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Aging & Longevity

Can Running Reverse Aging?

According to a story published in The New York Times’ Well blog, running may help to reverse aging in ways that other exercise does not. Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Humboldt State University in California recruited 30 men and women in their 60s and 70s, assigning half of...
From 2010 to 2013, roughly 50,000 fewer patients died and $12 billion in health care costs were saved due to improvements in health care quality, CBS News reports. A report analyzed various conditions patients are prone to developing while in the hospital such as adverse drug events, catheter-associated...
According to Reuters, the experimental Ebola vaccine co-developed by Merck and NewLink did not have any serious side effects in early trials. Since early November, 34 volunteers have been injected with the VSV-EBOV vaccine, with reported side effects limited to mild fever. In addition to Merck and NewLink,...