Researchers revealed a more detailed structure of the enzyme telomerase linked to cellular aging. Why is it important in the development of drugs that fight cancer and delay aging?
Medicine April 29, 2018
Children who suffer from the rare genetic disease progeria may have a chance at a longer life. The drug lonafarnib, which was originally created for cancer patients, has been used in a test to treat children who have progeria.
Medicine April 24, 2018
Just like a younger brain, the aging human brain can still form new neurons but why does the brain deteriorate in old age? A closer look at the hippocampus offers some clues.
Neuroscience April 6, 2018
Previous studies have shown that restricting the caloric intake of different animals can make them live longer. Now a new study has been released saying that restricting calories for humans can also slow down their aging process.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 2, 2018
A mathematical proof has shown that it is impossible to stop the natural process of aging. Here's what scientists have to say about human mortality.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 2, 2017
A new chemical that can produce suntan without the damaging effects of UV radiation may be used along with sunscreen. Here's how it works for better protection against skin cancer and aging.
Medicine June 14, 2017
A study revealed that people with high physical activity levels age lesser than those who have a sedentary lifestyle. Researchers studied the cellular structure to determine how the aging process altered with the variation of the activity levels.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2017
A new study touts high-intensity interval training or HIIT as a potential tool to combat cellular aging in the elderly. Find out how this exercise stops aging, on top of other benefits.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017
To combat old-age-related studies, a new study has suggested removing old senescent cells with a drug. Already tested on old rats, it had positive results showing enhanced stamina, youthfulness, and better functioning of organs.
Medicine March 24, 2017
A new Danish study has found that 'older' women are more likely to handle parenting better than their younger counterparts. Here are some likely benefits of delaying motherhood according to the research.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is seen to help slow the aging process. In a new study, it appears to lead cells into creating more proteins to feed their energy-producing mitochondria.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017
If beauty is only skin deep, then the best way to preserve your youth is to take care of your epidermis. Study suggests that sleep, exercise, and sunscreen could shave 10 years off your appearance.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017
The fasting-mimicking diet tricks the body into thinking it is fasting and was found effective at reducing risk factors for aging and age-related diseases. FMD, however, is not recommended for everyone.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2017
A new study reveals too much sitting can speed up the aging process for women, but adds that it’s possible to slow it down through regular exercise and daily physical activity.
Public Health January 24, 2017
Calorie restriction in one's diet has often been wrapped in controversy, and now a new set of findings reveal that it helps monkeys live healthier, longer lives. But do the seeming benefits actually apply to humans?
Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017
A joint study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and NIA found that rhesus monkeys on planned nutritious diets with restricted calories lived longer and healthier. However, efficacy in curbing diseases and prolonging age was also linked to other factors.
Animals January 19, 2017
The process of aging varies from one person to another. Researchers have now found a way to detect through a blood test how well an individual is aging.
Medicine January 7, 2017
A new study may have just found one of the causes of premature aging. The implications are numerous, and scientists are looking into new practical ways of fighting aging.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 25, 2016
Scientists from the Salk Institute were able to reverse cellular aging in mice through genetic partial programming. By manipulating four genes, the researchers converted the cells back into their embryonic states.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016
A natural compound slows typical signs of aging in mice, according to a new study. Older mice drinking water supplemented with NMN resembled younger mice in measures of metabolism and energy production.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 29, 2016
Augmented reality experts ModiFace announced the launch of a new technology created alongside dermatologists that could be used to smooth out users' skin and reveal the impact skin care products will have on them in real-time.
Apps/Software September 14, 2016
A new Swiss study found that pomegranates may contain a powerful ingredient that could slow down aging. When the pomegranate ingredient comes in contact with gut bacteria, it may produce a substance called urolithin A, researchers said.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 12, 2016
Nutritional supplements have been proven to be beneficial in many ways. Now, new research suggests that taking a special combination of these supplements may prevent brain cell loss.
