Trump administration’s 2020 Budget Request ‘deeply troubling’ for older Americans, AGS

IMAGE: Founded in 1942, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals that has–for more than 75 years–worked to improve the health, independence, and quality… view more  Credit: (C) 2019, American Geriatrics Society Trillions of dollars in cuts to everything from the nation’s largest insurer to programs for training more…

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Chemical innovation by relatives of the ice cream bean explains tropical biodiversity

IMAGE: Inga acuminata leaves damaged by plant-eating insects. New results published in Science by Dale Forrister, doctoral student at the University of Utah, suggest that, during the sapling stage of tropical… view more  Credit: Steve Paton, Smithsonian Tropical Research Constant pressure from hungry insects forces plants to innovate: producing new chemicals to protect themselves. This is…

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Non-invasive imaging technique valid for identifying small airway disease in lung

IMAGE: In a landmark study, an international team led by Michigan Medicine confirms the ability of non-invasive imaging to identify early signs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). view more  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammatory disease of the small airways in the lungs, affects 16 million Americans and is the fourth leading cause of…

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