Neuroscience

Researchers develop new measure of brain health

How old is your brain compared to your chronological age? A new measure of brain health developed by researchers at Rush University Medical Center may offer a novel approach to identifying individuals at risk of memory and ...

Neuroscience

Frailties of old age just hit some people earlier than others

People grow old at different rates, regardless of what the calendar says. And for those whose bodies age more quickly, the cumulative effects show up as early as midlife, when signs of dementia and physical frailty begin ...

Genetics

New, highly precise 'clock' can measure biological age

Using the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans, researchers at the University of Cologne have developed an 'aging clock' that reads the biological age of an organism directly from its gene expression, the transcriptome. ...

Health

New study finds Biden, Trump both likely to be 'super-agers'

In a paper published in the Journal on Active Aging, University of Illinois Chicago longevity researcher S. Jay Olshansky and his colleagues conclude that both 2020 presidential candidates—former Vice President Joe Biden, ...

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