January 2024 | Vol. 19, No. 1
Roundtable with Mark Gordon, M.D.: Mastering Mental Health with Hormones and Supplements
In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Mark Gordon discusses the positive impact of the right hormones and supplements on mental health.
At the October AMMG conference, the 2023 Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine was presented to Cesar M. Pellerano, M.D.
COVID-19 NEWS AND UPDATES
Alarming Study Finds Covid Can Trigger High Blood Pressure
LATEST AGE MANAGEMENT MEDICINE NEWS
New Blood Test That Scans for 50 Types of Cancer ‘Can Detect Tumors BEFORE Symptoms Develop’
Anti-aging Molecule? Potential Treatment to Revive Deteriorating Muscles Discovered by Stanford Scientists
The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Found in Centenarians’ Blood: Study
4 Cups of Coffee or Tea Could Be Secret Recipe for Fighting Frailty in Old Age
New Harvard Study: In Addition to Its Heart Benefits, Olive Oil May Reduce Dementia Risk by 28%
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PATIENT ASSESSMENT & DIAGNOSTICS
Scientists Make Breakthrough in Detecting Early Alzheimer’s
Scientists may have discovered a new diagnostic tool for recognizing the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, providing hope for early detection in the future.
These Adult Vaccines Could Reduce Seniors’ Risk of Alzheimer’s, Study Finds
Getting vaccinated against shingles, pneumonia and other illnesses could potentially reduce adults’ risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Doctors Have Been Measuring Blood Pressure All Wrong, Study Explains
Researchers working with the American Heart Association have released the results of a nearly 30-year study on high blood pressure, finding that doctors may miss certain health complications if they don’t have their patients lying down.
This Common Fungus Can Trigger ‘Key Player’ in Alzheimer’s Disease Development
Study Finds Staff
A troubling new study shows a link between a common fungus and Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from the Baylor College of Medicine are revealing how the fungus Candida albicans enters the brain, triggers mechanisms that aid in its clearance, and generates toxic protein fragments known as amyloid beta (Ab)-like peptides — a key player in Alzheimer’s disease development.
DIET, NUTRITION AND SUPPLEMENTS
Scientists Reveal New Findings About Older Adults Who Take Vitamin D
Stefani Sassos, M.S., R.D.N.
Vitamin D is a unique nutrient in that it comes from the food we eat and is a hormone that our bodies make. The fat soluble vitamin has a slew of important functions and vitamin D health benefits, from supporting immunity and healthy bones to improving mood. But new research shows that it may have other protective benefits for older adults.
DISORDERS OF AGING
In Potential Cancer Breakthrough, Newly Found Kill Switch’ Triggers Death of Cancer Cells: One-Two Punch
Scientists at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center in Sacramento, California, have identified a protein on the CD95 receptor that can “program” cancer cells to die, as detailed in a study recently published in the journal Cell Death & Differentiation.