Tag Archives: agerelated

Age-related hearing loss

If a hearing healthcare professional diagnoses you with age-related hearing loss (presbycusis), you’re in good company. About one-third of adults between 65 and 70 have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. About half of all people 75 and older have hearing loss.  Why do we lose hearing… Read More »

FDA Approves Beovu (brolucizumab-dbll) for the Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

FDA Approves Beovu (brolucizumab-dbll) for the Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Print this page EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Novartis today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Beovu (brolucizumab-dbll) injection, also known as RTH258, for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD)1. Beovu is the… Read More »

Harvard researchers isolate new age-related biomarker

A newly discovered ribosomal DNA (rDNA) clock can be used to accurately determine an individual’s chronological and biological age, according to research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  The ribosomal clock is a novel biomarker of aging based on the rDNA, a segment of the genome that previously has been mechanistically linked to aging. It has… Read More »