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.
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.
Using tiny aquatic animals, scientists tested the idea that colder temperatures extend lifespan and found that it depends on individual genetic makeup.
A new study finds that 6 months of exercise, when added to dieting, can reverse 9 years of decline in certain cognitive functions.
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.
New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person’s survival.
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.
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.
A ketone molecule produced by the body during calorie restriction keeps blood vessels young, staving off age-related chronic disease.
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.