Latest Gerontology Stories
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,
A new study shows coffee and alcohol could affect longevity based on how they affect areas of your DNA known as telomeres.
Over 3,000 medical professionals and over 250 exhibiting companies will gather at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort for the 21st Annual World Congress in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine.
Today, Fight Aging partners with entrepreneur and philanthropist from Arizona to match the SENS Rejuvenation Research donation this December. (PRWEB) December
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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