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Age-related vaginal symptoms tied to worse quality of life

(HealthDay)—Severe vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms are associated with worse quality of life in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in Menopause. Rossella E. Nappi, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Pavia in Italy, and colleagues assessed the

Aging immune system may explain age-related cancer risk increase

The key to cancer prevention may lie in the immune system rather than genetic mutations, the current focus of most anti-cancer efforts across the world, according to a major new study carried out at the University of Dundee. Eight million people

Found: A likely new contributor to age-related hearing loss

Conventional wisdom has long blamed age-related hearing loss almost entirely on the death of sensory hair cells in the inner ear, but research from neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins has provided new information about the workings of nerve cells that suggests otherwise.