- Following Speech In Background Noise- The Problem May Not Be Your Ears
"Could you repeat that?" The reason you may have to say something twice when talking to older family members at Thanksgiving dinner may not be because of their hearing. Researchers at the University of Maryland have determined that something is g ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 20 2016 - 9:50am
- An Argument For Caring For Grandkids
In what will send cheers throughout the parenting community, a new paper suggest that helping care for grandchildren might affect the well-being of older adults. Caregivers' feelings partly depend on their perception of the experience, as well as on h ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 21 2016 - 8:01am
- Biomarkers Predict How Well People Age
Chemicals found in the blood, biomarkers, can be combined to produce patterns that signify how well a person is aging and his or risk for future aging-related diseases, according to a new study. ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 6 2017 - 3:04pm
- Sitting Linked To Premature Aging- And Hopefully Skepticism
Elderly women who sit more than 10 hours a day have accelerated biological aging, according to an epidemiology paper. They have older cells? It's the increasingly popular shorter telomeres hypothesis. Telomeres are tiny caps found on the ends of DNA ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 19 2017 - 9:47am
- In Dating, Education Matters Less As We Age
In dating, at least the online kind, younger people tend to have a hard line on educational matching, but older people feel like that's less important. ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2017 - 11:27am
- Mental Fatigue May Be A Key Issue In Seniors' Walking Ability
Today at the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego a group of scholars posited that low "mental energy" may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 24 2018 - 1:41pm
- Forget Caloric Restriction- Gene Switching May Be A Better Route To Healthier Aging
There are numerous proponents of caloric restriction as a way to achieve longevity, and the belief has a kernel of truth- you don't often find obese centenarians- but what they leave out of the narrative is that these are mice, and they were weaned on ...
Article - News Staff - May 25 2018 - 3:55pm
- Blood Thinners: Better Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation Linked To Prevention Of 7,000 Strokes Annually
Blood thinning drugs are preventing 7,000 strokes each year, according to an analysis of general practice records of five million patients from 2000 to 2016 to find out how many people have a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation and how many are receiving tre ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 12 2018 - 9:05am
- Age-Related Wrinkles And Hair Loss Reversed In Mice
Wrinkles and hair loss are perfectly natural aspects of aging- but science is all about defeating the nature that wants to kill us off. One aspect of aging is a decline in mitochondrial function. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2018 - 6:29am
- You, 50 Years Later- New Study Says Your Personality Does Change
Is your personality set in stone at a young age? If you were a jerk in high school will you still be a jerk at 60? Not necessarily. And what changes there are may not be defining. The only time you might see a big disparity could be when comparing yourself ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 11 2018 - 9:03am