- Eternity Soup:The Old Man's Broth
Article - Greg Critser - Sep 7 2012 - 9:10am
- The Older You Get, The Less Sleep You Need...If You're Healthy
Assuming good health, older adults can expect to have a reduced "sleep need" and to be less tired during the day compared to healthy young adults, according to a new study published in Sleep. ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2010 - 12:04pm
- Memory Loss May Indicate Higher Stroke Risk
Individuals who suffer memory loss may face a higher risk of stroke, regardless of whether they have been diagnosed with dementia, according to a new study published in Neurology. For the study, 930 men in Sweden around the age of 70 without a history of ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2010 - 5:12pm
- Blueberries On The Brain
Article - Ray Burks - Feb 7 2010 - 12:16pm
- Marijuana Won't Reverse Alzheimer's, Study Claims
A new study published in Current Alzheimer Research claims that marijuana doesn't temper or reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease and may even cause harm. The findings could lower expectations about the benefits of medical marijuana in comba ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2010 - 8:12pm
- Eternity Soup- The Quiz To End Aging
Scientific Blogging fave Greg Critser has a new book out, Eternity Soup: Inside The Quest To End Aging (available at fine retailers everywhere, or at that link if you want us to make a nickel) and in celebration he has put together a short quiz to find out ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 27 2010 - 7:56pm
- Video Games Help Seniors Combat Depression
Research conducted at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that "exergames" – entertaining video games that combine game play with exercise can improve the symptoms of subsyndromal depression (SSD) in seniors. In a ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 25 2010 - 2:04pm
- The Coming Gero-Economy
Green jobs—great. But gray jobs, maybe an even better bet. If there is a single graphic that everyone concerned with the nation’s future should have tattooed on their eyeballs, my vote goes to this one: Here is its central message: Forty years from now, on ...
Article - Greg Critser - Feb 28 2010 - 2:12pm
- "Super-Aged" Seniors Challenge Inevitability Of Alzheimer's
People who stay mentally sharp into their 80s and beyond challenge the notion that brain changes linked to mental decline and Alzheimer's disease are a normal, inevitable part of aging, say scientists presenting at the ACS National Meeting. The resear ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 24 2010 - 11:13am
- How Do We Adapt To Longer Lifespans?
People in developed nations are living as much as a decade longer than their parents did as a result of staying healthy to a more advanced age, according to a new review published in Nature. The better health in older age stems from public health efforts t ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 24 2010 - 2:00pm