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Just One Exercise Session Can Ward Off Age-Related Shrinkage in Your Brain

Small but mighty, the hippocampus is an area of your brain that’s tasked with a range of functions related to memory formation and emotion regulation. Unfortunately, as we age, this powerhouse tends to stutter, due to things like shrinkage, inflammation, and

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