Aging
Concordia study investigates the link between cognition and hearing or vision loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
There is a long-established and widely recognized link between declines in sensory acuity -- particularly hearing and vision -- and cognition. Data from the... more
Study: Cosmetic nose surgery may make a woman look up to three years younger  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
From face-lifts to facials and fillers, there's no shortage of ways to reduce the inevitable signs of aging. But there's... more
NASA prepares to shut down Spitzer Space Telescope  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
NASA will turn off an aging infrared space telescope in a week, citing the complexities of continuing to operate the... more
Urine fertilizer: 'Aging' effectively protects against transfer of antibiotic resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Recycled and aged human urine can be used as a fertilizer with low risks of transferring antibiotic resistant DNA to the environment, according to new research. more
Research expands bilingual language program for babies  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Knowledge of multiple languages has long been shown to have lifelong benefits, from enhancing communication skills to boosting professional opportunities to staving off the cognitive effects of aging. more
Aging of urine fertilizer prevents transfer of antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The use of human urine as fertilizer is an important step towards sustainable agriculture because the starting reagent is free, plentiful and useless in most other contexts. It has been... more
New roles found for Huntington's disease protein  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A research team has identified a new function of a gene called huntingtin, a mutation of which underlies the progressive neurodegenerative disorder known as Huntington's Disease. Using genetic mouse models, they have discovered that... more
Urine fertilizer: 'Aging' effectively protects against transfer of antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Recycled and aged human urine can be used as a fertilizer with low risks of transferring antibiotic resistant DNA to the environment, according to new research from the... more
High-fat milk drinkers may age faster than low-fat milk lovers, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Drinking milk has long been linked to aging, but the exact connection is not well understood. Is drinking milk prevent premature aging, or if... more
Flooding damage to levees is cumulative -- and often invisible  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Recent research finds that repeated flooding events have a cumulative effect on the structural integrity of earthen levees, suggesting that the increase in extreme weather events associated with... more
Biophysicists shed light on the structure, functioning mechanism of CysLT receptors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Biophysicists from the MIPT Center for Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases have teamed up with colleagues from Canada, the U.S., Japan, France, and Germany... more
Study finds flooding damage to levees is cumulative—and often invisible  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Recent research finds that repeated flooding events have a cumulative effect on the structural integrity of earthen levees, suggesting that the increase in extreme weather events associated with... more
Alopecia: Causes, symptoms & treatments for hair loss and balding  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Hair loss is typically considered the domain of aging men, but this equal-opportunity condition — which has many causes — can affect virtually anyone. more
Researchers solve protein structures to fight asthma  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Biophysicists from the MIPT Center for Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases have teamed up with colleagues from Canada, the U.S., Japan, France, and Germany to shed light on the structure and functioning... more
Male sparrows are less intimidated by the songs of aging rivals  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Few singers reach their sunset years with the same voice they had in younger days. Singing sparrows are no different. Duke University-led research reveals that elderly... more
Male sparrows are less intimidated by the songs of aging rivals  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Few singers reach their sunset years with the same voice they had in younger days. Songbirds are no different. New research reveals that elderly swamp sparrows... more
MDI Biological Laboratory will use African turquoise killifish model to study aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The study of therapies and interventions to expand healthy human lifespan has been limited by a lack of animal models: traditional vertebrate models such... more
A secreted signature of aging cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Senescent cells undergo an irreversible and permanent arrest of cell division and are hallmarks of both the aging process and multiple chronic diseases. Senescent cells -- and more importantly the factors they secrete, known collectively as... more
Researchers use new eye movement test to study brain aging effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement test to improve the understanding of how... more
What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Within 10 years, all of the nation's 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85. more
Drinking low-fat milk associated with less aging in adults, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study shows drinking low-fat milk -- both nonfat and 1% milk -- is significantly associated with less aging in adults. more
'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A lengthy-named gene called Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 or ELOVL2 is an established biomarker of age. more
Scientists Discover 4 Distinct Patterns of Aging  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Scientists have come closer to understanding why people seem to age at different rates. more
Medical News Today: Ageotypes: Why do people age differently?  MNT · 2 weeks
Stanford University researchers have identified four different biological pathways for aging. This finding may help people slow down aspects of old age. more
Researchers identify gene with functional role in aging of eye  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers say a gene known to be a biomarker of age plays a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in mouse retinas, a finding that has... more
Drinking 1% rather than 2% milk accounts for 4.5 years of less aging in adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study shows drinking low-fat milk -- both nonfat and 1% milk -- is significantly associated with... more
Scientists unveil molecular changes that show why some people age faster than others  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It’s still a mystery why some people age faster than others, and some may look younger than their peers. Aging is inevitable... more
Medical News Today: Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process  MNT · 2 weeks
The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn... more
NOAA set to update space weather fleet  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is preparing to update its aging space weather fleet. SpaceNews.com more
Speech-disrupting brain disease reflects patients' native tongue  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
English and Italian speakers with dementia-related language impairment experience distinct kinds of speech and reading difficulties based on features of their native languages, according to new research by scientists at the UC San Francisco... more
Pathways that extend lifespan by 500 percent identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified synergistic cellular pathways for longevity that amplify lifespan fivefold in C. elegans, a nematode worm used as a model in aging research. The increase in lifespan would be the... more
Biological scientists identify pathways that extend lifespan by 500%  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., and Nanjing University in China, have identified synergistic cellular... more
Researchers identify synergistic cellular pathways that considerably amplify lifespan  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., and Nanjing University in China, have identified synergistic cellular... more
Pathways that extend lifespan by 500% identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified synergistic cellular pathways for longevity that amplify lifespan fivefold in C. elegans, a nematode worm used as a model in aging research. The increase in lifespan would be the equivalent of... more
A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A physically and mentally active lifestyle confers resilience to frontotemporal dementia (FTD), even in people whose genetic profile makes the eventual development of the disease virtually... more
Researchers discover a way to restore strength of cardiac muscles in aging fruit flies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers may have discovered a way to turn back the clock on aging heart muscles in fruit flies, a development... more
Interplay between relaxin and Wnt signaling has positive effects on aging heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As a healthy heart ages, it becomes more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases. Though researchers have discovered that relaxin, an insulin-like hormone, suppresses atrial fibrillation... more
Study of cardiac muscles in flies might help you keep your heart young  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists restored the function of heart muscles in aging fruit flies, according to a newly published study. The genetic complex identified in... more
Lifelong exercise may help preserve muscle power in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Exercising throughout a woman's life may help preserve muscle power during the aging process, according to recent research. more
New clinical study to test retinal screening processes for early detection of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of Rhode Island, in collaboration with BayCare Health System in Florida and The Memory and Aging Program at... more
Keep exercising: New study finds it's good for your brain's gray matter  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A study provides new evidence of an association between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain health, particularly in gray matter and total brain volume -- regions... more
Putting off old age on the Norwegian shelf  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Sand in the oil stream with the risk of well collapse is a well-known problem when sandstone reservoirs approach depletion. Advanced sensors and a super machine are helping research scientists to find... more
Tau-protein better predicts brain atrophy in Alzheimer's patients than amyloid plaques  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Brain imaging of pathological tau-protein "tangles" reliably predicts the location of future brain atrophy in Alzheimer's patients a year or more in advance, according to a... more
New US law requires probe of Marshall Islands nuclear dump threatened by rising seas  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Congress is demanding that the Department of Energy investigate an aging, cracking U.S. nuclear waste dump threatened by climate change... more
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