It’s never too late to get active

A study in more than 30,000 heart patients shows that becoming active later in life can be nearly as beneficial to survival as continued activity. The research is presented at ESC Congress 2021. “These encouraging findings highlight how patients with coronary heart disease may benefit by preserving or adopting a…

Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct, study shows

Rice University biochemists Michael Stern and James McNew have studied how neurodegeneration kills cells. They’ve conducted countless experiments over more than a decade, and they’ve summarized all they’ve learned in a simple diagram they hope may change how doctors perceive and treat degenerative diseases as varied as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and…