Aging
Metformin shows benefits on aging and different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers at McMaster University have unlocked one of the secrets behind the many benefits of metformin. more
Identification of a key protein linked to aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this... more
Researchers identify key protein associated with aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this context, a... more
Medical News Today: Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function  MNT · 3 days
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes. more
Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function  MNT · 3 days
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes. more
Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug plan do-over  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received inaccurate information more
Medical News Today: Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging  MNT · 4 days
Doctors often prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes. A new mouse study on its liver mechanisms may explain its wider benefits for health and life span. more
Website errors raise calls for Medicare to be flexible with seniors’ enrollment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Saturday is the deadline for most people with Medicare coverage to sign up for private drug and medical plans for next year. more
Should aging lab monkeys be retired to sanctuaries?  Science Magazine · 5 days
Biomedical researchers are increasingly interested in retiring monkeys, but the community is divided more
Deep age predictors can help advance aging research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The deep age predictors can help advance aging research by establishing causal relationships in nonlinear systems. more
Experts at AGS-NIA U13 conference provide insights on bone and soft-tissue disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Experts at a prestigious medical conference hosted by the American Geriatrics Society and funded by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging... more
Tulane neuroscientist receives $2.9 million NIH grant to launch the Telomere Research Network  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Tulane University neuroscientist Dr. Stacy Drury will launch the Telomere Research Network to establish best practices for measuring telomere length and how... more
Diabetes drug has unexpected, broad implications for healthy aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. Researchers have now used a... more
Simple ways to make the holidays safe for seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The menu is planned, the table is set, and the guests are invited. But if you're hosting older relatives and friends this holiday season, you'll also need to prepare your... more
Medical News Today: How to treat female hair loss  MNT · 7 days
Female hair loss happens for many reasons, including natural aging. We cover treatments for hair loss, tips for hair growth, and ways to cope with hair loss. more
UC San Diego Health joins national initiative to improve care for seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
According to the National Council of Aging, approximately 92 percent of seniors have at least one chronic disease and 77 percent have at least... more
Are 'dog years' for real? An explanation of calculating canine age  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If your dog has been alive and kicking its paws about for a decade, the widely held belief is that it has aged as much as... more
New strategy could help cells get rid of disease-related debris  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Tohoku University researchers have developed a strategy that could help cells get rid of disease-related debris. Further research could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases, Down... more
Medical News Today: Rapamycin has anti-aging effect on human skin  MNT · 2 weeks
A small study reveals that rapamycin, a drug with a long history as an immune suppressor, can improve tone and reduce wrinkles and sagging in human skin. more
Strategy to help cells get rid of disease-related debris  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tohoku University researchers have developed a strategy that could help cells get rid of disease-related debris. Further research could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases, Down syndrome, and... more
Extra virgin olive oil boosts brain power  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have found that extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) could help boost brain power and help halt the progression of the effects of aging... more
Playing board games may help protect thinking skills in old age  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People who play games -- such as cards and board games -- are more likely to stay mentally sharp in later life, a study suggests. Those... more
Rapamycin may slow skin aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent organ rejection after transplant surgery, may also... more
FDA-approved drug to prevent organ rejection may slow skin aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. more
Article reveals new mechanism of programmed aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Nature has sentenced humans to an inevitable death from the time of birth; the natural instrument of execution is the aging process. According to modern scientific notions, only two root causes of aging can... more
Can the gut microbiome unlock the secrets of aging?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study finds that gut bacteria from old mice can help rejuvenate the neurons of younger ones, suggesting that gut bacteria are key to aging. more
Medical News Today: Can the gut microbiome unlock the secrets of aging?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study finds that gut bacteria from old mice can help rejuvenate the neurons of younger ones, suggesting that gut bacteria are key... more
Impaired gene expression may influence aging via altered cellular metabolism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Throughout history, humans have been obsessed with finding a way to prevent aging and prolong life. Although the mechanisms have long eluded us, modern science is revealing more... more
Slowing down -- Is aging caused by decreased cellular metabolism?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have uncovered new information regarding the effects of impaired expression of the gene SHMT2 in genetically modified mice. They found that suppression of SHMT2 expression of SHMT2... more
Slowing down: Is aging caused by decreased cellular metabolism?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Throughout history, humans have been obsessed with finding a way to prevent aging and prolong life. Although the mechanisms have long eluded us, modern science is revealing more and more... more
‘Dog Years’ Are a Total Myth. Here’s How Old Fido Really Is.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
When your dog's big, pleading eyes look up at you, is it with old-age wisdom or teenage naiveté? more
Potential new therapy for progeria  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Aging is a complex and natural process that affects all living organisms. As people age, normal biological processes are affecting, resulting in a decline in various organs and age-related conditions. Though aging is normal, some children affected by... more
Possible new treatment strategy against progeria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Progeria is a very rare disease that affects about one in 18 million children and results in premature aging and death in adolescence from complications of cardiovascular disease. In a study on mice and human cells,... more
Researchers identify possible new treatment strategy for progeria  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Progeria is a very rare disease that affects about one in 18 million children and results in premature aging and death in adolescence from complications of cardiovascular disease. more
Gut microbes may alter the aging process, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the aging process, which could lead to the... more
Alzheimer's Association's funding enables expansion of aging study in longest running birth cohort  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Alzheimer's Association and University College London are partnering to study brain aging and dementia in 500 individuals whose health and health-related... more
Bacteria in the gut may alter aging process  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Microorganisms living in the gut may alter the aging process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down. more
Aging experts promote global effort to improve healthy longevity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Across the world, more people are living longer. But "whether the extra years will be good ones -- and whether societies and economies will benefit as a result -- depends... more
New RNA molecules may play a role in aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using a new sequencing method, this class of previously invisible RNA molecules were found to be abundantly expressed. more
Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. more
New RNA molecules may play a role in aging  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The genome is the master plan for all body parts, from toe nails to eyebrows. But it's not just the blueprint that determines what's built. All of the cellular players... more
Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Obesity is a growing problem among people of all ages, including older adults. Though there are current measures to control and treat obesity in seniors, weight loss surgery... more
Aging in good health: The inequalities are widening  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Life expectancy in Switzerland has been growing steadily for decades. But have these additional years been spent in good health or do they only prolong the ills of an aging population? New... more
Aging US dams pose risk to thousands  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your... more
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