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Tag: aging

elderly man wringing hands in front of face.

October 18, 2016

Elder abuse under-identified in U.S. emergency departments

Elder abuse affects approximately 1 in 10 older adults in the United States and has far-reaching negative effects on physical and mental health.

Medical Tips, Senior Health, Wellness

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a couple running together on a sunny day, under trees

March 24, 2016

Aging well: 4 simple ways to stay fit

Feel like you’re physically unable to exercise? Or just don’t have the time? Read about the four easy ways you can fit activity in your day!

Fitness

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Shawn Ahmed

April 24, 2014

UNC researchers link aging to cellular interactions that occur acro...

Shawn Ahmed, PhD, shows that tweaking specific cellular mechanisms helps tiny worms overcome infertility through a pathway of cellular interactions that result in long life. The finding gives clues to how the molecular interactions in cells of one organism affect progeny many generations later.

Cell Biology, Genetics, Research

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January 10, 2014

Top of the Line

The next chapter in the story of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center begins with a new director, Ned Sharpless, an oncologist with a story to tell.

Cancer, Physician Stories

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