Aging
WATCH: Number of teens using e-cigarettes has doubled: Study  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
More than 21 percent of high school seniors admitted to vaping in the last 30 days, researchers said. more
Regular theatre and cinema visits keeps depression away in seniors finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study has shown that elderly who are regulars at the cinema, theatre or spend time at cultural meets and activities can protect... more
Regular sex associated with greater enjoyment of life in seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study shows that having sexual intercourse regularly even in the senior years is the key to good health. It not only improves the feeling of wellbeing... more
Age-related immunity loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Research in mouse cells identifies defective metabolic pathway in aging immune T cells. The pathway is critical for switching T cells from dormancy into illness-fighting mode. In experiments, researchers restored lagging T-cell function by adding small-molecule compounds. Findings suggest possible... more
Study highlights need for personalized approach to treat ICU acquired delirium  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A population heath study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research has determined that halo, did not benefit elective thoracic surgery ICU... more
Regular trips out guard against depression in old age  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Regular visits to the cinema, theatre or to museums could dramatically reduce the chances of becoming depressed in older age a new study has found. Researchers found a clear link... more
What's behind smelly wine?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Aging often improves the flavor of wine, but sometimes the beverage emerges from storage with an unpleasant smell. One of the prime culprits is hydrogen sulfide, which can give the affected wine an aroma of sewage or rotten eggs. Researchers... more
Hearing loss linked with increased risk for premature death  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study links hearing loss with an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center... more
What's behind smelly wine  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Aging often improves the flavor of wine, but sometimes the beverage emerges from storage with an unpleasant smell. One of the prime culprits is hydrogen sulfide (H2S), which can give the affected wine an aroma of sewage or rotten eggs.... more
Researchers identify immune cell subset that may drive chronic inflammation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
For the first time, researchers have identified that an immune cell subset called gamma delta T cells that may be causing and/or perpetuating the systemic inflammation found in... more
Unique immune cell likely drives chronic inflammation  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
For the first time, researchers have identified that an immune cell subset called gamma delta T cells that may be causing and/or perpetuating the systemic inflammation found in normal aging in the general geriatric... more
Novel therapeutic targets based on biology of aging show promise for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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
Seniors outraged over cuts to health insurance gym program  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
UnitedHealthcare is dropping its SilverSneakers program, an optional benefit. more
Study explores why older people read more slowly  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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
NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system sent to space  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 4 weeks
A friendly microbe in the gut may be the key to staving off insulin resistance, a study in mice finds. more
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