Aging
The smelling of food controls cellular recycling and affects life expectancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
The smelling of food affects physiology and aging, according to research conducted on the model organism, the roundworm. Surprisingly, this relationship is due to a single... more
The smell of food controls cellular recycling and affects life expectancy  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
The smell of food induces a variety of physiological processes in our body. Thus, the production of saliva and digestive enzymes is stimulated before the actual... more
Medical News Today: This Japanese plant could hold the key to extended youth  MNT · 20 hours
New research finds that a compound in a traditional Japanese medicinal plant could boost cellular health and protect against the ill effects... more
WATCH: FDA issues warnings of 'young blood' transfusions  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The agency on Tuesday said in a statement that plasma infusions from young people provide "no proven clinical benefit" against normal aging, Alzheimer's or a host of other diseases. more
Young bone marrow rejuvenates aging mouse brains  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study has found that transplanting the bone marrow of young laboratory mice into old mice prevented cognitive decline in the old mice, preserving their memory and learning abilities. The findings support an... more
Medical News Today: Can we halt cellular aging? New drug combo shows promise  MNT · 2 days
In the first clinical trial in humans, researchers test a promising drug combination that could help fight the effects of cellular aging. more
Growing number of cancer survivors, fewer providers point to challenge in meeting care needs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An aging population, a growing number of cancer survivors, and a projected shortage of cancer care providers will result in... more
Rubicon level linked to inhibition of autophagic process  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Autophagy is an important biological recycling mechanism that is used to maintain homeostasis within all types of animal tissue. Many studies have attempted to understand the relationship between the reduction of autophagy... more
Newly developed gene therapy helps decelerate aging process  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Aging is a leading risk factor for a number of debilitating conditions, including heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease, to name a few. This makes the need for anti-aging therapies all the... more
The key to increased lifespan? Rubicon alters autophagy in animals during aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Autophagy is an important biological recycling mechanism that influences the progression of aging in animals. Here, age-related changes in autophagy were studied in multiple... more
FDA warns against 'young blood' treatments for aging, disease  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The treatments are a significant public health concern, the FDA said on Tuesday. more
'Young Blood' Transfusions to Prevent Aging Are Unproven and Risky, FDA Warns  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
If you think the idea of getting a transfusion with "young blood" to ward off aging sounds far-fetched, well, U.S. health officials agree. more
CRISPR/Cas9 therapy can suppress aging, enhance health and extend life span in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have developed a new gene therapy to help decelerate the aging process. The findings highlight a novel CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing therapy that... more
Micro-control of liver metabolism  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new discovery has shed light on small RNAs called microRNAs in the liver that regulate fat and glucose metabolism. Research shows that a molecular anticipation, during fast to re-feed transition, is essential for capping glucose production by the liver.... more
Study offers implications of advanced age in evaluation, management of ischemic heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Demographic trends worldwide show a progressively aging population and an increase in the overall medical complexity of elderly patients with cardiovascular disease. more
Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Cancer cells are, in some respects, impressive: They can grow relentlessly, sidestep the aging process by becoming immortal, and evade the immune system's persistent... more
Cell manipulation could soon halt or reverse aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers have shown that tweaking the tiny inner parts of a cell could prevent the damage caused due to aging. more
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression... more
Scientists shed light on damaging cell effects linked to aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Some of the damaging cell effects linked to aging could be prevented by manipulating tiny parts of cells, a study shows. more
New molecules reverse memory loss linked to depression, aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying... more
Cell study sheds light on damage caused by aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Some of the damaging cell effects linked to aging could be prevented by manipulating tiny parts of cells, a study shows. more
Seniors aging in place turn to devices and helpers, but unmet needs are common  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
About 25 million Americans who are aging in place rely on help from other people and devices such as canes,... more
Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a $12.5 million grant from the National Institute on... more
Mom's reward: Female Galápagos seabird has a shorter lifespan than males  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The male Nazca booby, a large seabird of the Galápagos Islands, often outlives the domineering female of the species, according to new research. Why? It's a... more
Mom's reward: Female Galapagos seabird has a shorter lifespan than males  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The male Nazca booby, a large seabird of the Galápagos Islands, often outlives the domineering female of the species, according to new research from Wake Forest... more
Obstructive sleep apnea linked to inflammation, organ dysfunction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Voyagers no longer embark in search of the storied Fountain of Youth, but the quest for longevity is still very much alive for researchers. Chronological age -- the passing of time one... more
Reddit study shows how growth, aging affect online communities  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Through studying groups on the website Reddit, researchers at The University of Alabama found as online groups grow and age, discussion concentrates among fewer contributors and retention of new contributors... more
Scientists use smartphones to improve dismal rating of nation's civil infrastructure  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In the United States, aging civil infrastructure systems are deteriorating on a massive scale. A recent report by the American Society of Civil Engineers gave these... more
Scientists use smartphones to improve dismal rating of nation's civil infrastructure  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the United States, aging civil infrastructure systems are deteriorating on a massive scale. A recent report by the American Society of Civil Engineers gave these... more
Potent marijuana edibles can pose a major unrecognized risk to patients with cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
With widespread legalization and increasing use, more care, education a research needed about how each marijuana formulation may affect and... more
Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Medical care for older adults has long focused on preventing and treating chronic diseases and the conditions that come with them. more
Clinicians often miss to detect serious health concerns in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Paper is call for action for delivering health care to seniors, said accompanying editorial. In older people, symptoms of pain, depression and fatigue are commonplace. But... more
Study reveals how exercise may protect against Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: "feel-good" hormones that boost mood. Now there's evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect... more
Blood cells could hold the key to aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Blood cells could hold the key to aging, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. more
