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Microbiome may be involved in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults
New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults. (2019-09-17)
Repeated periods of poverty accelerate the ageing process
People who have found themselves below the relative poverty threshold four or more times in their adult life age significantly earlier than others. (2019-09-12)
Diabetes nearly double for Japanese-Americans
A new study found that Japanese-American adults who are not obese have a much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-obese non-Hispanic white Americans. (2019-09-10)
Researchers focus on older adults' cannabis use to fill emerging policy need
Older adults are using cannabis at an unprecedented rate, yet research that informs policymakers on the topic is scarce, according to the latest issue of the journal Public Policy & Aging Report (PP&AR) from The Gerontological Society of America. (2019-09-10)
Researchers develop custom data collection system to improve health disparity research
Rutgers researchers develop innovative web-based data collection and management system that addresses linguistic and cultural barriers for researching minority populations. (2019-09-09)
Intergenerational relationships promote aging immigrants' health, lower caregivers' stress
Filial piety is central to the Chinese concept of family and has long shaped intergenerational relationships for older Chinese adults. (2019-09-09)
Not just images
Hebrew University scientists have successfully transformed an MRI from a diagnostic camera into a device that can record changes in the biological makeup of brain tissue. (2019-09-05)
Study shows BioCell collagen can visibly reduce common signs of skin aging within 12 weeks
In one of the most substantial studies of a skin health supplement, BioCell Collagen®, was found to visibly reduce common signs of skin aging, including lines and wrinkles, within 12 weeks of daily use. (2019-09-04)
Publication highlights care challenges of dementia-related psychosis
It is estimated that over 2 million Americans with dementia experience delusions (false beliefs) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that others do not see or hear). (2019-09-04)
Research finds a new way to reduce food waste
In a society that equates beauty with quality, the perception that blemished produce is less desirable than its perfect peers contributes to 1.3 billion tons of wasted food a year globally. (2019-09-03)
Epigenome-wide association study of leukocyte telomere length
In this study, the research team conducted a large-scale epigenome-wide association study of LTL using seven large cohorts the Framingham Heart Study, the Jackson Heart Study, the Womens Health Initiative, the Bogalusa Heart Study, the Lothian Birth Cohorts of 1921 and 1936, and the Longitudinal Study of Aging Danish Twins. (2019-08-31)
DNA methylation-based estimator of telomere length
Leukocyte DNAm TL is applicable across the entire age spectrum and is more strongly associated with age than measured leukocyte TL. (2019-08-31)
Depression linked to costly chronic medical conditions and disability among aging minorities
More than 50% of older Chinese American immigrants experience depressive symptoms linked to increased disabilities and chronic health conditions, according to two new Rutgers studies. (2019-08-28)
Waist size, not body mass index, may be more predictive of coronary artery disease
For years, women have been told that weight gain could lead to heart disease. (2019-08-28)
New evidence that optimists live longer
After decades of research, a new study links optimism and prolonged life. (2019-08-26)
Memory loss, dementia an understudied yet widespread phenomenon among Chinese Americans
The US Chinese population is growing -- and graying -- rapidly! (2019-08-26)
Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone mineral density
The association between type 2 diabetes and increased fracture risk is well documented. (2019-08-21)
Unmet family expectations linked to increased mortality among older Chinese Americans
New Rutgers-led study explores the link between mortality and the discrepancy between older Chinese Americans' expectations versus receipt of filial piety. (2019-08-16)
Is diabetes keeping you up at night?
Hormone changes are known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women's sleep patterns. (2019-08-14)
Scientists make major breakthrough in understanding common eye disease
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin today announced a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of a common eye disease -- dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- which can cause total blindness in sufferers, and for which there are currently no approved therapies. (2019-08-08)
Geneticists unlock the secret of mutant flies' longevity
Russian researchers determined which genes are affected by mutation that extends lifespan of fruit flies. (2019-08-07)
Heterophase nanostructures contributing to efficient catalysis
In the research on phase engineering of noble metal nanomaterials, amorphous/crystalline heterophase nanostructures have exhibited some intriguing properties. (2019-08-01)
Early onset of menstruation associated with higher risk of type 2 diabetes
Diabetes is a global health concern expected to affect 693 million people worldwide by 2045. (2019-07-31)
Diets rich in blueberries yield diverse benefits
A collection of new studies in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences further quantifies how blueberry consumption can contribute to healthy aging. (2019-07-29)
The effects of skin aging vary depending on ethnicity, review finds
Neelam Vashi, M.D., director of the Center for Ethnic Skin at Boston Medical Center, has published a review paper in Clinics in Dermatology that discusses how aging presents in patients, and the differences that are attributed to skin type, exposures and genetic factors. (2019-07-26)
When considering presidential candidates, age is just a number
A new white paper shows there is no such thing as being too old to be president. (2019-07-26)
Detox pathway extends lifespan of the worm C. elegans
Mutation in mitochondrial gene doubles the lifespan in the worm C. elegans by turning on a detox pathway, researchers of the Cluster of Excellence CECAD report in Nature Communications. (2019-07-25)
Researchers discover new cause of cell aging
New research from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering could be key to our understanding of how the aging process works. (2019-07-25)
How and why resistance training is imperative for older adults
A new position statement issued by a global expert panel, and supported by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, highlights the importance of resistance training for older adults to empower healthy aging. (2019-07-25)
Extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain thinning years later
Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later, according to a study published in the July 24, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2019-07-24)
Study shows extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain thinning years later
Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later, according to a study published by a leading University of Miami neurologist researcher in the July 24, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2019-07-24)
Hearing loss tied with mental, physical, and social ailments in older people
Hearing loss has a profound impact on older people, as it can lead to anxiety, restricted activity, and perhaps even cognitive decline and dementia. (2019-07-19)
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can increase men's risk of stroke and heart attack
Aging men with low testosterone levels who take testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) are at a slightly greater risk of experiencing an ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or myocardial infarction, especially during the first two years of use, reports a study appearing in The American Journal of Medicine, published by Elsevier. (2019-07-18)
Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency
Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. (2019-07-16)
Why sex becomes less satisfying with age
The number of women regularly having sex declines with age, and the number of women enjoying sex postmenopause is even lower. (2019-07-10)
Repair of aged tissue can be enhanced by inhibiting signals from neighbouring cells
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered how regenerative capacity of intestinal epithelium declines when we age. (2019-07-10)
A moderate dose of novel form of stress promotes longevity
A newly described form of stress called chromatin architectural defect, or chromatin stress, triggers in cells a response that leads to a longer life. (2019-07-10)
Sedentary time increases after retirement -- especially in women
The FIREA study, conducted at the University of Turku (Finland), revealed that the amount of sitting time increased in women after the transition to retirement. (2019-07-08)
Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease
The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease increases with age. Susanne Wegmann of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Berlin and US colleagues have uncovered a possible cause for this connection: Certain molecules involved in the disease, termed tau-proteins, spread more easily in the aging brain. (2019-07-08)
Deep Aging Clocks: The emergence of AI-based biomarkers of aging and longevity
The advent of deep biomarkers of aging, longevity and mortality presents a range of non-obvious applications. (2019-07-03)
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