Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTEating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily - in line with current recommendations - may reduce older adults' risk of dementia, study finds.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with aging populations are looking to use the techniques to boost cognitive...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn innovative psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, say researchers at the University of York.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTScientists predict that life expectancy is likely to continue rising in developed nations, potentially exceeding 90 years for women in South Korea by 2030.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new subset of genes that only become active during stress and aging offer clues into how circadian rhythms might influence health and disease.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTOlder Australians can reduce their time spent in hospital by walking an extra 4300 steps per day, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHow do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew mouse study finds a way to prevent glaucoma in genetically predisposed mice. This could pave the way for safer treatments for glaucoma patients.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTObesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That's what research published in Experimental Physiology suggests.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research published in the BMJ Open has found that patients experiencing degenerative eye disease are not receiving the information and support needed to manage, understand and treat their...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study by researchers at King's College London has found that patients with diabetes suffering from the early stages of kidney disease have a deficiency of the protective 'anti-ageing...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTAn international team of researchers from Queen's University Belfast, University College London and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA have developed a cell culture model that could help...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTOlder adults who live in poor and violent urban neighborhoods are at greater risk for depression, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the University of Minnesota and other institutions published...
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTUsing amphetamines may accelerate aging of the heart, suggest researchers. They emphasize that stimulant abusers do physiological and cardiovascular harm.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTIn a study of hip fracture patients, men displayed greater levels of cognitive impairment within the first 22 days of fracture than women, and cognitive limitations increased the risk of dying...
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDuring the 'in vivo' reprogramming process, cellular telomeres are extended due to an increase in endogenous telomerase.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTContinuity could be a key line of defence against rising hospital admissions.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDaytime sleepiness is very common in the elderly with prevalence rates of up to 50 percent.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTYeast - it's more than just a fungus. It can also tell us a lot about growing older. That's because aging in both human and yeast cells is not only the result of passive wear and tear.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe wear and tear of life takes a cumulative toll on our bodies. Our organs gradually stiffen through fibrosis, which is a process that deposits tough collagen in our body tissue.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research investigates whether activities such as using the computer or playing games can impact the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTCan a diet change and other lifestyle changes help reduce discomfort caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Learn about other natural remedies that may help.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTJohns Hopkins researchers report that a new peptide holds promise for improving treatment for degenerative retinal diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema and...
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts appears to reduce the risk of bone loss and hip fracture among postmenopausal women.