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Article ID: 700919

在小鼠认知丧失之前在其大脑中发现了僵尸细胞

Mayo Clinic

僵尸细胞是那些不能死亡但同样无法执行正常细胞功能的细胞。 这些僵尸或衰老细胞涉及许多与年龄有关的疾病。Mayo Clinic的研究人员在《自然》杂志上发表的研究信件中扩大了僵尸细胞的名单。

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21-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700873

Senior Housing Communities Lead to Lower Level of Hospitalization

Washington University in St. Louis

Over time, older individuals who live in senior housing communities were found to be less likely to have high levels of hospitalization, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“Our findings suggest that the positive effects from the various support services available in the senior housing environment accrue over time in helping vulnerable elders better manage their health conditions,” said Sojung Park, assistant professor at the Brown School and lead author of “The Role of Senior Housing in Hospitalizations Among Vulnerable Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Longitudinal Perspective,” published in the October issue of the journal The Gerontologist.

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20-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700820

New Research Finds Annual Well Visit Increases Likelihood of Preventive Services

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses the effect of receiving an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) between 2011 and 2013 on the annual rate of eight preventive services recommended for the Medicare population following the AWV. The study is published online in Preventive Medicine.

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Article ID: 700643

Zombie Cells Found in Brains of Mice Prior to Cognitive Loss

Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Zombie cells are the ones that can't die but are equally unable to perform the functions of a normal cell. These zombie, or senescent, cells are implicated in a number of age-related diseases. And with a new letter in Nature, Mayo Clinic researchers have expanded that list.

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17-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700639

Shifting Focus From Life Extension to ‘Healthspan’ Extension

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Journal of the American Medical Association published an article by University of Illinois at Chicago epidemiologist S. Jay Olshansky on the need for researchers and clinicians to focus less on prolonging lifespan and more on prolonging "healthspan."

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17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700606

Aspirin Found Not to Prolong Healthy Aging

Rush University Medical Center

Taking a low-dose aspirin daily does not prolong healthy living in older adults, according to findings from the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) trial published online Sept. 16 in three papers in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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14-Sep-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700478

Seven Tips for Better Brain Health

Thomas Jefferson University

Older adults can help boost their memory and stay independent longer, with a little help and motivation.

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13-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700437

The Trust Older Patients Place in Doctors Can Compromise Their Medical Care: Study

Case Western Reserve University

Placing trust in doctors to advocate for their health needs, older adults rarely ask for referrals to specialists, specific prescriptions, express concerns or follow-up after medical visits.

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13-Sep-2018 7:50 AM EDT

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