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Of mice and old men: is the elixir of youth finally coming of age?

American scientists have coined the term ‘senolytics’ to describe a new class of drugs designed to delay the ageing process by clearing out doddery cells<p>It is generally accepted as one of life’s unfortunate, but inevitable facts: we might be able to disguise the wrinkles for a time, but ageing will …

Mayo Clinic

5 ways to ease dementia without drugs - Futurity

Millions of prescriptions are written each year to calm people with dementia. But non-drug approaches may work better and carry far fewer risks.

Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests

Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs<p>Psychedelic drugs could prove to be highly effective treatments for depression and alcoholism, according to scientists who have obtained the first brain scans of …

Psychedelia

Alzheimer's researchers find molecule that delays onset of disease

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Dementia

Beyond Superfoods: 6 Health-Boosting Teas

You’ve heard “you are what you eat.” But what you drink matters, too! More and more studies are unearthing the health benefits of drinking tea, says …

Red wine antioxidant can prevent memory deterioration

You'd expect red wine to make remembering harder not easier, but in fact it helps prevent age related memory decline, according to new …

ECT for depression in the elderly

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the more controversial treatments offered by psychiatrists. For most people, information about ECT is …

Umami taste sensitivity linked to physical health in the elderly

The development of a new way to measure umami taste sensitivity has revealed a link between the loss of taste sensation and overall poor health in …

Preventing falls in seniors an ongoing effort

A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the …

Medicine