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A study by Stephanie Cosentino, Ph.D., of Columbia University, New York, and colleagues examines the relationship between families with exceptional longevity and cognitive impairment consistent with Alzheimer disease.
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
One might expect that ridding a brain cell of damaged proteins would be a universally good thing, and that impairing the cell's ability to do this would allow the faulty proteins to accumulate within the cell, possibly to ...
Medical research Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.
Health May 14, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
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 |
The first-ever published whole-genome sequences of not just one, but two supercentenarians, aged more than 114 years, reveal that both unusual and common genetic phenomena contribute to the genetic background of extreme human ...
Genetics Jan 03, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
An intriguing clue to longevity lurks in the sexual maturation timetable of female mammals, Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators report.
Genetics May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sirtuins, proteins believed to significantly increase lifespan in a number of organisms and the claimed target of some anti-ageing creams do not, in fact, affect animal longevity, according to new research funded ...
Medical research Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
At TEDxSydney 2013 the Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School shares a new concept about why we age and how it should be possible to develop medicines to reverse it.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientific studies have suggested that a wandering mind indicates unhappiness, whereas a mind that is present in the moment indicates well-being. Now, a preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 3.1 / 5 (7) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Money may not buy you happiness, but it can help you avoid the ill effects of unhappiness and stress. That's the upshot of a new British study that finds stressed-out rich people live longer ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 6 |
Contrary to claims that U.S. presidents age at twice the normal rate, a new study finds that most U.S. presidents live longer than expected for men of their same age and era.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 6 |
By broadly comparing the DNA of children to that of elderly people, gene researchers have identified gene variants that influence lifespan, either by raising disease risk or by providing protection from disease.
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The world's oldest woman celebrated her 115th birthday on Tuesday in a Japanese nursing home with her favourite mackerel sushi dish on the menu.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a study from Sweden published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |