Gerontology
Gerontology (from the Greek γέρων, geron, "old man" and -λογία, -logia, "study of"; coined by Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in 1903) is the study of the social, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects...
Lyn Slater is an 'Accidental Icon'
This 'Accidental Icon' is using her teaching background to implement social change in the fashion industry
Well Preserved
There is no better way to start the day than an early morning sea swim. It's physical, mental, spiritual, communal - all wrapped up in a simple dip in the sea. A group of women, who call themselves.....
Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Alcohol, coffee could be key to living longer, UC Irvine study finds
Laquisha Jones, 30, appears in court on Thursday, July 12, 2018, on charges of attempted murder for the beating of an elderly man in Willowbrook.
Sorry, Immortality Is Mathematically Impossible
Here's a conundrum: evolution is all about helping organisms produce more offspring. If a trait makes an animal more likely to die, that trait eventually ...
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process.
Boston researchers make breakthrough in reverse aging
A new study by Boston researchers say they have reversed aging in mice and it could set the stage for similar results in humans. Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/2526UpS Get more ...
What does it take to live for 100 years?
What does it take to live for 100 years? These are the surprising predictors of a long, healthy life. Watch the full TED Talk here: http://t.ted.com/nMk9fKb
This Australian dancer and choreographer is 103 years old...
This Australian dancer and choreographer is remarkably 103-YEARS-OLD! The charming Eileen Kramer is a national treasure - she learnt the twist from Louis Armstrong in Paris, and moved back to...
The secretive brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders who are helping Trump
Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a prominent group to share ideas with the Trump transition team. But he’s having trouble finding takers.
The scientific legacy of Dolly the Sheep
Twenty years ago, British scientists introduced the world to Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be cloned using nuclear transfer. She only lived for seven ...
Lipton Green Tea Benefits for Weight Loss
There are several lipton green tea benefits for weight loss. Learn more about the benefits of lipton green tea, its preparation and precaution while buying green tea.
Peter Thiel's Bet on Donald Trump Pays Off
Peter Thiel at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York SAN FRANCISCO - Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor at odds with much of Silicon Valley, w...
This Is What Really Happens To Your Body When You Practice Intermittent Fasting
Contrary to popular belief, intermittent fasting is not an extreme or dangerous form of “dieting.” It’s actually a very healthy practice that’s loaded with a number health benefits. What kind of heal...
Geriatrics
Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is ...
Geriatrics - Wikipedia
Aging
Ageing (British English) or aging (American English) is the process of becoming older. It represents the accumulation of changes in a person over time. In humans, ageing refers to a multidimensional p...
Biogerontology
Gerontology (from the Greek γέρων, geron, "old man" and -λογία, -logia, "study of"; coined by Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in 1903) is the study of the social, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects...
Life extension
Life extension science, also known as anti-aging medicine, indefinite life extension, experimental gerontology, and biomedical gerontology, is the study of slowing down or reversing the processes of a...
Senescence
Senescence (/sɪˈnɛsəns/) (from Latin: senescere, meaning "to grow old", from senex) or biological aging (also spelled biological ageing) is the gradual deterioration of function characteristic of ...
Senescence - Wikipedia
Aging brain
Age is a major risk factor for most common neurodegenerative diseases, including Mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease and Lou Gehrig's disease. ...
Socioemotional selectivity theory
Socioemotional selectivity theory (developed by Stanford psychologist, Laura Carstensen) is a life-span theory of motivation. The theory maintains that as time horizons shrink, as they typically do wi...
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Research into centenarians
A centenarian is a person who has attained the age of 100 years or more. Research on centenarians is becoming increasingly widespread with clinical and general population studies now having been condu...
Cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart dise...
Geron Corporation
Geron Corporation is a biotechnology company located in Menlo Park, California that specializes in developing and commercialization of therapeutic products for cancer that inhibit telomerase.
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Astrocytic hypothesis
The astrocytic hypothesis of ageing of mammals (briefly the astrocytic hypothesis) suggests that ageing of mammals is a genetic disease that causes death, caused by the aromorphosis (evolution toward...
Astrocytic hypothesis - Wikipedia