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OSN's top news of the week

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Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:
Retinal alterations noted in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
Subjects with preclinical Alzheimer's disease had a larger foveal avascular zone and decreased inner foveal thickness compared with subjects without preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
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Could a compound found in red wine ward off knee pain?

Could a compound found in red wine ward off knee pain?

Eight million people in the UK and 54 million in the US suffer from osteoarthritis - when the cartilage gradually becomes thin. It is different to rheumatoid arthritis. Read more ...

Nanotechnology Restores Function of Tumor Suppressor in Prostate Cancer

Nanotechnology Restores Function of Tumor Suppressor in Prostate Cancer

Research team leveraged advances in nanotechnology and the unique properties of mRNA to inhibit tumor growth in preclinical models of prostate cancer by targeting PTEN. Read more ...

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: The real agony of going to the dentist? Getting lost on the...

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: The real agony of going to the dentist? Getting lost on the way!

BONNIE, 67, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last year. Here, in her latest column, she gives her undeniably upbeat take on life with the illness she calls ‘the A-word'. Read more ...

Scientists find that red sage extract with liquefied calcium improves...

Scientists find that red sage extract with liquefied calcium improves osteoporosis symptoms

Red sage extracts have been used in traditional Asian medicine to treat various diseases ranging from heart conditions to liver problems. In a study published in the BMC... Read more ...

Even 10 Minutes of Exercise Has Anti-Aging Benefits

Even 10 Minutes of Exercise Has Anti-Aging Benefits

Who doesn't want to slow down the aging process? Fortunately, we know more about how aging occurs than ever before, although some aspects are still a mystery at the cellular... Read more ...

Does Exercise Affect When You Go Through Menopause?

Does Exercise Affect When You Go Through Menopause?

Menopause, far from being a health condition or disease, is a gateway into the second half of life, a life filled with opportunity and new experiences. It's a natural part of... Read more ...

How do you get to be a "ridiculously healthy" senior citizen? Take care of...

How do you get to be a "ridiculously healthy" senior citizen? Take care of your gut research has linked gut health to healthy aging

There is no secret to being “ridiculously healthy.” It can seem that way - given how obsessed we are with miracle creams and magic pills - but the truth is, natural ways trump... Read more ...

Amyloid β protein makes comeback as therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

For many years amyloid β protein was considered to be a promising therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease but, for a long time, research results were very disappointing. Read more ...

EULAR recommends against treating hand OA with conventional, biologic DMARDs

EULAR has for the first time updated its 2007 recommendations for the management of hand osteoarthritis, including a new warning against treatment with conventional or... Read more ...

Outcome of ACL reconstruction related to the way you move post-surgery

A third of people who undergo ACL reconstruction surgery will have osteoarthritis in their injured knee within 10 years. Within two decades, nearly 50 percent will - terrible... Read more ...