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Anti-Aging: The Law of Requisite Usefulness

Fighting the aging process does not necessarily mean devising drugs or biomedical procedures such as stem cells or tissue engineering. In fact, these procedures are unlikely to work. Instead, it […]


Stroke damage mechanism identified

Researchers have discovered a mechanism linked to the brain damage often suffered by stroke victims–and are now searching for drugs to block it. Strokes happen when the blood supply to […]

Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

New device may ease mammography discomfort

Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological […]


Running really can keep you young

If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior […]


Hookah Smoke Doubles Benzene Uptake

Many believe hookah is a safe alternative to smoking; this study suggests otherwise. Hookah smokers, as well as nonsmokers exposed to hookah smoke at social events in hookah lounges, showed […]