant that helps understand why some people are at risk of gout. Gout is...

Feeling dizzy when standing up could mean higher dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found that middle-aged people who experience such a drop may have a greater risk of developing dementia or stroke...

Scientists create way to make solar cell pacemaker

University of Chicago scientists have developed a method to create a solar cell pacemaker, which may be less invasive and less harmful to living...

Safety of statins emphasized in new report

The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicine called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to a new analysis of decades of scientific...