News tagged with ageing process
(Medical Xpress)—UCLA life scientists have identified a gene previously implicated in Parkinson's disease that can delay the onset of aging and extend the healthy life span of fruit flies. The research, ...
Genetics May 06, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 1 |
For the first time, Wisconsin researchers have taken skin from patients and, using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology, turned them into a laboratory model for an inherited type of macular degeneration.
Genetics Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Human stem cells aren't immune to the aging process, according to scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers studied hematopoietic stem cells, which create the cells that comprise the blood ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers – one a stem cell biologist and one a practicing cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital – have identified a protein in the blood of mice and humans that ...
Medical research May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
While the search continues for the Fountain of Youth, researchers may have found the body's "fountain of aging": the brain region known as the hypothalamus. For the first time, scientists at Albert Einstein ...
Neuroscience May 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (21) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A widely prescribed type 2 diabetes drug slows down the ageing process by mimicking the effects of dieting, according to a study published today using worms to investigate how the drug works.
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
University of Montreal researchers have discovered a novel molecular mechanism that can potentially slows the aging process and may prevent the progression of some cancers. In the March 23 online edition of the prestigious ...
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.
Neuroscience Mar 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The contrasting nature of facial features is one of the signals that people unconsciously use to decipher how old someone looks, says Psychology Prof. Richard Russell, who has been collaborating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 17, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (15) | 2 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a "ketogenic diet"—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
A simple six-question quiz, typically used to assess disabilities in the elderly, could help doctors determine which kidney dialysis patients of any age are at the greatest risk of death, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age. The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Concussions and even lesser head impacts may speed up the brain's natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |