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Detecting Alzheimer’s disease from blood samples

Researchers have developed a method to detect build-up of amyloid beta in the brain, a characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, from biomarkers in blood samples.

Age vs. genetics: Which is more important for determining how we age?

Study shows age often plays a bigger role than genetics in gene expression and susceptibility to disease

Key neurons make you feel sluggish when you’re sick

A new study pinpoints the cluster of neurons that control responses called sickness behaviours.
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The heart-brain connection

How to stay young: the many benefits of exercise

Currently, a person who turns 65 in the next few years will spend anywhere from $142,000 to $176,000 on average on long-term care during their lifetime, according to a recent report commissioned by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.(1) For Canada, we divide those numbers by 10. Physical exercise has been shown to benefit the aging person. It is cheap and anyone can partake. Physical exercise represents a powerful tool, doable with few or no side effects and produces a multitude of benefits. This article will highlight some of the lesser known, but still significant benefits of exercise for everyone, including the aging population. » Read more...
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Therapeutic Stretching: Towards A Functional Approach

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Richly illustrated throughout, this exciting new volume covers the physiological basis of stretching, explores its classification and examines what is normal and abnormal in terms of ROM. Chapters then explain the processes that are associated with ROM loss and recovery as well as what makes stretching effective. The experience of pain, sensitization and pain tolerance in relation to stretching and ROM recovery are also discussed.
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