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New research clarifies why wounds heal more slowly with age

New research clarifies why wounds heal more slowly with age With age, it takes longer for skin cells to close an injury. New research shows that a breakdown in communication between these cells and neighboring immune cells causes this delay—a discovery that has implications for improving healing among older people. More »

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New drug may help rescue the aging brain

An experimental compound appears to prevent inflammation and stimulate neurotransmitter production in older rats. Taken chronically, it may have the ability to fend off memory impairment, depression, Parkinson’s, and other ailments. More »

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