Age may be more related to reactions to stress and the absence of disease rather than to a person's chronological age.
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Natural cocoa compounds may have pronounced vascular benefits for older population
A drug made to enhance memory appears to trigger a natural mechanism in the brain that fully reverses age related memory loss.
Beneficial effects of moderate drinking on the heart continue as people age into their 70s and 80s.
Calorie restriction has some specific anti aging effects that are due to lower energy intake, rather than to leanness.
Why do we age and stop reproducing after a certain age?
A study of older adults with advanced chronic illnesses indicates that as a patient's health declines, that individual may be more likely to accept treatments that would result in mild to severe functional disability.
2006 is likely to be the first year in human history when women can expect to outlive men.
Longer studies are required to determine if calorie restriction changes the aging process in humans.
The finding may help explain why cognitive problems in old age, including dementia, are associated with falls.
Can becoming an adult be hazardous to your health? News study says it may be the case.
Today's older Americans are very different from their predecessors, living longer, having lower rates of disability, achieving higher levels of education and less often living in poverty.
Whatever your situation, don't be reluctant to ask for what you need to maintain independence.
Since aging is so complex, it's unlikely that one pill or procedure can slow the process.
Wrinkles, gray hair and bifocals. Past a certain age, evidence of aging is all too obvious. But so far, no single theory explains how or why aging occurs.
Researchers generally view aging as many processes or factors that interact and influence each other, including cellular wear and tear; DNA damage; hormone changes; immune system changes; and free radicals (unstable oxygen molecules).
Age need not be an automatic barrier to elective surgery.
The report features an in depth look at the 55 to 64 age group, which includes the oldest of the baby boomers.
The findings provide new insight into how the brain adjusts its thinking processes as people age.
The gene, known as SIRT1, suppresses longevity, and may play a role in regulating the aging process.