What is the Relationship between Age, Osteoporosis & Coronary Artery Calcification?

Research Paper Title Relationship between age, osteoporosis and coronary artery calcification detected by high-definition computerized tomography in Chinese elderly men. Background Few studies have analysed the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and coronary artery calcification (CAC) in older men, and it remains subject to debate. The present study was designed to evaluate the age-related… Read More

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What is the Upper Age Limit for Entry as a RAF Weapons System Operator?

The current upper age limit for entry, as a civilian candidate, as a RAF Weapons System Operator is 32, with a maximum age of 33 on entry to training (AP 3376, Edition 6). Previously, the upper age limit was 26 on entry to training (AP 3376, Edition 5). References Air Publication 3376: Ground Trade Personnel and… Read More

Canadian Armed Forces: Linking Cortisol & Cytokines with Age, Sex, and Anthropometry

Research Paper Title Levels of circulating cortisol and cytokines in members of the Canadian Armed Forces: Associations with age, sex and anthropometry. Background To assess blood levels of cortisol and cytokines (inflammatory and non-inflammatory) in members of the regular Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), and examine the associations between sex, age and adiposity and circulating levels… Read More

How Old Is Your Brain?

Just like the rest of our body, the brain can sometimes age quicker than we do. Now researchers at Imperial College London have a way to find out how old the brain really is (O’Hare, 2017). James Cole and colleagues trained a computer algorithm to estimate age based on brain images from 2001 healthy people, then tested it on… Read More

What is the Prevalence of Medical Symptoms in IDF Aircrew?

Research Paper Title The prevalence of medical symptoms in military aircrew. Background The prevalence of medical symptoms in aviators has not been described in the medical literature. Methods An anonymous questionnaire was handed to all Israeli Air Force aviators who went through the routine yearly examination. Because only two women filled the questionnaire, we excluded… Read More

Old Food, New Food & Lifespan: Any Link?

“YOU are what you eat – so does eating old food make you old? It sounds far-fetched, but experiments on mice, flies and yeast suggest that it might. The fundamental causes of ageing aren’t understood. One leading idea is that throughout life, our bodies accumulate cellular damage. Vadim Gladyshev at Harvard University wondered whether this damage can be acquired through food. Food… Read More