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Tags results for 'ageing'

Scientists discover why wounds heal quicker for young people

Posted in Medicine on 9th Nov, 2013 01:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Hopes rise for new drugs and treatments to speed healing process for the elderly.

Depression 'makes us biologically older'

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2013 12:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Depression can make us physically older by speeding up the ageing process in our cells, according to a study.

Testing shows gene therapy shrinks an enlarged heart, improves heart function, human trials to start

Posted in Science on 16th Nov, 2013 07:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have successfully tested a powerful gene therapy, delivered directly into the heart, to reverse heart failure in large animal models.

Turning back time: ageing reversed in mice

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2013 01:39 AM
by AlexMuller
The discovery has implications for understanding age-related diseases including cancers, neurodegenerative disorders and diabetes.

Computer algorithm identifies genes that could be transformed to stop or slow the aging process

Posted in Software on 5th Jan, 2014 01:47 AM
by AlexMuller
A computer algorithm that predicts which genes can be "turned off" to create the same anti-aging effect as calorie restriction.

Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2014 02:58 AM
by AlexMuller
As millions of aging Baby Boomers know, muscle tone and strength declines with advancing age, regardless of gym workouts.

There has been a rise in strokes among people of working age, warns charity

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2015 11:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Experts said unhealthy lifestyles were to blame, though the growing population and changes to hospital practice played a part.

Blood from young people have proteins that rejuvenate old organisms

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2016 12:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Blood plasma from young people has been found to rejuvenate old mice, improving their memory, cognition, and physical activity.

Dementia rates show signs of falling in US and Europe

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Nov, 2016 03:19 PM
by AlexMuller
There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.

Why Our Brain Cells Die: A Breakthrough in Fighting Neurodegenerative Diseases

Posted in Science on 28th Nov, 2016 01:53 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists has discovered a common mechanism chain leading to brain cell death.

Possible sequence of arrival for meaningful antiaging therapies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The full antiaging toolkit of the next few decades will consist of a range of treatments, each targeting a different type of molecular damage.

Pathway linked to slower aging also fuels brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2016 02:52 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a lot of buzz about taking NAD+ precursors for their anti-aging effects.

Dementia will soon be controlled just like HIV, says research institute

Posted in Medicine on 16th Dec, 2016 08:04 AM
by AlexMuller
There is even a chance that the brain could re-wire itself and restore lost mental ability once progress of the disease has been halted.

Artists may unknowingly paint a picture of cognitive decline

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2017 07:21 PM
by AlexMuller
It's not abnormal for the style of artists to evolve over time, but could very subtle changes represent something bigger than simply maturing tastes?

Biomarker Patterns in Blood Predict Healthy Aging

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2017 04:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Levels of specific biomarkers, or chemicals found in the blood, can be combined to produce patterns that signify how well a person is aging.

Mentally stimulating activities after age 70 associated with lower new cognitive-impairment risk

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Feb, 2017 07:03 PM
by AlexMuller
For cognitively normal people 70 or older, the risk of new-onset mild cognitive impairment decreased by 30 percent with computer use.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells May Hold Key To Reversing Aging

Posted in Science on 7th Mar, 2017 10:42 AM
by Alex Muller
As it turns out, rejuvenation of blood cells is possible. And the implications can be quite revolutionary.

Accelerated brain aging may be in your genes

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2017 09:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that accelerates aging in elderly brains.

Old blood can be made young again and it might fight aging

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:12 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein can boost blood stem cells, making them behave like those of younger people. Is it the key to harnessing young blood’s rejuvenating power?

Scientists report inhibition of cellular aging

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2017 09:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans; thus, it is a task and challenge of biologists to identify substances that control aging and analyze aging mechanisms.

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