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Exercising can reduce effects of aging heart

If you’re under 65 and have never exercised, start now. It could reverse damage to an aging or sedentary heart, plus set the stage for a reduced …

Wellness

A new experiment aims to cure aging once and for all

YC Bio<p>Business accelerator Y Combinator is known for making intriguing and often wise investment decisions. They provided early support to now …

Startups

Successful Aging: Sleep and the causes of fatigue and lack of energy

<b>Q.</b> <i>I am a 68-year old man who has been physically active all of my life. I was a top athlete in high school, have been active hunting and fishing,</i> …

Wellness

Grandparents help shape kids' views on aging

Kids who have a good relationship with their grandparents are less likely to become prejudiced against old people, a new study has found.

Parenting

Let's Invent: Our aging population is only getting bigger

This is part of a new series that looks at our aging society<p>Now that Christmas and New Year are over, we must get to work, even though the weather …

U.S. Census

Healthy Aging: Tips for turning gray into golden

Whenever I passionately enter into a discussion on the aging process, here’s what happens. People roll their eyes a little and look down or …

Oregon State University

Lemon: Meditation may slow brain aging

Meditation is usually depicted as a calming and peaceful practice, which isn't necessarily always the case. Ongoing research into what measurable …

Meditation

College 101: Aging Anxiety

Sponsored Content<p>College 101: Aging Anxiety<p><b>Since I left for college, my parents have told me that my grandfather has started to develop some health</b> …

Wellness

Grandparents Help Shape Kids' Views on Aging

By Randy Dotinga, <i>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>(HealthDay)<p>SATURDAY, Jan. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who have a good relationship with their grandparents …

Grandparents

A strange diet is designed to slow aging by mimicking fasting — but you can eat normally most of the time

• <b>Evidence suggests that fasting could help cure disease and prevent aging, though a number of fasting interventions sound difficult and unpleasant.</b>• <b><br>One researcher has developed the fasting-mimicking diet, which he says could provide the benefits of fasting but only requires eating a specific way for</b> …

Longevity

Key to aging well is to remain connected to social network

When creating a retirement planning checklist, one way to organize your thoughts about the big questions is how will you stay in touch with your …

Minnesota Public Radio

A pill for aging? At a new UPMC lab, scientists will study Pittsburghers to find a formula for the fountain of youth

The UPMC Aging Institute is a new facility that aims to be first in the nation to do clinical trials, as researchers look for a way to unlock the …

Longevity

Why a drug treatment for dementia has eluded us

Finding a cure for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s is challenging. They’re difficult to diagnose, and drugs struggle to get into the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Melatonin For Aging: Hormone Could Ease Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Sleep Problems

The sleep hormone melatonin could be crucial for people as they get older because of the role sleep and the body’s daily rhythm play in brain …

Wellness

Does Rosemary Actually Improve Your Memory and Cognition?

The Research Behind the Idea of Rosemary as a Cognitive Enhancer<p>There are many theories that suggest different ways of improving memory or thinking …

Herbs

Study suggests female advantage in life expectancy related to fundamental biological roots

A small team of researchers from Denmark and Germany has found evidence that suggests a biological reason for why women live longer than men. In …

Biology

Changing the conversation about aging

Picture a grandson trying to help his grandfather adjust the tracking on his VCR. In the corner, the grandson’s friend jokes that they are ignoring …

American Psychological Association

Population-specific deep biomarkers of aging

Thursday, Jan. 11th, Baltimore, MD - Today, Insilico Medicine, Inc., a Baltimore-based company specializing in the application of artificial …

Longevity

Part 2: Telomerase influence on telomeres and aging - work for human longevity

Many aging-induced diseases also linked to mutations of the genes coding telomerase<p>The study of human diseases linked to mutations of the genes …

Longevity

Despite Setbacks, Drugmakers Have Plans to Fight Alzheimer’s

Pharmaceutical industry, scientists keep pursuing treatments, with some focusing on earlier intervention<p>Efforts to find treatments for Alzheimer’s disease suffered blows in recent days, but many companies, scientists and investors are still optimistic that they can find a way to treat the …

Dementia

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… to Discuss Finances With Aging Parents

Family time can offer convenient way to talk about financial challenges or gauge parents’ mental acuity<p>Keith Fenstad is director of financial planning at Tanglewood Total Wealth Management in Houston. Voices is an occasional feature of edited excerpts in which wealth managers address issues of …

Finance

Reframing Aging: Exhibit Features Reflections on Growing Old

Martin SnappWhat’s the upside of being old?“I can only quote what George Burns answered when someone asked him what was the best thing about being …

UC Berkeley

Take steps now to slow the aging process

Here are some of the top health stories of 2017.<p>1. The World Health Organization unveiled a new vaccine that’s cheap and effective to end cholera – …

Longevity

Exercise is Currently the Best Way to Slow Down Aging

We have all heard that exercise is good for our health. However, it can not only keep you healthy, it can also slow down some aspects of aging. Some …

Longevity

You’re Over 75, and You’re Healthy. Why Are You Taking a Statin?

Should a 76-year-old who doesn’t have heart disease, but does have certain risk factors for developing it, take a statin to ward off heart attacks or strokes?<p>You’d think we’d have a solid answer to this question. These widely prescribed medications lower cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular …

Staring in the face of an aging tsunami

Now that the year-end festivities are pretty much done except a few remnants of hangover, let us get on our task of 2018.<p>First, see Figure 1, the …

U.S. Census

Fresh Air Weekend: Fighting Alzheimer's Disease; The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics

Fresh Air Weekend <i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This</b> …

Dementia

Pfizer Ends Hunt for Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

About 300 layoffs to take place after once-promising compounds failed during testing<p>Pfizer Inc. on Saturday said it would stop trying to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, abandoning costly but futile efforts to find effective treatments for the disorders.<p>The …

21st Century