Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska Institutet has uncovered why that is: Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don’t eat more or exercise less than before. The study is published in the journal Nature Medicine.
Sacrificial ink-writing technique allows 3D printing of large, vascularized human organ building blocks
Only 1 in 8 older adults with hearing loss who belong to Medicare HMOs have a hearing aid, despite partial insurance coverage for cost.
A novel CAR T-cell therapy, developed by UCL researchers and designed to target cancer cells more quickly and cause fewer side effects, has shown very promising results for children with previously incurable acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).
A team of scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (IBCh RAS) studied one hereditary genetic mutation to discover general molecular mechanisms that may lead both to early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and to the form of the disease caused by age-related changes in human body.