Aging

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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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Happy hour: A second drink linked to staying sharp in old age, new study finds

Older adults with moderate regular alcohol intake found more likely to live to 85 without dementia.

UCSF sleep sheep

The science of sleep: A Q&A with neurology professor Ying-Hui Fu

From identifying how your genes want you to sleep to warding off Alzheimer's, learn the latest on shut-eye.

UC Irvine hair regulation

Fighting balding and unwanted hair growth at the same time

Understanding how hair grows in coordination across our bodies may provide the key to controlling it.

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