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Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.
A new study of elderly Hispanics found that hearing loss increased the risk of depression symptoms.
A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 28, 2012
Dr. Ethel Siris notes the severity of fractures late in life. “When you break a hip at 80, it can be a life-ending experience.”
Source:WCBS-TVAugust 24, 2012
Dr. James Noble, neurologist, commented on a new study that showed an association between good oral hygiene and a lower risk of dementia.
- July 31, 2012
A study found that educational experience was a strong predictor of cognitive decline risk across groups.
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