Neuroscience June 6, 2016
Older people are known to take fewer risks compared to when they were younger. Scientists believe this could be influenced by a reduction in the levels of dopamine in their brain.
Neuroscience June 5, 2016
Is your to-do list always filled with seemingly never-ending tasks? A new study reveals a busy lifestyle is actually good for the brain.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2016
The regenerative capacity that organs have generally diminishes with age. In a study, researchers showed that an organ's ability to repair itself after injury can be maintained with a vitamin that protects against aging.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016
Do you look older than your age? While you can blame it on many factors like food and habit, your DNA may have something do to with it too.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016
Along with the loss of sight and hearing during old age comes the loss of smell, according to a new study by the Oregon State University. One's ability to smell odors through the mouth declines considerably with age.
Public Health April 29, 2016
When it comes to delaying aging, it’s not only the body that needs exercise. Your brain does, too, and what better way to do that than learning a new language, right?
Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016
HIV treatment may cause cells to age faster, a new study has found. This means people with HIV must also take action to curb the effects of premature aging.
Public Health April 23, 2016
Young survivors of childhood cancer feel older than their real age, research says. The research studied the quality of life of childhood cancer survivors and compared it with the general population, and found that young survivors have the same health-related quality of life with 40-year-old adults.
Public Health April 23, 2016
A new study in the United Kingdom revealed that most people aged 90 and above are at peace with dying. The report also found that the elderly are willing to talk about dying, but are seldom asked about it.
Life April 7, 2016
A study has found that regular exercise ranging from moderate to intense can help slow down brain aging by up to 10 years. Participants who had regular exercise in the span of five years had slower brain decline and better cognitive test results.
Life March 26, 2016
Another reason why you should love your heart. A new study has found that keeping the heart healthy helps prevent declines in thinking and memory skills and brain-processing speed.
Life March 17, 2016
Just like Fitzgerald’s famous character Benjamin Button, the squishy moon jellyfish has remarkable powers of transformation and regeneration, a new study revealed. The jellyfish can also form multitudes of clones.
Animals March 6, 2016
The aging clock begins in the womb, a new study found. Researchers found that mice mothers who had an antioxidant-rich diet during pregnancy had offspring who aged slower during adulthood and had lower risks for developing heart disease.
Life March 5, 2016
A lot of people are dyeing their hair to hide signs of aging. For the first time, scientists identified a gene directly linked to the graying of hair.
Life March 2, 2016
Scientists have discovered new information about skin cells. An enzyme that declines with age is considered the key to developing new anti-aging products that actually work.
Life February 26, 2016
Watching the hands of the clock tick by won't do you any good, as a new study revealed that people who are impatient are more likely to age prematurely. Researchers found a link between impatience and the tips of DNA called telomeres.
Life February 24, 2016
A certain hormone essential to the aging process is apparently controlled by genetics, a new study has revealed. The findings can help scientists find out if the hormone can be used to prevent disease.
Life February 21, 2016
With low birth rates and a rapidly aging population, South Korea may possibly become the world's oldest country in 2045. The population imbalance in the country is attributed to social and economic factors.
Society February 3, 2016
Researchers have revealed a list of proteins most associated with aging and age-related disease including Alzheimer's. The team has found that short and highly charged proteins are most vulnerable to oxidation, which damages proteins in aging cells.
Life February 2, 2016
Aging is inevitable. It will undoubtedly bring changes to your body but researchers have found that your attitude toward growing old also affects your cognitive and physical health.
Life January 30, 2016
There’s no avoiding aging but you growing older does not have to mean a decline in cognitive ability. Researchers have found that older adults can maintain a healthy brain by engaging in mentally challenging activities.
Life January 20, 2016
A study found parental age can affect children's lifespan, with offspring of older parents having higher rates of telomere loss. Telomeres are the proteins that "cap off" the end of chromosomes, protecting the DNA from loss during cell division.
Life January 18, 2016