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Age-related decline in two sirtuin enzymes alters mitochondrial dynamics, weakens cardiac contractions

Sirtuins are a family of anti-aging proteins that help regulate cellular lifespan, metabolism, and resistance to stress. The potential protective effect of these sirtuin enzymes in age-related diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, remains an area of intense investigation. Now, a new preclinical study led by University of South Florida Health (USF Health) researchers has determined that […]

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Should IBD Biologics Be Offered in Combination or as Monotherapy?

Adding or switching biologics is a common practice in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but there is a dearth of clinical data on whether patients should receive their first or second biologic as monotherapy or combined with immunomodulatory therapies. It’s a clinical conundrum made more difficult by the increasing number of […]

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Spaniards put faith in COVID-19 vaccines even as cases surge

Like far too many of Spain’s 20-somethings, Sergio Rosado has seen the new, more contagious coronavirus strain strike those too eager to cut loose when authorities rolled back health restrictions with vaccinations picking up pace. But the 22-year-old student shares the country’s widespread public trust in the vaccines, and Rosado plans to get his shots […]