Aging
Novel therapeutic targets based on biology of aging show promise for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A scientific strategy that explores therapeutic targets based on the biology of aging is gaining ground as an effective approach to prevent... more
Deprescribing could help manage polypharmacy in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Reducing the number of medications older adults use can have surprising benefits, according to research presented in a new issue of the journal Public Policy & Aging Report from The Gerontological Society... more
Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Researchers have found an... more
Study explores why older people read more slowly  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
One of the most obvious changes that comes with aging is that people start doing things more slowly. Numerous studies have shown that aging also affects language processing. more
Seniors outraged over cuts to health insurance gym program  ABC NEWS · 5 days
UnitedHealthcare is dropping its SilverSneakers program, an optional benefit. more
NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system sent to space  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
When traveling in space, astronauts experience physiological changes normally associated with aging, such as bone loss, muscle deterioration and altered... more
Tissue chips rocket to International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
When traveling in space, astronauts experience physiological changes normally associated with aging, such as bone loss, muscle deterioration and altered immune systems. When the astronauts return to Earth, the changes often reverse. To better... more
Medical News Today: Insomnia: Light pollution and sleeping pill use may be linked  MNT · 7 days
New research examines the use of hypnotic drugs in seniors and finds a connection between nighttime exposure to artificial outdoor light and... more
Young, hip farmers: Coming to a city near you  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If you've been to your neighborhood farmers market or seen a small "local" section pop up in your grocery store, you may have noticed a trend: People want to know... more
Young, hip farmers: Coming to a city near you  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The population of American farmers is aging, but a study shows a new generation of farmers is flocking to cities with large populations, farmers markets and the purchasing power to... more
Latest advances in AI for aging and longevity research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Insilico Medicine, one of the leaders in artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development, digital medicine, and aging research announced today the publication of its recent paper titled "Artificial Intelligence... more
Who will decide which students get into college—a committee or a computer?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
It's crunch time for college applications, and hopeful high school seniors are working hard to impress admissions committees to land a spot at the... more
Antibiotic could protect against neurodegenerative diseases during aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An antibiotic, minocycline, can increase the lifespan of roundworms by preventing the build-up of proteins during aging, a study reports. more
Antibiotic could protect against age-related brain diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An antibiotic, minocycline, can increase the lifespan of roundworms by preventing the build-up of proteins during aging, a study in the open-access journal eLife reports. more
Medical News Today: What kind of physical exercise can help you stay young?  MNT · 2 weeks
Researchers look into which types of physical exercise are best at maintaining a person's cellular health, and thus at supporting healthy aging... more
Scientists discover important hallmark of aging in neuronal cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
MIT researchers have discovered that free radicals cause a build-up of short RNA snippets which could contribute to neuronal ageing and cognitive decline. more
Biologists discover an unusual hallmark of aging in neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Biologists have discovered that oxidative damage by free radicals produces an unusual pileup of short snippets of RNA in some neurons. This RNA buildup may predispose cells to neurodegenerative diseases. more
Biologists discover an unusual hallmark of aging in neurons  MIT · 2 weeks
Snippets of RNA that accumulate in brain cells could interfere with normal function. more
Using big data to hack the aging code  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Aging is the most important single factor behind chronic diseases and death. As "silver tsunami" approaches, healthcare and social protection systems face the looming crisis. more
Photographic aging clock uses advances in Artificial Intelligence to predict human age  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There are many factors that influence the aging process. Unlocking these factors can lead to valuable insights into what impacts the condition and health... more
Cancer treatments may affect cognitive function by accelerating biological aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Cancer treatments are suspected to accelerate certain aging processes in the body. A new study has found that indicators of such biological aging correlate with declines in cognitive... more
Robot carers could help lonely seniors—they're cheering humans up already  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The film Robot and Frank imagined a near-future where robots could do almost everything humans could. The elderly title character was given a "robot butler" to help him... more
Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study finds connections between key markers of biological aging and signs of cognitive decline years after the completion of breast cancer treatment. more
Medical News Today: Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study finds connections between key markers of biological aging and signs of cognitive decline years after the completion of breast cancer treatment. more
Biological aging caused by cancer treatments correlates with cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cancer treatments are suspected to accelerate certain aging processes in the body. A new study has found that indicators of such biological aging correlate with declines in cognitive... more
Myofibroblast proliferation and heterogeneity are supported by macrophages during skin repair  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
