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Cancer Progression: WHEN You Eat Can Matter

May 12, 2016

A study of 2413 women with breast cancer found that those who fasted 13 or more hours per night between dinner and breakfast had significantly less cancer progression.

Generic Drug Prices: Save Up to 80% or More with Smartphone Apps

May 14, 2016

New phone apps/websites can get around the absurdly high pricing of some generic prescription drugs in the U.S. These pooled-buying programs lets you pick up the same pills, often at the same pharmacy, sometimes for a fraction of the walk-in, uninsured price.

Alzheimer's, Gum Disease, and Toothpaste

May 7, 2016

Could a common toothpaste help prevent or slow Alzheimer's Disease?

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New meta-analysis shows ketamine effective against persistent post-surgical pain ... cost-savings globally pain

Fasting-like diet reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms diet autoimmunity

Can we extend healthspan by altering the perception of food?

Global economic downturn linked with at least 260,000 excess cancer deaths cancer access

Is aging inevitable? Not necessarily for sea urchins

Scripps Florida scientists show commonly prescribed painkiller slows cancer growth cancer Celebfrex

Could Alzheimer's Stem From Infections? It Makes Sense, Experts Say Alzheimers

Exercise, future anticancer therapy? cancer exercise

Transplanting healthy stool might be an answer to ulcerative colitis colitis

Exposure to common flame retardant chemicals may increase thyroid problems in women estrogen

100 years of global aging, in one GIF demographics

Health, housing focus of UCSD healthy aging symposium

N.I.H.: Research on Aging Is Vital

Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows melanoma Keytruda

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke stroke aspirin

Researchers describe strategy to develop first broad-spectrum antiviral drug virus infection

Mouse study: Triple-therapy cocktail shrinks triple-negative breast tumors BreastCancer

NIH study confirms benefits of intensive blood pressure management among seniors aged 75 and older

Electronic device detects molecules linked to cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Effect of Laxatives Could Provide New Clues About Parkinson's Parkinsons

A Book-Length Interview with Aubrey de Grey

A Few Recent Studies of Exercise, Fitness, and Risk of Age-Related Disease exercise

More Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy aimed at Regeneration of the Thymus immune

Recent Studies of Advanced Glycation End-Products in Aging and Age-Related Disease glucosepane

FDA: Avoid Cipro, Similar Drugs for Common Infections

Common antimicrobial agent rapidly disrupts gut bacteria triclosan

High blood pressure linked to vascular dementia dementia BloodPressure

Immediate aspirin after mini-stroke substantially reduces risk of major stroke stroke aspirin

Sylvester researchers develop novel, non-toxic approach to treating variety of cancers cancer

How depression and antidepressant drugs work depression ketamine

Novel nicotine inhaler doubles smoking quit rates nicotine

New study shows how shift work affect cognitive functions circadian

Genetic switch turned on during fasting helps stop inflammation fasting inflammation

Melatonin reduces blood pressure and tunes up disrupted circadian rhythms in the elderly melatonin

Should we rethink of causes of dementia? immune dementia

What foods can help fight the risk of chronic inflammation? diet inflammation

Study: Regular exercise at any age might stave off Alzheimer's

Immunization with bacteria promotes stress resilience, coping behaviors in mice

An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death cancer

Disproving Beliefs About the Economy and Aging work

Microbial Hypotheses Intrigue at Zilkha Alzheimer's Meeting Alzheimers

Inside The Brain Of Biotech's Top Venture Capitalist

Working Longer: The Disappearing Divide between Work Life and Retirement retirement

New findings explain the connection between melatonin and type 2 diabetes diabetes melatonin

Study: Symptoms of 'chronic multisymptom illness' may be common in Iraq, Afghanistan vets

Another reason for wine lovers to toast resveratrol resveratrol diet

Online therapy effective at treating depression and anxiety CBT

Stopping cancer in its tracks metastasis hydroxychloroquine

Cells carry 'memory' of injury, which could reveal why chronic pain persists pain

New study suggests rethink of dementia causes immune dementia

Loneliness in midlife

Risks of heart attack, stroke may outweigh benefits of calcium supplement diet

LSU Health New Orleans ophthalmologist recommends UV protection inside cars skin ultraviolet

Doctors use Bitcoin tech to improve transparency in clinical trial research bitcoin blockchain ClinicalTrials

'Cancer moonshot' to start crowdsourcing stories, studies today on Medium cancer

Help to Crowdfund More Progress Towards DRACO Universal Antiviral Therapies antiviral

Epigenetics of Aging, and Prospects for Rejuvenation

Longevity Researchers Launching World's Largest Dog Aging Study lifespan

Why cancer drugs can't take the pressure cancer

Intravenous ketamine may rapidly reduce suicidal thinking in depressed patients ketamine suicide

Stave off cognitive decline with seafood memory diet DHA

New study: Has HDL, the 'good' cholesterol, been hyped? HDL heart

Public reporting measures fail to describe the true safety of hospitals

Genetic Variations That Boost PKC Enzyme Contribute to Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimers

Accelerated Risk of Vascular Aging Linked to Chronic Use of Some Antacids PPI

Epigenetic study of lactose intolerance may shed light on the origin of mental illness schizophrenia

[4-18] Brain scans link physical changes to cognitive risks of widely used class of drugs

Black Americans See Gains in Life Expectancy lifespan

Mediterranean Diet May Slow Aging Process, Say Researchers

Restoring leg blood flow is better option than exercise for PAD patients PAD

Starving cancer the key to new treatments cancer

Doctors call for single-payer health reform, cite need to move beyond Affordable Care Act healthcare

