Medical News Today: Could targeting this enzyme slow aging and related diseases?

In showing how an enzyme halts cell division by producing reactive oxygen species, scientists shed new light on the biology of aging and related diseases.

Medical News Today: Targeting this protein could help combat aging

Reducing an RNA-binding protein that increases with age improved mitochondrial function in old mice. The finding could lead to new targets to combat aging.

Medical News Today: Effect of temperature on lifespan depends on genes

Using tiny aquatic animals, scientists tested the idea that colder temperatures extend lifespan and found that it depends on individual genetic makeup.

Medical News Today: 6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

A new study finds that 6 months of exercise, when added to dieting, can reverse 9 years of decline in certain cognitive functions.

Medical News Today: Using community choirs to boost well-being

Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.

Medical News Today: Scientists create genetic score that predicts lifespan

New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person’s survival.

Medical News Today: A compound found in apples can slow down aging

In a new mouse study, researchers identified a naturally occurring compound that appears to be the most effective in slowing down the process of aging.

Medical News Today: Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, ‘disability-free’ life

Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says.

Medical News Today: Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

A ketone molecule produced by the body during calorie restriction keeps blood vessels young, staving off age-related chronic disease.

Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet shown to prolong seniors’ lives

An Italian study of thousands of people aged 65 and older finds that adherence to a Mediterranean diet is linked to lower risk of premature death.