Nearly four years after first forging a research collaboration, AbbVie and Calico – Google’s life science company – extended that 10-year pact with another $1 billion pledge to develop therapies associated with age-related diseases, including neurodegeneration and cancer.
Hearing impairment is already linked to a heightened risk of cognitive decline in old age, and a new study suggests that impaired vision may carry the same risk.
Adults with longer-lived parents have a lower-than-average risk for problems with the body’s circulatory system in middle age, British researchers have found.
With the push of a button, a perfectly healthy 34-year-old museum-goer named Ugo Dumont was transformed into a confused 85-year-old man with cataracts, glaucoma and a ringing in his ears […]
China, already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, is turning its industrial might to the challenge of making more of its own drugs for […]
A variety of new preventive measures to help Japan’s rapidly aging population avoid illness and injury went on display at a medical exposition in the port town of Yokohama. The […]
Resveratrol Impacts Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker The largest nationwide clinical trial to study high-dose resveratrol long-term in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease found that a biomarker that declines when […]
Older adults who value sexual activity and engage in it have better social lives and psychological well-being, according to a small study in Scotland. Older adults said “they miss and […]
New research tracking nearly 1,000 individuals over 38 years found that by measuring 18 biomarkers – everything from liver and lung function to the length of their telomeres […]
If You Look Old On The Outside, You’re Probably Old On The Inside An international research team from the US, UK, Israel and New Zealand has found a way to […]