Tag Archives: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: Duke University School of Medicine

Individual Differences in Rates of Ageing: Detectable Signs in Young Adults (BBC News / PNAS)

Summary An international research group investigated 18 different ageing-related traits by following 954 people from New Zealand (the Dunedin Study birth cohort) who were born in 1972-73. Multiple biomarkers were tracked, involving the ageing-related traits being checked when the group … Continue reading

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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease (Neurology)

Summary A study by US researchers, and published in the Neurology journal, has linked hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women to both an increased and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, depending on the type of hormones used and the timing … Continue reading

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