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Fit after 100: Training Helps French Bicyclist Beat His Own World Record at 103

Adults over 100 years old can still increase their athletic performance and physical fitness with regular training, researchers have found. The case study of Robert Marchand, the now 105-year-old who recently broke the 100+ cycling...
12-Jan-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nerve-Signaling Protein Regulates Gene Associated with Schizophrenia

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, have identified a protein that regulates a gene associated with schizophrenia. The study’s findings have significant implications for schizophrenia treatment.
5-Jan-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy Than Low-Mileage Runners

Runners who consistently log high mileage show more neuromuscular changes that improve running efficiency than their low-mileage counterparts, according to researchers from Liverpool John Moores University in the United Kingdom. The paper is...
22-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Aspirin Slows Growth of Colon, Pancreatic Tumor Cells

Researchers have found that aspirin may slow the spread of some types of colon and pancreatic cancer cells. The study looks at the interaction between aspirin and blood platelets in cancer cells.
14-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Inactive Lifestyle Linked to Ozone-Related Lung Disease

An inactive lifestyle may increase the risk of environmentally induced asthma symptoms. In a new study, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency researchers found that sedentary rats exposed to varying degrees of ozone, a type of air pollution, had...
6-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cigarette Smoke Exposure Increases Scar Tissue in the Kidney and Heart, Study Finds

Smoking may lead to fibrosis in the heart and kidneys and can worsen existing kidney disease, according to a new study. The research team suggests that exposure to cigarette smoke negatively affects genetic messaging that controls tissue scarring.
1-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Long-Term Use of Postmenopausal Estrogen Treatment May Impair Kidney Function

Long-term estrogen treatment after menopause may increase the risk of new kidney damage and negatively affect women with abnormal kidney function.
29-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smoke + Hot Temperatures = Increased SIDS Risk

Researchers are a step closer to understanding why cigarette smoke exposure during pregnancy may increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the unexplained, sudden death of a child younger than one year of age. A new study...
15-Nov-2016 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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