EU-funded project investigates molecular mechanisms of aging in adult stem cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Stem cells are the ultimate mother cells of the human body. Not only do they have the capacity to self-renew, they can develop into specific cell... more
Physical activity may help fight depression in seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The benefits of exercise are widely known but kinesiologists at McMaster University have for the first time found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters. more
Working it out: Researchers find exercise may help fight depression in seniors  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The benefits of exercise are widely known but kinesiologists have for the first time found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors... more
Patients with psychosis have accelerated aging of cognitive networks, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Patients with psychosis have accelerated aging of two brain networks important for general cognition—the frontoparietal network (FPN) and cingulo-opercular network (CON)—according to a new study in... more
Normal brain aging patterns occur at a faster rate in people with psychosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Patients with psychosis have accelerated aging of two brain networks important for general cognition -- the frontoparietal network (FPN) and cingulo-opercular network... more
New 'WormJam model' could provide valuable insights into human aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
What can worms tell us about human aging? A lot more than you'd think; as research led by the Babraham Institute but involving researchers from multiple disciplines drawn... more
What can worms tell us about human aging?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
What can worms tell us about human aging? A lot more than you'd think; researchers have developed a single agreed model of metabolic flux in a tiny worm called C. elegans, and... more
What can worms tell us about human aging?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
What can worms tell us about human ageing? A lot more than you'd think; as research led by the Babraham Institute but involving researchers from multiple disciplines drawn together from across the... more
Gerontologists highlight new research regarding aging and technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The latest issue of the journal The Gerontologist from The Gerontological Society of America contains 21 articles highlighting the state-of-the-art research regarding aging and technology, and offering guidance for the future. more
Researcher explore why some patients recover quickly after surgery while others don't  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Why do some patients recover quickly after surgery, while others don't? That is an important question when treating older frail patients suffering from aortic... more
Medical News Today: Fasting boosts metabolism and fights aging  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study measures metabolic changes associated with fasting. The authors conclude that caloric restriction enhances metabolism and could slow aging. more
Study reveals new findings on age-related decline in brain structures  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Aging can cause damage to support cells in the white matter, which in turn may lead to damage in the grey matter of the hippocampus, finds a new... more
Fasting ramps up human metabolism, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Research uncovers previously unknown effects of fasting, including notably increased metabolic activity and possible anti-aging effects. more
Scientists shed light on processes behind age-related decline in brain structures  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Aging can cause damage to support cells in the white matter, which in turn may lead to damage in the grey matter of the hippocampus, finds... more
Frail seniors find ways to live independently  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Pauline Jeffery had let things slide since her husband died. Her bedroom was a mess. Her bathroom was disorganized. She often tripped over rugs in her living and dining room. more
Fasting may boost human metabolic activity, research suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging. more
Researchers gain new insights into aging-related changes in upper lip  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Plastic surgeons have long debated the mechanisms aging-related changes in the face: Are they related more to "deflation" or "sagging"? A new study helps settle the debate, showing... more
Leukemia promotes premature aging in the bone marrow  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Leukemia promotes premature aging in healthy bone marrow cells - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. more
Photochemical degradation affects the light absorption of water-soluble brown carbon in the South Asian outflow  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Light-absorbing organic aerosols, known as brown carbon (BrC), counteract the overall cooling effect of aerosols on Earth’s climate.... more
Study shows that aging and chronic diseases share common genetic factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The global population aged 60 or over is growing faster than all younger age groups and faces the tide of chronic diseases threatening their quality of... more
Use of synthetic drug Flakka rare among high school seniors, but most users take numerous drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Nearly one percent of high school seniors report using Flakka, a highly potent and potentially dangerous... more
Medical News Today: Could targeting this enzyme slow aging and related diseases?  MNT · 3 weeks
In showing how an enzyme halts cell division by producing reactive oxygen species, scientists shed new light on the biology of aging and related... more
NIH grants awarded to Nanoscope to recruit talent and develop optogenetic delivery platforms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Retinal dystrophies such as Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are a major cause of vision loss in aging populations. National Eye Institute (NEI)... more
Spaceflight Changes Your Brain Pathways  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Brain scans of astronauts before and after spaceflight show changes to their white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information, a University of... more
Muscle memory discovery ends 'use it or lose it' dogma  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Exercise physiologists agree: muscle memory is real. But how are these 'memories' stored? A review has a simple answer: nuclei gained during training persist even when muscle cells... more
Insilico Medicine to present latest advances in aging biomarker development at Longevity Leaders Conference  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its... more
Gero to present latest results of aging studies at Longevity Therapeutics Conference  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Gero is a data-driven longevity company developing innovative therapies that will strongly extend the healthy period of life also known as healthspan. Latest results... more
Teaching human cells to clean house to delay aging and fight neurodegeneration  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have unlocked a key process in all human cells that contributes to diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative diseases as well as aging. The... more
Keeping chromosomes in check: A new role for heterochromatin  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Although many people are aware that chromosomal damage and shortening contribute to the aging process, understanding how chromosomal defects occur is about more than just finding a way to turn... more
Researchers uncover new role of heterochromatin in maintaining chromosomal integrity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Although many people are aware that chromosomal damage and shortening contribute to the aging process, understanding how chromosomal defects occur is about more than just finding a way... more
Enzyme that breaks down amino acids plays key role in promoting cellular senescence  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Permanently arrested cell growth is known as "cellular senescence", and the accumulation of senescent cells may be one cause of aging in... more
[Perspectives] Rapamycin and Alzheimers disease: Time for a clinical trial?  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The drug rapamycin has beneficial effects in a number of animal models of neurodegeneration and aging including mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Despite its compelling preclinical record, no... more
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