Aging
Robots may care for you in old age—and your children will teach them  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
It's likely that before too long, robots will be in the home to care for older people and help them live independently.... more
The why of puppy dog eyes, and measuring honesty on a global scale  Science Magazine · 4 days
How can you resist puppy dog eyes? This sweet, soulful look might very well have been bred into canines by their intended... more
High school seniors losing trust in law enforcement, justice system  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
High school seniors' confidence in law enforcement and the justice system significantly declined from 2006 to 2017 while their faith in religious organizations and schools was comparatively higher... more
Anti-aging study wins grant from William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation has awarded Texas Biomed Associate Professor Marcel Daadi, Ph.D., with a grant of more than $100,000... more
Government policy and infrastructure have substantial impact on hospitalization of seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study. more
Canadian Institutes of Health Research and partners fund CCNA's second phase  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Thanks to a $46-million investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and other funding partners, the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) will... more
A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive  NPR · 7 days
Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing... more
A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Can Help  NPR · 7 days
Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches to... more
Scientists identify two genes that may play a role in prostate enlargement  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
For aging men, prostate enlargement is almost as common as graying hair, and yet scientists know very little about why the prostate increases in size or... more
Inducing an osteoarthritic (OA) phenotype in a cartilage-on-a-chip (COC) model  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
In an aging population, the social impact of osteoarthritis (OA) can dramatically increase to become the most common musculoskeletal disease. However, at present, therapies are limited to palliative... more
Scientists delay aging using protein found in young mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists have shown that a protein which is abundant in the blood of young mice can delay the aging process of older mice. more
Medical News Today: Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life  MNT · 1 week
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice. more
Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life  MNT · 1 week
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice. more
Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging, according to a study from Washington University School of... more
Semcon focuses on increasing its growth in life science sector  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Lifestyle-related diseases, an aging population and rapid technical progress all mean that major investments need to be made in the life science sector over the next few years.... more
Older adults with low circulating vitamin K levels more likely to develop mobility limitation, disability  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Low levels of circulating vitamin K are linked to increased risk of mobility limitation and disability in older adults, identifying... more
Energy use climbs with age and temperature, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research links two of the biggest drivers of global change today: the population's rapid aging and the planet's rising heat. more
A 'one-two punch' to wipe out cancerous ovarian cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a two-step combination therapy to destroy cancer cells. They show the superior therapeutic effectiveness of the 'one-two punch' on cells of ovarian cancer patients, based on manipulation... more
Cancer survivors predicted to number over 22 million by 2030  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
There were more than 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer on Jan. 1, 2019, a number that is projected to reach more than 22.1 million by... more
Shape memory alloy technology leads to energy-efficient CubeSat  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of University of North Texas College of Engineering seniors have created an energy efficient system for controlling solar panels on CubeSats using a nickel-titanium shape memory alloy. more
Why your perception of ‘old’ changes as you age  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
My perception of old age is inextricably linked to my grandmother. When I was a kid, I thought this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walked was... more
Our Aging Sun Is Still Capable of Unleashing 'Superflares.' Should We Worry?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The mature sun may still be prone to temper tantrums. A new study suggests that older stars like the sun can produce superflares —... more
Powerful lasers for fragile works of art  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Protecting artworks from the effects of aging requires an understanding of the way materials alter over time. Scientists have developed a new diagnostic and analytical method for use in cultural conservation, putting his scientific... more
Powerful lasers for fragile works of art  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
"Time alters all things," wrote the Latin poet Horace. Museum conservators would love to prove him wrong. Protecting artworks from the effects of aging requires an understanding of the way materials alter over time.... more
Study raises the prospect of new therapies to delay muscle atrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Muscle decline caused by aging and certain diseases could be dramatically slowed by stopping a chain reaction that damages cells, new research shows. more
Pigment darkening as case study of In-Air Plasma-Induced Luminescence  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
We introduce the use of an In-Air Plasma-Induced Luminescence (In-Air-PIL) spectroscopy as an alternative to classical chemical and crystallographic methods used in materials science. The In-Air-PIL is evaluated on a... more
Payroll tax is one state’s bold solution to help seniors age at home  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Nearly a decade after federal officials discarded a provision in the Affordable Care Act that would have provided Americans with long-term care... more
Social Security error jeopardizes Medicare coverage for 250,000 seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
At least a quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may receive bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they already paid. more
New study identifies molecular aging 'midlife crisis'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Research provides a possible new reason why human disease burden increases so sharply from the sixth decade of life onward as health-protective mechanisms disappear. more
NHSA signs MoU with Canadian experts to drive forward innovation in healthy aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Northern Health Science Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Canadian healthy aging experts to drive knowledge exchange, innovation... more
Study: Smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has surprised the medical world, finding that smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres - a marker at the end of our chromosomes that is widely... more
Telomere length unaffected by smoking  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study has surprised the medical world, finding that smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres -- a marker at the end of our chromosomes that is widely accepted as an indicator of aging. This suggests... more
Home exercise program reduces rate of falling in at-risk seniors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36%, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial. more
Home-based exercise program reduces subsequent falls in high-risk seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36 per cent, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial published today in the Journal of the American... more
Tolerance to stress is a 'trade-off' as fruit flies age  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
With the help of the common fruit fly (D. melanogaster), which ages quickly because it only lives about 60 days, neuroscientists provide insights into healthy aging by investigating... more
Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging?  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants. more
Medical News Today: Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging?  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal... more
Tolerance to stress is a 'trade-off' as fruit flies age  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The consequences of aging are damage and degeneration of cells, which leads to loss of function, vulnerability to disease, and eventually, death. A hallmark of the aging process... more
New York takes aim at skyscrapers' sky-high energy usage  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
It's a tall order indeed: How do you make aging, energy-hungry skyscrapers more efficient and less polluting? The city of New York, the historic capital of the skyscraper, is determined... more
Cold-parenting linked to premature aging, increased disease risk in offspring  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research suggests that unsupportive parenting styles may have several negative health implications for children, even into their adult years. The study found that the telomeres -- protective... more
International research collaboration uses FDA-approved drugs to slow aging in nematodes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
An international research collaboration that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has discovered that aging in nematodes (worms) can be slowed and even reversed... more
Medical News Today: Scientists discover anti-aging potential in old drug  MNT · 4 weeks
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug. more
Scientists discover anti-aging potential in old drug  MNT · 4 weeks
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug. more
Temporal scaling of aging as an adaptive strategy of Escherichia coli  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Natural selection is thought to shape the evolution of aging patterns, although how life-history trajectories orchestrate the inherently stochastic processes associated with aging is unclear. Tracking... more
Lost in translation: The medium is the message for a healthy heartbeat  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have revealed how a genetic message to produce healthy heart tissue is altered in the body during stress and aging to contribute to... more
Study tests telephone-based care program for at-risk homebound seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Something as simple as a phone call could be a way to alert health care providers and caregivers that an elderly person suffering from dementia may be spiraling down to... more
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