During tissue repair, myofibroblasts produce extracellular matrix (ECM) molecules for tissue resilience and strength. Altered ECM deposition can lead to tissue dysfunction and disease. Identification of... more
How you react to stress may predict brain health  MNT · 3 weeks
New research suggests that the way we respond to minor daily stressors may affect our cognition and brain health well into old age. more
Medical News Today: How you react to stress may predict brain health  MNT · 3 weeks
New research suggests that the way we respond to minor daily stressors may affect our cognition and brain health well into old age. more
Where you go tells who you are -- and vice versa  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Mining data to analyze tracking patterns, scientists can infer the population travel demand level in a region from the trajectories of just a portion of travelers.... more
International experts to discuss strategies to maintain spatial orientation in old age  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The sense of direction is one of the most important human abilities. From 27 to 29 November 2018, about 70 experts from Europe, Canada... more
Online communication technologies could stave off depression among seniors, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Imagine your family has moved across the state or across country. You're retired, and your spouse has passed away. Lacking the social connections previous generations once... more
Vision impairments may increase risk of falls in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Vision impairment and blindness affect one in 11 Americans age 65 and older. Because our population is aging, the number of older adults with vision problems is predicted... more
Gut bacteria may guard against diabetes that comes with aging  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
A friendly microbe in the gut may be the key to staving off insulin resistance, a study in mice finds. more
Medical News Today: A simple type of daily meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
Simple mind-body practices altered potential cell aging and Alzheimer's biomarkers. The changes linked directly to improved cognition and... more
The worst year ever and the effects of fasting  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
When was the worst year to be alive? Contributing Correspondent Ann Gibbons talks to host Sarah Crespi about a contender year that features a volcanic eruption, extended darkness, cold summer,... more
A time to fast  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Nutrient composition and caloric intake have traditionally been used to devise optimized diets for various phases of life. Adjustment of meal size and frequency have emerged as powerful tools to ameliorate and postpone the onset of disease and delay aging,... more
Medical News Today: Interaction between immunity and gut bacteria influences aging  MNT · 4 weeks
A disrupted immune system can upset gut bacteria in ways that can lead to cell damage and tissue changes associated with aging, study finds. more
[Research Articles] Commensal bacteria contribute to insulin resistance in aging by activating innate B1a cells  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Aging in humans is associated with increased hyperglycemia and insulin resistance (collectively termed IR) and dysregulation of the... more
Salk researchers report new methods to identify AD drug candidates with anti-aging properties  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class... more
Biologists uncover novel genetic control of lipid maintenance and its potential connection to lifespan  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Tiny microscopic worms, invisible to the naked eye, are helping scientists to better understand an extraordinarily complex biological pathway that... more
New methods to identify Alzheimer's drug candidates with anti-aging properties  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class of anti-aging compounds. New research has... more
Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits that regulate lipids and their role in overall health  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tiny microscopic worms, invisible to the naked eye, are helping scientists to better understand an extraordinarily complex biological pathway that... more
Study uncovers link between gut disruption and aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study has shed light on how the disruption of commensal bacteria within the gut can affect the immune system and lead to age-related pathologies. more
Meditation, music may change biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has... more
Gladstone scientists gain new insights into the aging brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The protein klotho has been shown to promote longevity and counteract aging-related impairments. Having more klotho seems to allow for longer and healthier lives, whereas a depletion of this molecule... more
New insights into the aging brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A group of scientists investigated why the choroid plexus contains so much more klotho than other brain regions.They showed that klotho functions as a gatekeeper that shields the brain from the peripheral immune system. more
Study finds huge shortfall in use of home-based medical care by frail seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
There is a tremendous disparity between the need for home-based medical care and the number of frail seniors actually receiving it, a... more
The impact of tourism on the sustainability of an aging community in japan  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tourism has been an economic tool for rural development the world over. In areas where agriculture has declined, tourists can activate local... more
Multidisciplinaryresearch teams selected to study age-related brain disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Could our blood hold the molecular secrets to a fountain of youth, preventing age-related brain disorders? Are brain aging and Alzheimer's disease caused by a failure of interconnected systems in our bodies,... more
Salk researchers receive $19.2 million to unravel mysteries of age-related cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A team of Salk Institute researchers led by President Rusty Gage has been awarded $19.2 million over eight years by the American Heart Association-Allen... more
Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits that regulate lipids and their role in overall health
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