Senior Aging News
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A "Genetic Thermometer" May In The Future Reveal How Healthy You Are You For Your Age
Fri, 24 May 2013 01:00:00 PDT
JoVE has published details of a technique to measure the health of human genetic material in relation to a patient's age. The method is demonstrated by the laboratory of Dr. Gil Atzmon at New York's Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr...
Aging Brains May Benefit More From Mediterranean Than Low Fat Diet
Tue, 21 May 2013 03:00:00 PDT
Brain power in older people at risk for vascular dementia seems to improve more from a Mediterranean diet with added mixed nuts or extra virgin olive oil than from a low-fat diet that is typically followed to prevent heart attack and stroke, according to the results of a Spanish trial...
Mediterranean Diet Seems To Boost Ageing Brain Power
Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT
Better than low fat option for those at risk of vascular dementia A Mediterranean diet with added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts seems to improve the brain power of older people better than advising them to follow a low-fat diet, indicates research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry...
Progeria Treatment On The Horizon
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT
"This study is a breakthrough for our research group after years of work. When we reduce the production of the enzyme in mice, the development of all the clinical symptoms of progeria is reduced or blocked...
Assessing The Efficacy Of Different Types Of Training Programs On Cognitive Performance In Elderly Patients
Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT
Forget apples - lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute...
Retirement Bad For Physical And Mental Health
Thu, 16 May 2013 06:00:00 PDT
Retirement is bad for mental and physical health, says a new study published by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship, London. The author, Gabriel H. Sahlgren, explained that initially retirement gives most people a small health boost, but over the medium- and long-term, it causes "a drastic decline in health"...