young blood and neurons

Cognitive benefits of 'young blood' linked to brain protein in mice

Infusing old mice with the blood of younger mice leads to brain rejuvenation. UCSF researchers may now have figured out how.

UCSF Dena Dubal

Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?

Dena Dubal wants to stave off neurodegenerative diseases with a novel approach: blocking aging.

Powdered tumeric, the spice that contains curcumin.

Curcumin improves memory and mood, new study says

Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping. The compound found in turmeric has new benefits.

UC San Diego aisle

Cross off your to-do list

As little as 30 minutes of light activity (chores, errands) may lower mortality risk for women over 65.

Glaucoma study

Scientists discover potential treatment to stop glaucoma in its tracks

It's a major step forward against a leading cause of blindness that affects 80 million worldwide.

UC Berkeley Bunge

More education linked to better cognitive functioning later in life

Higher levels of education may help stave off age-related cognitive decline, researchers find.

UC Davis carbs

Eat fats, live longer?

Mouse study shows forgoing carbs increases longevity, strength.

UCLA virtual reality memory

Fighting memory loss with virtual reality

As featured by Mashable, a UCLA neuroscientist opens the door into an entirely new realm of brain research.

Kornbluth UCSF monologue

Comedian looks to tell the stories of dementia patients, caregivers

Josh Kornbluth empowers others to use storytelling as a therapeutic tool.

UC Irvine salad greek

Low-calorie diet may help keep the body young

The link between metabolism and aging revealed.

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