Genetics

Longevity's secrets sought in DNA of 100-year-olds

(AP) -- George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of his DNA. He's one of 100 centenarians taking part ...

Neuroscience

People aged 95 and over show stronger brain connectivity

World-first research led by neuroimaging expert Dr. Jiyang Jiang at UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) has found that those aged 95 and over demonstrated more activation between the left and ride side of their ...

Genetics

Study: The epigenome of newborns and centenarians is different

What happens in our cells after one hundred years? What is the difference at the molecular level between a newborn and a centenary? Is it a gradual or a sudden change? Is it possible to reverse the aging process? What are ...

Genetics

'Rejuvenated' stem cells coaxed from centenarian

Scientists said Tuesday they had transformed age-worn cells in people over 90 -- including a centenarian -- into rejuvenated stemcells that were "indistinguishable" from those found in embryos.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Many proxies unaware of centenarians' thoughts on death

(HealthDay)—Many proxies of centenarians are not well-informed about the centenarians' thoughts and plans regarding the end of life (EOL), according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American ...

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