AUTEN-67 as an Example of an Autophagy-Enhancing Drug Candidate

Exercise can prevent aging brain diseases, research shows exercise brain

Pain Causes Older Adults to Develop More Inflammation Over Time pain inflammation

Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. MedicalErrors

Parkinson's disease pathogenesis reduced in rat model by a cell-signaling inhibitor drug Parkinson's

Extended rest between weight lifting sets could help muscle growth bodybuilding exercise

Transplanted nerve cells survive a quarter of a century in a Parkinson's disease patient parkinsons

Calorie restriction improves health, mood, sex drive diet

Genetic switch could be key to increased health and lifespan

A Mediterranean style diet decreases levels of the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein alzheimers

An experimental Alzheimer's drug reverses genetic changes thought to spur the disease riluzole

Chemo combination kills breast cancer stem cells cancer

Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice

April 2016

A vitamin that stops the aging process of organs Nicotinamide riboside

Rosacea Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's alzheimers inflammation

Depression symptoms that steadily increase in later life predict higher dementia risk depression dementia

Cancer drug may treat sepsis, other uncontrollable immune responses to infection infection sepsis

This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

A brand new 'atlas' shows where different ideas live in our brains brain

Coal-tar based sealcoats on driveways, parking lots far more toxic than suspected environment

New model for active surveillance of prostate cancer tested

Study: 93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission after immunotherapy leukemia cancer

It Looks Like UNITY Biotechnology is Taking the Drug Development Path to Senescent Cell Clearance

Cheap red meat is helping kill off Glasgow's poorest men 30 years early diet phosphates telomeres

Doctors prescribe action to bring down drug prices access pricing

New advance announced in fight against Parkinson's, Alzheimer's: ... 'reversing' symptoms Alzheimers Parkinsons

World's centenarian population projected to grow eightfold by 2050

Nutritional Supplements May Boost Effects of Antidepressants depression diet

The Small Molecule View: Searching for Drugs to Slow Aging

The Revolution Against Aging and Death (RAAD) Festival RAAD

Hearing aid use is associated with improved cognitive function in hearing-impaired elderly: hearing

A Possible Link Between Gut Bacteria and PTSD probiotics PTSD

BioViva follows controversial anti-aging quest BioViva genes

Omega 3 Rich Diet May Reverse Genetic Damage Caused by Fructose diet

16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia dementia caregiving

HIV infection prematurely ages humans by an average of 5 years HIV

Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you

Social stresses of modern life can age you poverty stress

[APRIL 16] Fast and rest to live fit and long Crohns IBD immunity diet

Hope for Reversing Type 2 Diabetes diabetes cure

Number of adults with diabetes [quadrupled] ... low and middle income countries diabetes diet

Feel Sleepy During The Day? Your Fatty Diet Could Be To Blame diet fat

Newly discovered vulnerability in breast tumor cells points to new cancer treatment path breast cancer block glutathione

UT Southwestern research shows 98 percent cure rate for prostate cancer using SBRT prostate cancer SBRT

Study identifies specific work factors that predict sleep problems sleep

New cases of dementia in the UK fall by 20 percent over 2 decades dementia UK

Neural stem cell transplants aid traumatic brain injury recovery StemCells TBI brain

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Veterans Linked to Accelerated Aging PTSD veterans

Brain Scans Link Physical Changes to Cognitive Risks for Common Over the Counter Drugs dementia

Turn off Per2, turn on healthy aging stem Per2

Diabetes drug may reduce the incidence of cancer among postmenopausal women metformin cancer

First diagnosed case of Alzheimer's disease in HIV-positive individual reported HIV Alzheimers

Low-cost generic direct-acting antiviral treatment for hep C is equivalent to branded formulations HCV pricing

7 Red Flags of Job Burnout --- and What You Can Do stress mindfulness

Electrical brain stimulation enhances creativity, researchers say brain

Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models glioblastoma diet

Potential cholesterol-lowering drug molecule has prostate cancer fighting capabilities prostate cancer

Pollutants in fish inhibit human's natural defense system environment

Greenness around homes linked to lower mortality environment

Corporate Workers Have Shocking Sleeping Patterns. Here's Why. sleep healthcare

Memory may aid emotion regulation, particularly in older adults: ... good recall may help recovery from sadness

Payments for cost sharing increasing rapidly over time insurance healthcare access

Americans live longer but with disabilities or health issues, study shows lifespan healthspan

Millions With Leg Pain Have Peripheral Artery Disease

Rush awarded $14.5 million NIA grant to study effects of MIND diet on Alzheimer's disease MIND diet

New report prescribes US action to maintain global health leadership, heed lessons of Ebola and Zika global

Electrical stimulation of brain pleasure center reduces chronic pain pain brain

Testosterone therapy decreases hospital readmissions in older men with low testosterone

Multigenerational Homes That Fit Just Right retirement housing

Angiogenesis factor found to promote three age-related diseases of the eye: Overexpression of VEGF-A ... eye

Gene defect may point to solution for Alzheimer's Alzheimers mitochondria

Questioning the HDL Hypothesis - Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. HDL heart

How Fast Food Messes With Your Hormones diet phthalates

There's Now A Miraculous New Treatment For Schizophrenia EarlyIntervention EASA

[April 3] Trial offers objective evidence of muscle-related side effects with statins statins heart

2016-04-12: An experimental eating regime may slow aging and stave off disease-if you can stand it Laron diet

2016-04-11: Researchers identify root of chronic pain as potential new drug target

2016-04-11: USPSTF publishes recommendation on taking aspirin to prevent heart attack, stroke, and colorectal cancer

2016-04-09: Intermittent Fasting Enhances Weight Loss And Longevity

2016-04-08: Low Dose Lithium Extends Life in Flies

2016-04-13: The Top 10 Hot Topics in Aging

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