Aging
Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 minutes
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of... more
BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Lewina Lee, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and clinical research psychologist at the National... more
Aging promotes reorganization of the CD4 T cell landscape toward extreme regulatory and effector phenotypes  Science Magazine · 1 day
Age-associated changes in CD4 T-cell functionality have been linked to chronic inflammation and decreased immunity. However, a detailed... more
Free rides could lead to better health outcomes for seniors  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Older adults are enthusiastic adopters of ridesharing technology. Access to on-demand ride sharing improves their access to health care and improves their overall quality of life. However, the... more
Online brain games can extend in-game 'cognitive youth' into old age  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals... more
Northwestern scientists receive $3.1 million grant to investigate drug therapies for ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Two Northwestern University scientists have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to collaborate and investigate drug therapies for amyotrophic... more
Image: Hubble's portrait of star's gaseous glow  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast orb... more
Age-related illness risk for people living with HIV  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The first large-scale review into the health outcomes of people living with HIV has found that this group has an increased risk of contracting specific diseases and illnesses, some of which are... more
Researchers reverse stem cell aging process  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists have shown that older stem cells can be reverted to a younger state. The discovery has important implications for degenerative disease research. more
Stellar evolution in real time detected in the old star T Ursae Minoris  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of astronomers succeeded in detecting signs of aging in the red supergiant star T UMi. The star in the... more
Scientists reverse aging process in rat brain stem cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists say the results have far reaching implications for how we understand the aging process, and how we might develop much-needed treatments for age-related brain diseases. more
[Editors' Choice] Better living through your gut microbes  Science Magazine · 1 week
Correcting gut microbial dysbiosis improves health and life span in a mouse model of accelerated aging by restoring intestinal bile acid and small-molecule metabolite balance. more
Hubble Captures Beautiful Planetary Nebula Image  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a stunning image of NGC 2022, a vast orb of gas in space, cast off by an... more
A genetic chaperone for healthy aging?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have identified an epigenetic mechanism that appears to strongly influence healthy aging. It's a protein that controls muscle integrity, lifespan and levels of an essential sugar. How does one protein have that much power? more
Researchers identify epigenetic mechanism that may strongly influence healthy aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine have identified an epigenetic mechanism that appears to strongly influence healthy aging. more
Epigenetic mechanism appears to strongly influence healthy aging  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) have identified an epigenetic mechanism that appears to strongly influence healthy aging. It's a protein that controls muscle integrity, lifespan and levels... more
Major surgery associated with small, long term decline in brain functioning  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Major surgery is associated with a small long-term decline in cognitive functioning - equivalent, on average, to less than five months of natural brain aging, finds... more
Lung mucosa plays big role in elderly's susceptibility to tuberculosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Old lungs are not as capable as young lungs of fighting off an infection of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis, placing seniors at a greater risk of developing... more
[Editors' Choice] Aging is just a state of marrow  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Aging induces proliferation of bone marrow progenitor cells and disseminated tumor cells, leading to therapeutic resistance and bone metastasis. more
UNC receives $3.75 million HRSA grant to provide geriatrics training throughout North Carolina  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The UNC School of Medicine's Center for Aging and Health has received a five-year, $3.75 million grant from the Health Resources and... more
Stars may keep spinning fast, long into old age  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
NASA’s TESS telescope has spotted an old star that spins too fast for theory to explain, suggesting that stars may have a magnetic midlife crisis. more
Can cherry juice improve cognitive function?  MNT · 3 weeks
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks. more
Medical News Today: Can cherry juice improve cognitive function?  MNT · 3 weeks
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks. more
The talk seniors need to have with doctors before surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry's heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow. Without the procedures, McHenry, 82, would die. more
[Focus] Conformable bioelectronic interfaces: Mapping the road ahead  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Translating conformable bioelectronic interface research into clinical reality foretells a promising future for an aging society. more
Skin in balance: Joint forces of polarity and cell mechanics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The cell polarity protein Par3 controls mechanical changes in the skin and plays an important role in cell division. Malfunction can lead to DNA damages. The balance of... more
