Latest Gerontology Stories
Through working with tiny cell structures called mitochondria, scientists may have unlocked one of the secrets of the aging process.
A 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the U.S. or Canada may be expected to live into their early 70's, a life expectancy approaching that of the general population.
Eight causes of aging released today by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Article released today provides eight processes that break down
Health care spending is a large – and ever increasing - portion of government budgets.
Only about a third of Americans ages 65 and older are fully able to take care of themselves and go about their daily lives completely independently.
Cancer cells have an exceptional ability to repair damage to their DNA caused during uncontrolled cell division.
A new study has found that physical exercise can help to maintain mental health later in life – reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by 60 percent.
While we tend to equate youth with strength and old age with weakness, new research appearing in the journal Nature reveals that frailty during the later years of life is not a fixed law of nature, and that some species actually become stronger and less likely to die as they age.
The new Elder-Abuse.net offers help and resources to victims of elder abuse. (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The statistics regarding the rate of
Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Virginia with the opening of their newest office in the New Town area of Williamsburg. Williamsburg,
Rejuvenation Research is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Mary Ann Liebert. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Aubrey de Grey. The main focus of this journal are rejuvenation therapies. It addresses such issues as cardiovascular aging, cell immortalization and senescence, cloning/ESCs, DNA damage/repair, growth factors, immunology, invertebrate lifespan, neurodegeneration, tissue engineering, public policy, gene targeting, gene therapy, and...
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