Rate of Aging Varies Widely Among People

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 It is common knowledge that while some people appear to stay youthful to an advanced age, others tend to get old rather quickly.Researchers have followed a large group of 954 people to quantify the process of their relative aging rate. All people were born within one year of each other … [Read more...]

Genetic Mapping of Prostate Cancer

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Targeted therapy is a new and very promising approach to cancer treatment. As the name suggests, targeted drugs aim at particular cancer-specific processes thus helping to eliminate only cancer cells and leave the healthy cells unaffected.Compared to traditional chemotherapy, targeted therapy is … [Read more...]

Link between Day of Birth and Health

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Interesting and unusual findings were recently published by a group of researchers from Columbia University. Using high-throughput computational methods, the scientists analyzed the health records of 1.7 million patients from New York trying to find any connections between their date of birth and … [Read more...]

How Alirocumab Works

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Alirocumab (Praluent) reduces blood cholesterol level. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that are found mostly in animal products. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol or LDL-cholesterol is the most important factor contributing to the hardening of vessels, heart attack and stroke. Let me … [Read more...]