Medical News Today: Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?'  MNT · 3 weeks
New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better aging.' more
Medical News Today: What to know about a loose vagina  MNT · 3 weeks
The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal... more
Medical News Today: Resistance training for healthy aging: The whys and hows  MNT · 3 weeks
A new evidence-based position statement explains the benefits of resistance training for older adults and what to bear in mind when devising programs. more
'Tickle' therapy could help slow aging, research suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
'Tickling' the ear with a small electrical current appears to rebalance the autonomic nervous system for over-55s, potentially slowing down one of the effects of ageing, according to new research. more
'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
'Tickling' the ear with a small electrical current appears to rebalance the autonomic nervous system for over-55s, potentially slowing down one of the effects of ageing,... more
UC Berkeley awarded $47 million grant to study how healthy lifestyle changes the aging brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of California, Berkeley announced today that it has received a five-year grant expected to total $47... more
Positive attitudes about aging may pay off in better health  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Research into the mind-body connection shows that attitude is everything when it comes to healthy aging. more
Medical News Today: Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with... more
Review focuses on aging in ethnic skin  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The population in the United States is expected to become increasingly older, with estimates indicating that by the year 2030, nearly 40 percent of Americans will be over the age of 65. more
Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with aging. more
When considering presidential candidates, age is just a number  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
With more people living longer and healthier lives than ever before, a new white paper published by the American Federation for Aging Research shows there is no such thing as... more
Medical News Today: Study links higher body weight later in life to faster brain aging  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study has found a correlation between having a higher body mass index and waist circumference later... more
Study links higher body weight later in life to faster brain aging  MNT · 4 weeks
A new study has found a correlation between having a higher body mass index and waist circumference later in life, and a faster rate... more
New cause of cell aging discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research could be key to our understanding of how the aging process works. These findings potentially pave the way for better cancer treatments and revolutionary new drugs that could vastly improve human health in the... more
When a fix for one vision problem causes another  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Aging diminishes the ability of the eyes ability to focus up close. Research found that monovision, which uses lenses with different power in each eye, can cause dramatic misperceptions of... more
Drug cost bill advances but GOP resistance spells trouble  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Bipartisan compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors advances in Senate over GOP resistance more
Detox pathway extends lifespan of the worm C. elegans  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A mutant worm with a change in one mitochondrial gene produces more reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can be harmful to cells by causing oxidative stress. However, this mutant worm... more
Visits to the dentist decline in old age, especially among minorities  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Visits to the dentist drop significantly after adults turn 80, finds a new study. more
Study: Home-delivered meals could save money for Medicare  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Study: Medicare could save money by delivering meals to frail seniors after a hospitalization more
Newly identified meningeal lymphatic vessels answers key questions about brain clearance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Meningeal lymphatic vessels at the skull base are found to be the major route for brain clearance. Reporting to see their integrity is impaired with aging,... more
Extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain thinning years later  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years... more
Mission of UTA associate professor: Preparing nurses to care for aging population  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Kathryn Daniel believes nurses, who make up the largest segment of medical workers in the United States, are the backbone of the nation's health... more
Genome research shows that the body controls the integrity of heritable genomes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists at the CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Aging Research of the University of Cologne have discovered that body cells which are in direct... more
GOP, Dems offer compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Senators unveil bipartisan compromise to reduce drug costs for people with Medicare more
Alzheimer's Association awards $3 million grant to support Longeveron's innovative clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
The Alzheimer's Association has awarded Longeveron LLC, a Miami-based biopharmaceutical company that develops cellular therapies for aging-related diseases, a $3 million grant to be... more
Senators unveil compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors  ABC NEWS · 1 month
Senators unveil bipartisan compromise to reduce drug costs for people with Medicare more
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