Women experience faster cognitive decline with age — and more health stories
March 8, 2021 // FOUND IN: News
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- Women Experience Faster Cognitive Decline with Age: New research finds higher baseline cognition scores for aging women, but a more rapid drop once cognitive decline begins.
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- Can a High Fructose Diet Protect Against Drug Induced Liver Damage?: A team found that, in mice, consuming a high fructose diet prior to an acetaminophen overdose actually offered protections against liver injury.
- RNA Research Brings Hope to Millions with Rare Diseases: The chair of Human Genetics discusses new RNA research developments that may aid in treating and preventing rare genetic diseases.
- COVID-19 Coverage: Get the latest stories from the Michigan Health and the Michigan Health Lab on the coronavirus outbreak.
- Implanted Chemotherapy Device Has Kept Her Cancer in Check for More Than a Year: This hepatic artery infusion pump, around for decades and now experiencing a revial, offers one woman a powerful option for keeping her colorectal cancer at bay.
- How One Caregiver Keeps his Dad Safe from COVID-19: For those caring for someone with a medical condition, protecting your loved one from COVID is crucial. Here’s one caregiver’s protector story.