Aging

Even One Exercise Session Is Good For The Aging Brain

Exercise is obviously physically beneficial and there are claims it also releases happiness-inducing hormones- and it may work that way for a few but if you are suffering from depression the last thing you need is someone in a Live Love Laugh shirt asking ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 27 2019 - 5:00am

Healthy People Over 70 Should Not Use An Aspirin Regimen

Aspirin is fine for headaches but like much of epidemiological correlation that suggests cause and effect, link aspirin to fewer heart attacks has been nothing but a subsidy for companies. New results of the ASPREE trial presented today at ESC Congress 201 ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 31 2019 - 2:38pm

How Far Away Is Immortality?

It was quite unlike any other acceptance speech of the UEFA President’s award. In a rather philosophical address before the Champion’s League draw in Monaco, former football player and actor Eric Cantona claimed: “Soon the science will not only be able to ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 14 2019 - 5:00am

Does Living Near Public Transit Lead To Alzheimer's? A Paper Claims Environmental Issues- Your Exposome- Cause It

Though age is the big risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, an analysis of Swedish twins has led some to believe that half of individual differences in Alzheimer's disease risk may be environmental. Chemists, toxicologists, and biologists note tha ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 19 2019 - 5:00am

In Flies, NAD+ Supplements Slow Werner Syndrome Early Aging Syndrome

Patients with Werner Syndrome show early signs of aging, including grey hair and wrinkled skin. They live on average about 45 years. It affects around 1 in 200,000 people in the U.S. but in Japan it is 1 in 40,000.  Why the difference?  That is a mystery, ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 2 2019 - 6:20pm

Holidays Are Prime Time For Elder Abuse And Scams. Here's How To Prevent It

The holiday season brings up memories and emotions for people of all ages, but elders are often overlooked. This time of year also can provide an opportunity to become more alert to signs of elder abuse, aware of how to help and available to begin sincere ...

Article - The Conversation - Dec 11 2019 - 6:00am

Humans Have A “Natural” Lifespan Of 38 Years

Humans have a “natural” lifespan of around 38 years, according to a new method we have developed for estimating the lifespans of different species by analyzing their DNA. Extrapolating from genetic studies of species with known lifespans, we found that th ...

Article - The Conversation - Dec 15 2019 - 6:00am