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DGIST researchers discover mechanisms of inflammation-induced aging in animals

DGIST's research team has experimentally proved the hypothesis that the accumulated chronic inflammation results in the aging of animals. [More]

Antimicrobial sutures can reduce risk of SSIs and provide cost savings

New analyses of the published clinical studies indicate that antimicrobial sutures are effective for preventing surgical site infections, and they can result in significant cost savings. [More]
Diminishing levels of GABA may play role in age-related cognitive decline

Diminishing levels of GABA may play role in age-related cognitive decline

Diminishing levels of GABA, the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, may play a role in cognitive decline as we age, according to a study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. [More]
Alpine HC completes interior fit-out for Vida Grange dementia care home

Alpine HC completes interior fit-out for Vida Grange dementia care home

Last month, Vida Grange- a specialist dementia care home operated by Vida Healthcare - opened its doors to its first residents. [More]
Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton

Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton

Boost your mood and energy levels this Blue Monday (16 January) by spraying your way to good health, says TV chef Tonia Buxton. [More]
New study reports link between truck driver’s poor health and crash risk

New study reports link between truck driver’s poor health and crash risk

As commuters shimmy past large, lumbering trucks on the road, they may glance over and wonder, "How safe is that driver next to me?" If the truck driver is in poor health, the answer could be: Not very. [More]
UVC machines can cut transmission of four drug-resistant superbugs by 30%, study finds

UVC machines can cut transmission of four drug-resistant superbugs by 30%, study finds

A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing new infections. [More]
Researchers find absence of smoking related imagery from only one James Bond movie to date

Researchers find absence of smoking related imagery from only one James Bond movie to date

Smoking related imagery is conspicuous by its absence from only one Bond movie since 007 first graced cinema screens in 1962, finds an analysis in Tobacco Control. [More]
Access to health insurance can increase social cohesion in communities, study shows

Access to health insurance can increase social cohesion in communities, study shows

A new study shows that access to health insurance can help hold a community together socially, and lack of it can contribute to the fraying of neighborhood cohesion. [More]
Drug-resistant deadly bacteria more widespread than previously thought, study finds

Drug-resistant deadly bacteria more widespread than previously thought, study finds

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely--and more stealthily -- than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. [More]
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years--a higher rate than found in past trials performed to demonstrate the efficacy of the devices in this situation, according to a study today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. [More]
Nasal breathing may help get better night's sleep

Nasal breathing may help get better night's sleep

The Secret to Sleep could be right under your nose. Many of us are unaware of how we breathe at night - which can lead to a raft of sleep problems. According to The Sleep Ambassador, Nancy H. Rothstein, your nose may help you wake up to a better night's sleep. [More]
Important vaccines that should not be missed by adults, elders and pregnant women

Important vaccines that should not be missed by adults, elders and pregnant women

Vaccines are an important part of routine healthcare for adults, seniors and women who are pregnant. [More]
Getinge Group add their name to the list of exhibitors at Arab Health

Getinge Group add their name to the list of exhibitors at Arab Health

Getinge Group, a leading global provider of innovative medical technology, announce today its continuous commitment to Arab Health, the largest healthcare exhibition and educational platform in the Middle East & Africa. [More]
Tobacco control policies can provide economic and public health benefits, report reveals

Tobacco control policies can provide economic and public health benefits, report reveals

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from the World Health Organization and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America. [More]
NIDEK introduces YLC-500 Vixi and YLC-500 for stable, reliable laser treatments

NIDEK introduces YLC-500 Vixi and YLC-500 for stable, reliable laser treatments

NIDEK CO. LTD., a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of the YLC-500 Vixi Yellow Scan Laser Photocoagulator / YLC-500 Yellow Laser Photocoagulator. [More]
LUNGevity Foundation launches new mobile app to help lung cancer patients manage life

LUNGevity Foundation launches new mobile app to help lung cancer patients manage life

LUNGevity, the nation’s leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization today launched a new mobile application designed to make understanding and living with lung cancer less daunting and considerably more manageable. [More]
Andy Murray and DHI launch #TeenTechChallenge for Scotland’s innovative young minds

Andy Murray and DHI launch #TeenTechChallenge for Scotland’s innovative young minds

Andy Murray and the Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) have together launched the first #TeenTechChallenge, which is seeking to find life-changing inventions in digital health and care from Scotland’s most creative and innovative young minds. [More]
Global demand for plant and algae-based foods differs around the world

Global demand for plant and algae-based foods differs around the world

With the world’s population projected to hit 9.9 billion by 2050, experts are continuing to look for sustainable food sources to feed the masses. [More]
New pocket guide offers detailed guidance on treating older adults with mental health issues

New pocket guide offers detailed guidance on treating older adults with mental health issues

Nearly 20 percent of older Americans experience depression and the highest rate of suicide is among older adult Caucasian males. [More]
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