aging

New Trial Finds First-Ever Alzheimer's Drug To Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The prospect of a disease-modifying drug for Alzheimer's disease is an exciting one, which could improve many lives."

Can We Stop The Heart From Aging?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

A powerful genetic tool: single-cell sequencing. It's like going from amateur binoculars to the James Webb Space Telescope, we can now analyse every single cell, like a star in the sky, by parsing its DNA inside an aging heart.

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

What's Your Biological Age? A New 'Aging Clock' Can Tell You

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The absence of a connection between the other aging hallmarks and epigenetic aging suggests that aging is a consequence of multiparallel mechanisms,"

Trial finds insulin nasal spray may slow age-related cognitive decline

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The results are certainly fascinating but the researchers are cautious to stress there are still lots of questions to answer before some kind of intranasal insulin spray for brain health is available to the elderly.