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By Richards, Marty Marty Richards received the 2008 award from the American Society on Aging's (ASA) Forum on Religion, Spirituality and Aging (FORSA) during ASA's recent annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Age may not be rust after all. Specific genetic instructions drive aging in worms, report researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
A historic agreement signed today to establish a pan-Pacific "stem cell airbridge" between the State of Victoria and the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) will empower collaboration between scientists in Australia and California.
One aquarium fishâ€™s uncanny ability to regenerate essentially any cell type has given scientists a way to mimic cell loss that occurs in diseases such as Parkinsonâ€™s and diabetes then watch how the fish make more of them.
Welcome to the world of aging, where the unavoidable processes within our body combine with our sometimes-detrimental lifestyles to lead us ever closer to life's inevitable conclusion -- death.
Modern medicine is redefining old age and may soon allow people to live regularly beyond the current upper limit of 120 years, experts said on Wednesday.
A University of Florida study has found that mutations in the mitochondria caused by obesity and lack of exercise -- not oxidative stress from free radicals -- may be a key factor in the aging process.
The immune cells of women under extreme mental stress age faster than those in women not facing such pressure, a new study reports. While previous reports have linked physical effects with stress, the new analysis helps pinpoint an important focus for these problems.
One booth at the secrets of Aging exhibition, which has been touring around the United States since 2000 under the auspices of Boston's Museum of Science, has attracted long lines of children: "Face Aging." Access was forbidden to people over 15 when I visited the exhibition, so I watched from outside.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.