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The loss of a rising marathoner is a tragic reminder of the toll of motor accidents

On track to make history, Kelvin Kiptum’s story ended too soon

Does low iron intake change exercise capacity?

A study demonstrates metabolic shifts that occur with and without sufficient iron levels

You’re never too old to start exercising – just ask a 93-year-old rowing champion

Geroscience researchers report an astounding case study of a nonagenarian with the physical fitness of a 40-year-old

New insights on maximizing protein utilization for muscle protein synthesis

A new study adds nuance – rather than contradictions – to conventional wisdom on protein intake patterns for maximal anabolic response

Where a study on metformin and cardiovascular disease fell short – and what it can teach us

An investigation on metformin, diabetes, lipid biology, and cardiovascular disease offered little insight on any of these topics, but it illustrates common problems in scientific research

Targeting senescent cells for cognitive health

With the recent publication of the first clinical trial of senolytics for AD treatment, popular interest in these drugs has swelled, but is the excitement justified?

The futility of estimating changes to all-cause mortality from target cancer screening studies

Why a recent publication shouldn’t change your motivation to get screened for cancer

Research Worth Sharing, December 2023 Edition

MDMA for PTSD, the HALL aging database, peanut immunotherapy, blood pressure cuff sizes and accuracy, and the effects of swearing on strength

Why is it so difficult to determine how nutrition impacts dementia risk?

When it comes to nutrition research, neither observational nor interventional studies have been able to tell the full story. A report by the Nutrition for Dementia Prevention Working Group offers ideas for improving both.

The MIND diet on trial: can diet choices impact cognitive health?

The results were lackluster, but a closer look leaves room for other explanations

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