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Blueberries, a tasty intervention against age-related cognitive decline

In a recent study published in the Nutritional Neuroscience journal, researchers assessed the impact of consumption of wild blueberries on…

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Age-related changes in microbiome composition affects brain macrophages

Age-related diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), are affected by changes in the gut microbiome. In addition, several factors,…

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Men exposed to industrial air pollution exhibit sperm mitochondrial DNA deletions

In eukaryotic cells, mitochondria produce energy that is used for all cellular functions. Two metabolic pathways that influence energy production…

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What is the impact of COVID-19 on male reproductive health?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, researchers assessed male reproductive health three months after coronavirus…

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The aging human brain

The prevalence of neurodegenerative disorders has increased over the past several decades for several reasons. Age is a major risk…

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Benefits of physical, mental activity on thinking may vary for men and women, study suggests

Studies have shown that physical and mental activity help preserve thinking skills and delay dementia. A new study suggests that…

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Sex matters when it comes to immune responses to vaccines and viral infections

Age and sex have been identified as important indicators of immunity to infectious diseases as well as vaccinations throughout the…

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Men with hematopoietic mosaic loss of Y chromosome have worse prognosis for heart failure

A research group led by Dr. Soichi Sano, a specially appointed lecturer in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School…

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Mosaic loss of Y chromosome increases risk for heart failure and cardiac fibrosis in men

Why a condition that frequently occurs in aging men, in which an increasing number of hematopoietic cells display a loss…

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Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in tissues leads to long COVID

Soon after its emergence at the end of 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) caused a devastating…

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