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GERONTOLOGY

Two studies examine lifestyle factors in becoming a centenarian

Not smoking and remaining socially engaged are significant markers of living past 100, according to a New Zealand analysis of 292 centenarians, while a Washington State University study suggested living in highly walkable, mixed-age communities was... July 1st, 2020

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Tuberculosis cases and deaths predicted to spike due to COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic could significantly increase the global burden of tuberculosis (TB) due to disruptions to health services, and delays to diagnosis and treatment, according to new estimates. Before COVID-19, over 4,000 people were dying... July 1st, 2020

MEDICAL PRACTICE

NEUROLOGY

Disrupted circadian rhythm associated with later Parkinson's

Older men who have a weak or irregular circadian rhythm guiding their daily cycles of rest and activity are more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease, according to a study by scientists at the University of California – San Francisco Weill... July 1st, 2020

PSYCHOLOGY

PUBLIC HEALTH

TRANSPLANT MEDICINE

Liver perfusion could save 7 in 10 rejected donor livers

A major study investigating the effectiveness of liver perfusion as a technique to improve the function of donor livers that would have otherwise been rejected, has shown that up to 7 in every 10 could be used after just 4-6 hours of the assessment.... July 1st, 2020

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