Tag Archives: US National Institutes of Health

Healthy Regime Reverses Cell Ageing (BBC News)

Summary Research by the University of California and published in Lancet Oncology may have discovered evidence that adhering to a regime of exercise, a vegetarian diet and regular sress-reducing meditation can reverse ageing at the cellular level. The study involved only 35 men with … Continue reading

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Psoriasis Drug May Halt Alzheimer’s Disease?: “Behind the Headlines” Appraisal (NHS Choices / Nature Medicine)

Summary The NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” service produces regular critical appraisals of recent research about elderly care and dementia-related topics which have appeared in the news. Here is one more of these master-class evaluations. Animal Research on Psoriasis Drug … Continue reading

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Brain Scans Detect Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract MRI brain scans may indicate potential Alzheimer’s Disease years before symptoms appear, according to results from a small study on … Continue reading

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