Scientists have developed a method to extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent, and are optimistic about the potential implications of the study for humans.
Researchers have found patterns in the randomness that provide clues into the biological basis of aging.
Scientists may have found the genes linked to a long life and aging. The researchers have discovered 238 genes that, when removed, increase the replicative lifespan of S. cerevisiae yeast cells.
Keeping our muscles strong becomes harder as we age. This is because as we grow older, we lose strength and muscle mass. Now, scientists are taking a closer look at how to keep our muscles as strong as they were when they were young.
Global life expectancy is climbing. Now, scientists have found that it's risen by more than six years since 1990 as healthy life expectancy grows.
Vitamin D has been known for its health benefits. Yet did you know that it could also be particularly helpful for older adults-helping them maintain muscle integrity and strength? New findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reveals that while close to one in three older ...
Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have identified how the kidney cells' self-destruct messages are spread by finding what may lead to improved kidney function in the elderly.
New findings published in PLOS One reveal that eating trans fat could also be hurting our memory.
Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body that is also used as a medicine to alter one’s internal clock, primarily for adjusting sleep-wake cycles. Researchers led by Faleh Tamimi of McGill University found another use for melatonin.