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The effects of krill oil supplementation on skeletal muscle function and size in older adults: a randomised controlled trial

7 monthes ago   |   By Clinical Nutrition

The aim of this study was to determine the effects of krill oil supplementation, on muscle function and size in healthy older adults.
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Study reveals low use of whole genome sequencing outside of U.S. and Europe

7 monthes ago   |   By Food Safety

One-third of survey respondents in low and middle-income countries do not use whole genome sequencing, according to a study.
Only 8 percent reported using WGS in a routine, real-time way, highlighting minimal uptake of the technology for foodborne disease surveillance outside the United States, Canada, and Europe.
The main barriers for implementation were lack of funding, gaps in expertise, and training, especially for data analysis and interpretation, according to the study published in the journal Foodborne Pathogens and Disease .
PulseNet International did the study to identify...
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Multi-Strain COVID-19 Vaccines Might Be Coming, After Moderna Reports Promising Study Results

7 monthes ago   |   By Time

While U.S. health officials are still debating the best way forward when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine boosters, one thing was clear when experts convened by the Food and Drug Administration met for a recent committee discussion: to get longer-lasting and stronger immune responses, the next booster might have to target more than one strain of SARS-CoV-2. That would make COVID-19 vaccines similar to the annual flu shot, which normally helps the body to generate immunity against up to three different influenza strains.
On April 19, Moderna, which makes one of the two mRNA vaccines available...
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Dementia Risk Higher for Black, Hispanic Military Veterans

Dementia Risk Higher for Black, Hispanic Military Veterans

7 monthes ago   |   By MedPage Today

Black and Hispanic military veterans in the U.S. had significantly greater dementia risk than white veterans, a large retrospective study showed.
Among 1.87 million older adults - 98% of whom were men - who received care...
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How Often Does Prediabetes in Seniors Escalate to Full-Blown Disease?

How Often Does Prediabetes in Seniors Escalate to Full-Blown Disease?

7 monthes ago   |   By MedPage Today

About one in 20 adults ages 65 or older with prediabetes will progress to clinical diabetes within the following year, data from the Longitudinal Epidemiologic Assessment of Diabetes Risk study showed.
Of more than 50...
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Study: More than 20% of older adults in the U.S. experience food insufficiency

7 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a University of Michigan study.
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Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics created to collect...

Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics created to collect real-world data

The Alzheimer's Association is among a group of professional societies and research institutions that have launched the Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics to... Read more ...

Can Oncologists Reduce the Suicide Risk in Their Prostate Cancer Patients?

Can Oncologists Reduce the Suicide Risk in Their Prostate Cancer Patients?

SAN DIEGO - Whether it's due to the side effects of local and systemic therapies, or the diagnosis itself, men with prostate cancer are at increased risk of mental distress and... Read more ...

Bromocriptine appears to drop BP, improve arterial stiffness in teens with...

Bromocriptine appears to drop BP, improve arterial stiffness in teens with type 1 diabetes

Bromocriptine, a drug previously used to treat adults with type 2 diabetes and Parkinson's disease, improved BP and central and peripheral aortic stiffness over 4 weeks in... Read more ...