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7 HOURS AGO - Boston Globe

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Would You Rather Look Younger or Thinner?

The Doctors discuss the age-old question: Is it healthier to look young or thin? Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explains how the aging process can affect your appearance, and how a little extra weight might help.

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DEC 17, 2014 - Health Canal

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Joslin Discovery May Hold Clues to Treatments that Slow Aging and Prevent Age-Related Chronic Disease

BOSTON – December 15, 2014 – In a study published today by Nature, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center used a microscopic worm (C. elegans) to identify a new path that could lead to drugs to slow aging and the chronic diseases that often accompany it—and might even lead to better cosmetics.

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DEC 17, 2014 - Washington Times

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Washington U. gets $30 M for Alzheimer's studies

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Federal funds will provide $30 million for Alzheimer's disease research at Washington University in St. Louis over the next five years. The university announced Tuesday that the National Institutes on Aging and the National Institutes of Health have renewed grants that provide the funding. ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Philips expands in medical devices with $1.2 billion Volcano deal

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Philips has agreed to acquire U.S.-based medical device maker Volcano Corp for $1.2 billion including debt, its largest healthcare acquisition in seven years and a bid to cash in on an aging population's need for more complex treatments. Philips said the acquisition of Volcano -- which makes equipment that allows doctors treating heart disease ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Philips to buy medical device maker Volcano for $1.2 billion

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Philips has agreed to acquire U.S.-based medical device maker Volcano Corp for $1.2 billion including debt, its largest healthcare acquisition in seven years and an effort to cash in on more complex treatments for an aging population.

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