Aging (122 News)

Reducing Liver Macrophage Numbers May Improve Health

Feb 19, 2020 1:00 pm
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Certain white blood cells, called macrophages, occur in higher numbers in older individuals and contribute to inflammation and oxidative stress that a...

Targeting the Norepinephrine Receptors May Constitute a New Strategy for Treating Alzheimer's

Feb 16, 2020 1:00 pm
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In preclinical experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have revealed a key missing piece of the Alzheimer's disease puzzle...

Astrocytes Senescence Threatens the Integrity of Neurons

Feb 9, 2020 11:00 am
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Although a link has been established between chronic inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases, there have been many open questions regarding how...

Researchers Determine Biomarkers of Cell Senescence

Feb 6, 2020 12:00 pm
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Senescent cells, which stop dividing under stress, are long- recognized drivers of multiple diseases of aging. Mouse studies have shown that target...

High Levels of the p62 Protein Extend the Life of Caenorhabditis Elegans

Dec 18, 2019 11:00 am
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Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that worms live longer lives if they produce excess levels of a protein...

Does DNA’s Repair Center Look Different?

Dec 17, 2019 1:00 pm
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A team of scientists has identified how damaged DNA molecules are repaired inside the human genome, a discovery that offers new insights into how the ...

Human Ageing Processes May Hinder Cancer Development

Oct 31, 2019 11:00 am
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A new study, published in Aging Cell, has found that human ageing processes may hinder cancer development. Ageing is one of the biggest risk f...

The Toxin SidJ in Legionella Bacteria Enforces a Unique Modification on Human Proteins

Sep 21, 2019 12:30 pm
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A team of scientists led by EMBL group leader Sagar Bhogaraju and Ivan Dikic of Goethe University, Frankfurt, discovered that the toxin SidJ in Leg...

A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Offset Genetic Risk of Dementia

Sep 7, 2019 1:00 pm
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The study was led by the University of Exeter - simultaneously published today in JAMA and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association Internati...

Autophagy Causes Neuron Death as a Result of Stress

Sep 2, 2019 2:00 pm
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DGIST announced on July 2 that Professor Seong-Woon Yu's team in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences discovered that chronic stress ...

The Accumulation of Tau Protein in Wakefulness Centers in Brain is Associated With the Initial Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Sep 2, 2019 12:00 pm
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Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's di...

Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET is a Strong Approach for Assessing the Progression and Severity of Alzheimer’s

Sep 1, 2019 12:00 pm
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While the presence of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain may be a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, giving patients an amyloid PET scan is not an...

A New Study Reveals the Role of Alpha-Synuclein Protein in Parkinson's Disease

Aug 26, 2019 12:00 pm
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A small protein previously associated with cell dysfunction and death in fact serves a critical function in repairing breaks in DNA, according to n...

Slug Transcription Factor Contributes to Maintaining Healthy Stem Cells in the Breast

Aug 21, 2019 2:00 pm
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A new study published in Cell Reports found that a transcription factor called Slug serves as "command central" for determining breast st...

Reducing Alpha-Synuclein Protein May be The Way to Treat Parkinson's Disease

Aug 6, 2019 11:00 am
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Parkinson's disease often begins with small tremors. Over time symptoms worsen. Tremors become shakes and stiffness takes the body hostage. People...

The Difficulty of Renewing Neurons in Older People May Be Due to the Presence of Killer T Cells in the Brain

Jul 31, 2019 11:00 am
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A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators has revealed that immune cells infiltrate the rare newborn nerve-cell nurseries of the...

Researchers Detect Mutations Crop Up in Normal Cells as We Age

Jul 28, 2019 2:04 pm
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Cell division is not perfect. As we get older, mutations often appear in genes in normal cells. Most of these mutated cells and their progeny — ...

Molecular Anti-Aging Programs Stop When We Reach Our 50s According to a New Study

Jul 21, 2019 2:00 pm
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Just as a computer requires code to work, our bodies are regulated by molecular “programs” that are written early in life and then have...

A New Study Shows that Alzheimer's Symptoms Can be Investigated Decades Before they Become Infected

Jul 20, 2019 4:00 pm
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Results from a study of nearly 60,000 individuals suggest those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due to family history may demo...

Removing Old Beta-Cell May Cure Diabetes Type 2

Jul 2, 2019 3:00 pm
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Research from Joslin Diabetes Center has shown in mice that insulin resistance increases the proportion of aged beta-cells which are dysfunction. Such...


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