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September 17, 2021

Metformin Remains a Poor Choice in the Treatment of Aging

Now that we find ourselves in an era in which there is growing support and funding for the treatment of aging as a medical condition, the battle ceases to be one of persuading people to take the idea seriously, and more a matter of convincing research and development concerns to […]
September 16, 2021

Stiff Blood Vessels Linked to Enzyme That Fosters Cell ‘Chatter’

In a study in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have found that the smooth muscle cells lining the walls of blood vessels can lose their elasticity and lead to vascular stiffening, a condition that can precede heart disease and stroke. The finding, say the researchers, may provide a new focus […]
September 15, 2021

Foot pressure sensors detect Parkinson's disease

A team from National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University has developed a foot-pressure-sensing insole to detect Parkinson's disease. Using tiny Raspberry Pi computers, they managed to create something discreet that can monitor people as they walk around in their own shoes. Video: Team Forelook What is Parkinson's disease? Parkinson's disease […]
September 15, 2021

Immunoporosis: the Role of Immune Cells in Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, the age-related loss of bone mass and strength, is a serious condition. Bone is constantly remodeled, created by osteoblasts and removed by osteoclasts. With age, the balance of these activities tips towards favoring the osteoclasts, and bone mineral density declines over time as a consequence. It is becoming clear […]
September 15, 2021

Fighting Viruses with Algae

New study maps algae’s antiviral potential along infection pathway, finds promise at every step When the coronavirus pandemic thrust the world into turmoil last year, a group of bioenergy researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) saw an unconventional way to fight the pandemic: algae. Ranging anywhere from the size of single […]