Aging (94 News)

A Newly Discovered Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) Clock to Determine Biological Age

Mar 9, 2019 2:00 pm
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A newly discovered ribosomal DNA (rDNA) clock can be used to accurately determine an individual's chronological and biological age, according t...

A New CRISPR/Cas9 Therapy Can Suppress Aging, Opening Door for Better Understanding of Aging in Humans

Feb 26, 2019 1:00 pm
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Aging is a leading risk factor for a number of debilitating conditions, including heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease, to name a few....

An Intracellular Pathway Mediates Metabolic Adjustments That Promote Health and Longevity

Feb 2, 2019 3:00 pm
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The search for clues on how to live healthier, longer lives has led researchers at Baylor College of Medicine to look inside the cells of the worm ...

An Enzyme Promotes Cellular Senescence by Producing Reactive Oxygen Species

Jan 29, 2019 3:00 pm
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Permanently arrested cell growth is known as "cellular senescence", and the accumulation of senescent cells may be one cause of aging in ...

What Could DNA Tell about Our Potential Lifespan?

Jan 21, 2019 3:00 pm
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Scientists say they can predict whether a person can expect to live longer or die sooner than average, by looking at their DNA. The team has a...

RNA-Binding Proteins Could Be Promising Targets in Age-Related Dysfunctions

Jan 15, 2019 3:00 pm
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As we age, our bodies undergo biological changes that cause a decline in the function of our cells and tissues. However, most studies attempting to...

Helping the Immune System Clear Away Old Cells in Aging Mice Helped Restore Youthful Characteristics

Jan 5, 2019 3:00 pm
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If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. New research at the Weizmann Institute of...

Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) Has Something to Say about Our Biological Age

Dec 29, 2018 1:00 pm
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Researchers have discovered age- and health-related differences in fragments of DNA found floating in the bloodstream (not inside cells) called cel...

Scientists Identify Molecular Signatures That Can Be Predictive of Age

Dec 27, 2018 1:00 pm
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LA JOLLA—Doctors have long observed that biological age and chronological age are not always one and the same. A 55-year-old may exhibit many...

Genoms And Its Roles In Biological Ageing

Sep 29, 2018 10:00 am
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Senescence, or biological ageing, refers to the general deterioration of an organism's physiological functions, leading to increased susceptibilit...

The Relationship Between Sex Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease in Post- Menopausal Women

Jul 10, 2018 2:00 pm
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In post-menopausal women, having a higher blood level of a male hormone (testosterone) and a higher ratio of the male-type to-female type (estrogen...

The Secret of Long, Healthy and Cancer free Life of Bats

Jun 28, 2018 4:00 pm
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Bats are some of the longest-lived mammals in the world relative to their size. Professor Emma Teeling and her team studied bat telomeres, the caps...

Uncovering One of the Secrets of Cellular Aging , a Gene Leads to Senescence by Stopping Cells from Dividing

Jun 27, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists seeking to unlock the secrets of cellular aging have identified a gene that triggers senescence, a phenomenon in which cells stop dividi...

Scientists Discover the Protein TXNIP That Plays a Key Role Point in the Aging Process

Jun 26, 2018 11:00 am
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Oxidative stress causes cells and entire organisms to age. If reactive oxygen species accumulate, this causes damage to the DNA as well as changes ...

A New Way to Control the Formation of Fat Cells Through Cells That Suppress Adipogenesis

Jun 23, 2018 6:00 pm
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A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress f...

Do You Think All Genes Indicated in Alzheimer's Induce Damage in The Same Way? Well You Are Wrong!

Jun 20, 2018 11:00 am
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Multiple genes are implicated in Alzheimer's disease. Some are linked to early-onset Alzheimer's, a condition that develops in one's 30...

A Study Reveals the Role of Specific Region of Protein Presenilin in Alzheimer's

Jun 13, 2018 9:00 pm
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For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This th...

Why People with ApoE4 Gene are at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Jun 13, 2018 6:00 pm
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LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a ...

Scientists Discover for the First Time the Inner Hidden Role of the Enzyme Telomerase

Jun 13, 2018 10:00 am
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Cancer, aging-related diseases and other illnesses are closely tied to an important enzyme called "telomerase." UCLA researchers report i...

For Alzheimer's Patients, New Genes Contribute to the Disease by Reducing the Proteins

Jun 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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In the ongoing quest for a successful treatment for Alzheimer's disease, a team of scientists from several leading research institutions have c...


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