Aging
Voices: How should California address the needs of its aging population?  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Demographers, gerontologists and government officials are counting down to 2030. more
Medical News Today: Has a small trial stumbled upon a way to reverse biological aging?  MNT · 6 days
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key... more
Economic hardship over consecutive years accelerates aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Genetics, lifestyle and environment are all factors that somehow influence when and how we all age. But the financial situation is also important. more
Microbes are degrading infrastructure, compounding health implications  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research. The research examined the impact of fungal mold growth and associated microbes within structures on a... more
Study finds health isn't the only issue with bacteria growth  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan. more
Repeated periods of poverty accelerate the aging process  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
People who have found themselves below the relative poverty threshold four or more times in their adult life age significantly earlier than others. more
Brown and Hebrew SeniorLife receive federal grant to enable expansion of Alzheimer's research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a five-year grant expected to total $53.4 million to Brown University and Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife... more
Could a Drug Cocktail Reverse Biological Aging?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A small pilot study reportedly shaved years off participants' biological ages, but still needs to be replicated in larger studies. more
How babies absorb calcium could be key to treating osteoporosis in seniors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research reveals the mechanism that allows breastfeeding babies to absorb large amounts of calcium and build healthy bones -- a discovery that could... more
Why people gain weight as they get older  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research has uncovered why that is: lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during aging and makes... more
Typhoid toxin accelerates cell aging to enhance killer infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have revealed how the typhoid toxin works to hijack DNA repair machines and accelerate the aging of cells, a breakthrough that could pave the way for new strategies to... more
New MRI technique can 'see' molecular changes in brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have successfully transformed an MRI from a diagnostic camera into a device that can record changes in the biological makeup of brain tissue. The development will help doctors understand... more
Scientists reveal how typhoid toxin works to accelerate aging of cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have revealed how the typhoid toxin works to hijack DNA repair machines and accelerate the aging of cells, a breakthrough that could pave the way... more
The influence of early family formations on support in older age  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Fewer children, distant relatives or friends, and an increasing plurality of family models are factors that impact on the availability of support and care in old... more
People in their 90s are Australia's fastest growing senior age group  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When the media discusses aging, it commonly focuses on people older than 65. But generally, a 65-year-old and a 95-year-old have about as much in common... more
Starving seniors: How America fails to feed its aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure. more
Enzyme known for promoting cancer found to also protect healthy cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research reveals a new role for the enzyme telomerase, which scientists thought was turned off in most normal adult cells, except in cancerous tumors where... more
DNA methylation closely linked to telomere length  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Aging is associated with multiple disease conditions. Recently it has been found that many of these illnesses are linked to the length of the telomeres at the ends of every chromosome. Telomere length (TL)... more
UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Speaking at The Physiological Society's... more
Skin cancer risk in athletes: The dangers of ultraviolet radiation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Researchers discuss how broad its effects can be, from premature aging to cancer,... more
Study investigates the impact of driving stoppage on social isolation of older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Whether it's going to the local grocery store or to a friend's home, driving a car plays a major role among seniors... more
Hyperactive signaling pathway blocks cell division in the aging brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists from Basel have investigated the activity of stem cells in the brain of mice and discovered a key mechanism that controls cell proliferation. more
Depressive symptoms linked to increased disabilities, chronic health conditions among aging minorities  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More than 50 percent of older Chinese American immigrants experience depressive symptoms linked to increased disabilities and chronic health conditions, according to two new... more
Single bout of exercise may provide a boost to the aging brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Exercise seems to endow a wealth of benefits, from the release of happiness-inducing hormones to higher physical fitness. New research shows it may provide... more
Want to Live Longer? The Right Attitude May Help.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Think life is great and expect that to continue? You may have high odds of living to a ripe old age, a new study suggests. more
From cradle to grave: Postnatal overnutrition linked to aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found a new answer to an old question: how can overnutrition during infancy lead to long-lasting health problems such as diabetes? more
Exercise is good for the aging brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that a single bout of exercise benefits some older people's brains. In experiments in which participants aged 60 to 80 exercised once and multiple times, the researchers found some individuals showed... more
A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live organisms  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new tool -- dubbed SATI -- to edit the mouse genome, enabling the team to target a broad... more
Creating textiles and cosmetics of the future with nanotechnology  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
By using nanocapsules, scientists and industrial partners are developing innovative garments and skin products that provide thermal comfort, and anti-aging and antimicrobial properties. more
Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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 · 4 weeks
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 · 4 weeks
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 · 4 weeks
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
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