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Latest The Journals of Gerontology Stories

2014-04-16 13:59:35

Sarcopenia — the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength — may put up to 50 percent of seniors at greater risk for disability, yet there is no consensus within the medical community for how this condition should be measured.

2013-11-05 23:21:43

The evaluation's findings, published in The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, demonstrate significant and equivalent reductions in depressive symptoms

2013-07-17 11:03:40

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered that a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH), used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, helps to improve balance control during walking, hence reducing the risk of falls among elderly adults.

2011-08-30 19:11:07

Cell’s reserve fighting force shrinks with age, new study finds.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.