Aging
Astronauts take spacewalk to swap space station's batteries  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Two American astronauts took a spacewalk Friday to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station. more
Brain process common to sleep and aging discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Oxford University researchers have discovered a brain process common to sleep and ageing in research that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia. more
Creating diverse pool of trained scientists to address Alzheimer's research needs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, an internationally recognized expert on Alzheimer's disease and inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of... more
Sleep and aging: Two sides of one coin?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Oxford University researchers have discovered a brain process common to sleep and ageing in research that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia. more
Medical News Today: Why your gut may hold the key to cardiovascular health  MNT · 3 days
A new study examines the link between gut bacteria, aging, and cardiovascular health. The authors conclude that 'the fountain of youth may... more
Why your gut may hold the key to cardiovascular health  MNT · 3 days
A new study examines the link between gut bacteria, aging, and cardiovascular health. The authors conclude that 'the fountain of youth may lie in the gut.' more
Isolated seniors chat online to prevent cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Right now, Gene Gilmer is as sharp as ever at 90 years of age. A retired school superintendent who earned his doctorate in math decades ago, Gilmer lives alone and worries about... more
Lamin A buffers CK2 kinase activity to modulate aging in a progeria mouse model.  Science Magazine · 4 days
Defective nuclear lamina protein lamin A is associated with premature aging. Casein kinase 2 (CK2) binds the nuclear lamina, and... more
Does pregnancy history affect cognitive function?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Healthy cognitive aging is a public health priority, especially as the US population grows older. Until now, not much has been known about the link between pregnancy history and cognitive function in older women. A new... more
Study identifies gene variant associated with accelerated cellular aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic... more
Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Healthy cognitive aging is a public health priority, especially as the US population grows older. Until now, not much has been known... more
Gene variant associated with cellular aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain and sleep... more
Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have similar impacts on patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Osteoarthritis has traditionally been viewed as a highly prevalent but milder condition when compared with rheumatoid arthritis, and some may believe that it is part of a normal aging process... more
Computer science college seniors in U.S. outperform peers in China, India and Russia, new research says  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Undergraduate computer science programs at universities and colleges in the United States appear to produce more... more
Lack of health insurance may increase Aging immigrants’ risk for cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Aging immigrants' risk for cardiovascular disease may be heightened by their lack of health insurance, particularly among those who recently arrived in the United... more
'Inflamm-aging' causes loss of bone healing ability in the elderly  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Increases in chronic inflammation -- not the passage of time -- is the main reason why injured bones do not heal as well with age. more
Why you shouldn't bury your pet in the backyard  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Companion animals are part of our families, but inevitably the time comes for us to say goodbye to them due to old age or disease. more
Marijuana use has dropped among most teens after legalization  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Only one group of teenagers used marijuana more often after retail sales were legalized in Washington than they did before - high school seniors who work 11 or more hours per week,... more
Study: Post-traumatic holocaust survivors transmit negative views on aging to offspring  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Favorable views on aging promote a general sense of wellbeing, increase self-efficacy, and motivate older adults to maintain a healthy lifestyle, ultimately influencing their own physical... more
Most teens report using marijuana less often after legalization  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Only one group of teenagers used marijuana more often after retail sales were legalized in Washington than they did before -- high school seniors who work 11 or more hours... more
Insilico Medicine announces partnership with Master Investor  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Insilico Medicine a biotechnology company specializing in the application of artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development, and aging research has announced its second year of partnership with Master Investor at the annual Master... more
Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers found that seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 percent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment. more
At 30, World Wide Web 'not the web we wanted,' inventor says  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
At its ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues... more
At age 30, World Wide Web is 'not the web we wanted'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
At the ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues... more
Mushroom consumption may reduce odds of having mild cognitive impairment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore has found... more
The irreplaceable role of mom-and-pop spaces for aging adults  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Ethnographer Stacy Torres, assistant professor at the UC San Francisco School of Nursing, is shedding a unique light on how we think about social ties and social relationships among older... more
Population aging study reveals wide variations in how well or poorly people age  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
At what age do you feel 65? A 30-year gap separates countries with the highest and lowest ages at which people experience... more
Researchers explore how the brain changes over the course of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
What changes in the brain are caused by Alzheimer's disease? How do these changes differ from those observed in the normal aging process? Researchers... more
Bone fractures increasing as seniors walk dogs to stay active  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Between 2004 and 2017, dog-walking-related fractures in people 65-or-older more than doubled. more
