Gerontology & Geriatrics

More schooling is linked to slowed aging and increased longevity

Participants in the Framingham Heart Study who achieved higher levels of education tended to age more slowly and went on to live longer lives as compared to those who did not achieve upward educational mobility, according ...

HIV & AIDS

Study reveals accelerated aging in women living with HIV

Women with HIV experience accelerated DNA aging, a phenomenon that can lead to poor physical function, according to a study led by Stephanie Shiau, an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

New epigenetic clocks reinvent how we measure age

What causes us to age? New "clocks" developed by researchers may help point to the answers. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham health care system, unveil a new form ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Video: Aging and the benefits of exercising

Exercising as you age can be challenging. Sometimes it can feel like your body is breaking down. One possible reason for this could be senescent cells, which build up in your body as you get older and contribute to age-related ...

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