Category Archives: Aging

Тренировки на выносливость помогают бороться со старением? – Medical News Bulletin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ученые сравнили влияние упражнений на выносливость, высокоинтенсивных интервальных и силовых тренировок на борьбу со старением.   Физические упражнения широко рекомендуются для профилактики заболеваний и здорового старения. Однако пока неясно, какое влияние оказывают различные виды тренировок на процесс старения на клеточном уровне. Наши клетки содержат ДНК, организованную в длинные нитевидные хромосомы. Они…

How is blood sugar control linked to the risk of fractures in type 1 diabetes? – Medical News Bulletin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scientists presented a new study to depict the effect of blood sugar levels of people with type 1 diabetes in the development of fractures. Diabetes affects millions of people worldwide. Type 1 diabetes or juvenile diabetes can occur in younger ages due to the pancreas not producing any insulin. This leads…

Do statins increase the risk of a brain hemorrhage? – Medical News Bulletin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Researchers in Denmark conduct the world’s largest study to determine whether statins increase the risk of a brain hemorrhage in patients without a stroke history. A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when bleeding in the brain causes swelling and increased pressure, resulting in damage to brain cells and tissues. Intracerebral hemorrhaging is when…

New findings on the causes of Alzheimer’s disease point to particular gene  – Medical News Bulletin

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study published in Nature Neuroscience examined the role of the TREM2 gene in the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and how this gene may be used for the development of treatments.   Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and affects approximately 70% of individuals with dementia. It…

New leukemia treatment shows promising results in phase-3 clinical trial – Medical News Bulletin

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia affects many older adults. Researchers from the United States recently tested Ibrutinib, a newly approved targeted drug, as a new leukemia treatment in a clinical study.   Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in blood stem cells, in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cell….

Does hormone replacement therapy increase the risk of blood clots? – Medical News Bulletin

Researchers from the UK conducted a large study of women on different types of hormone replacement therapy to see if it increased the risk of blood clots. Hormone replacement therapy is prescribed for women going through menopause to help relieve some of the effects of this process, including night sweats, hot flashes, and mood swings….

Does moderate alcohol consumption worsen irregular heartbeats? – Medical News Bulletin

An Australian study published in Heart Rhythm examines whether even moderate alcohol consumption can make preexisting atrial fibrillation more severe. Atrial fibrillation is one of many cardiovascular disorders that can be fatal if left untreated. In patients with atrial fibrillation, unusual electrical signals in the upper compartments of the heart, called atria, lead to fast…

Can we detect lung cancer early with molecular techniques? – Medical News Bulletin

A new study published in Nature Medicine has shown a way to decode the fate of precancerous lung lesions in the development of invasive lung cancer. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer worldwide, causing an estimated 1.8 million deaths globally in 2018. The disease develops when abnormal cancer cells in the lungs begin…