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Scientists study the links between obesity, age and body chemistry

Blood pressure medicine can reduce frailty in the elderly

Newswise – A commonly used blood pressure drug may help improve frailty measures in prefragile elderly, according to a new study by researchers with UTHealth Houston. The study was published in The journals of gerontology. Prefragile adults are adults who show signs of becoming fragile. As adults become frail, they are particularly vulnerable to numerous …

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Researchers reveal the impact of moral distress actions to support doctors during the pandemic

Researchers reveal the impact of moral distress actions to support doctors during the pandemic

Newswise – CHAPEL HILL, NC – During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations, leaders, researchers and practitioners alike tried to cope with the stresses, strains and struggles inherent in a health crisis unprecedented in modern times. Jeffrey Sonis, MD, MPH of the UNC School of Medicine, who is investigating this issue extensively, has published two research …

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Scientists study the links between obesity, age and body chemistry

Antibiotic use associated with inflammatory bowel disease in the elderly

Newswise – Bethesda, MD (May 13, 2022) – The more antibiotics prescribed to patients 60 years of age and older, the more likely they are to develop inflammatory bowel disease, suggesting that antibiotic use could explain part of the growth of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in older people, according to a review of 2.3 …

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Revolutionary technology enables seizure localization in minutes

Revolutionary technology enables seizure localization in minutes

Newswise – New techniques to aid seizure diagnosis and surgical planning will benefit millions of epilepsy patients, but the path to progress has been slow and challenging. New research by Bin He of Carnegie Mellon University and his team, in collaboration with UPMC and Harvard Medical School, introduces novel network analysis technology that uses minimally …

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New research could revise a theory of reactive flow

New research could revise a theory of reactive flow

Newswise – The research team from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) clearly demonstrates for the first time that the effect on flow reverses based on the degree of property change due to the reaction in a flow reacting with the production of viscoelastic material, through experiments involving high precision rheological measurements and a …

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Scientists study the links between obesity, age and body chemistry

The chemical and synthetic derivatives of the sea sponge hijack the human enzyme to kill cells

Newswise – A human enzyme converts chemicals produced by sea sponges and their synthetic derivatives into cell-killing compounds, shows a study published today in eVita. The finding suggests that it may be possible to develop new therapies for cancer or bacterial infections using this enzyme and similar natural or bio-inspired compounds. Pharmaceutical companies have been …

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Scientists study the links between obesity, age and body chemistry

Scientists study the links between obesity, age and body chemistry

Newswise – A team of Clemson University scientists is making progress in understanding the relationship between certain enzymes that are normally produced in the body and their role in regulating obesity and controlling liver disease. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collected in 2017-18, more than 42 percent of …

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