New insights into the role of aging in heart failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that activity of an important signaling pathway increases with aging and with heart failure and that inhibiting that pathway can improve cardiac function in mouse... more
Sleep tight! Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Why do animals sleep? Why do humans 'waste' a third of their lives sleeping? Researchers now reveal a novel and unexpected function of sleep that they believe could explain how... more
[Research Articles] Activin type II receptor signaling in cardiac aging and heart failure  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Activin type II receptor (ActRII) ligands have been implicated in muscle wasting in aging and disease. However, the role of these ligands... more
[Editors' Choice] Aging T cells portend poor outcome in follicular lymphoma  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Immune cell profiling identifies intratumoral T cell subsets associated with patient survival in follicular lymphoma. more
Anti-inflammatory drug is the key to boosting cardiac reprogramming  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a high-throughput screening system to identify the NSAID diclofenac as a factor responsible for enhancing cardiac reprogramming in postnatal and adult fibroblasts. Diclofenac functioned during early-stage reprogramming... more
Financial illiteracy and irrational thinking are causing a dangerous shortfall in retirement savings  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The majority of people in Western countries fail to plan sufficiently for retirement, and most will face large social security expenditures to... more
Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Dr. Alan Green's patients travel from around the country to his tiny practice in Queens, N.Y., lured by the prospect of longer lives. more
MSU receives $5 million NIH grant to find link between pesticides and Parkinson's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A Michigan State University researcher is hoping to make a connection between pesticides, olfactory impairment and early symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases among... more
Body language: The Russian science keeping North Korea's dead leaders looking fresh  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Perhaps none of the communist legacies shared by Vietnam and North Korea highlighted during Kim Jong Un’s “goodwill visit” to Hanoi is stranger than... more
Finding ways to solve old age care crisis in Germany  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Germany is facing an old age care crisis. Old age care structures in this country have for too long been starved of cash and personnel, and there is... more
Report finds few seniors are getting routine memory checkups  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A new report finds few seniors are getting their thinking and memory abilities regularly tested during check-ups more
Bringing more human intelligence to AI, data science and digital automation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The advent of data science, wireless connectivity and sensors, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT) has raised the prospects for digital automation, smart... more
Failty evaluation can help determine patient's physical fitness for nonurgent operation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Frailty, a decline in function and resistance to short-term stress that typically occurs in old age, is linked to more complications after an operation among adults... more
Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the brain of aging mice. The revitalized stem cells improve the regeneration of injured or diseased areas in the... more
Aging and high-fat diet disrupt gut microbiome to cause inflammation in heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Growing older and a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids are major contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to... more
High-fat diet and age alter microflora and cause inflammation in heart failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Growing older and a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids are major contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure.... more
Novel cell rejuvenation approach may open new avenues for regenerative medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg and from the German Cancer Research Center have been able to rejuvenate stem... more
Silicon carbide 'stardust' in meteorites leads to understanding of erupting stars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
What do tiny specks of silicon carbide stardust, found in meteorites and older than the solar system, have in common with pairs of aging stars prone... more
Systems biology: Cell atlas of the aging lung  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Aging promotes lung function decline and increases susceptibility to diseases of the respiratory tract. In order to understand these effects in detail, researchers analyzed the aging process in the lung at single-cell... more
Not all sleep is equal when it comes to cleaning the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often... more
Machine learning tool could prevent unnecessary treatments for kids with arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Arthritis is not just an ailment of old age--it can affect children too, causing lifelong pain and disability in its most severe forms. Fortunately, some kids... more
The secret to bats' immunity  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Bats' ability to host deadly viruses without getting sick could help shed light on inflammation and aging in humans. more
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists. Biologic age was determined by measuring DNA methylation, a chemical... more
Study shows how electricity-eating microbes use electrons to fix carbon dioxide
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A brief history of science writing shows the rise of the female voice
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Galactic center visualization delivers star power
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World's smallest bears' facial expressions throw doubt on human superiority
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With a 'hello,' researchers demonstrate first fully automated DNA data storage
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The incredible challenge of landing heavy payloads on Mars
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True wearable displays: Self-powered, washable and wearable
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Where do microplastics go in the oceans?
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Finding solutions where science and policy meet
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Evidence of magnetoreception in humans suggests subconscious ability to respond to Earth’s magnetic field
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Project aims to tame noise from supersonic military jets with 'swirl' technology
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Robotic 'gray goo'
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