For older adults with dementia, a new tool may be able to predict mortality risk

Clinicians may be able to reliably forecast death in dementia-afflicted older persons with the aid of a prognosis prediction model. The researchers estimate that 6.5 million Americans age 65 or older have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. Financial planning, clinical decisions, the use of long-term care, and other types of decisions for this […]

Age is a factor in the amount of harm caused by a person’s exposure to light from phones, computers, and other technology

The common fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, was used in the study, which was published today in Nature Partner Journals Aging. Drosophila melanogaster is a valuable model organism because it shares cellular and developmental processes with humans and other animals. As per new research from Oregon State University, the harmful effects of everyday, lifelong exposure to […]

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