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January 27, 2021
Mayo Clinic research findings indicate that the removal of senescent cells in aging mice improves cognitive ability in animals that already show signs [...]
Cells in the body usually do what they’re told. In response to cues, cells divide, grow, shrink or die as needed. But there are some [...]
Aging is typically linked with the point in time when it causes problems. But there are many types of aging. There’s chronological age, which we [...]
There are times when a cell must cease its work. In an embryo, it’s when a hand must separate into fingers. In wound healing, [...]
researchers report for the first time that melanocytes in skin drive aging of
that organ. The information clarifies a mechanism that drives aging in human
skin and [...]
Aging is a natural
and inevitable part of the lifespan; it’s also at the nexus of many chronic
diseases including cancer,
and more. The emerging [...]
As we age and forget why we walked
into a particular room, we may joke about our incipient "Alzheimer's."
But Alzheimer's disease is no joke. It's [...]
to get healthy? Try diet and exercise.
Americans age 50 and younger — especially people with obesity — hear this
recommendation frequently. But for older individuals healthy [...]
In the body, repair is constant process. So it’s a good thing the body has a Star Trek-like replicator in the mesenchymal stem cell. These [...]
Providing an unprecedented increase in funding, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recently doubled down on studies of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.