Gerontology

July 4th, 2018 The chances of reaching the ripe old age of 110 are within reach – a you survive the perilous 90s and make it to 105 when death rates level out, according to a study of extremely old Italians led by the University of California-Berkeley, and...

April 11th, 2018 A sudden substantial financial loss in middle-age or older people, is associated with an up to 50% higher risk of death, found a US study. The Northwestern Medicine and University of Michigan study found that when people lose 75% or more of their...

February 28th, 2018 'Super-agers' have long puzzled scientists, but now researchers say they are unpicking why some people live beyond 80 – and still appear to be in fine fettle, with cognitive capacities on a par with adults decades younger. The Guardian reports...

January 10th, 2018 Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to four visible signs of physical ageing, and looking older than one's years, found a long-term Danish observational study. The research was from the National Institute of Public Health, University of...

October 25th, 2017 In one of the largest microbiota studies conducted in humans, researchers at Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute and Tianyi Health Science Institute in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China have shown a potential link between healthy ageing and...
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