October 16, 2014
Scientists find shorter telomeres — the protective units of DNA that cap the ends of chromosomes — in immune cells of soda drinkers.
September 8, 2014
Researchers have identified a gene that can slow the aging process throughout the entire body when switched on in key organ systems.
August 19, 2014
Navigation system helps diagnose, monitor and train patients with cognitive decline.
July 29, 2014
A new study is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
July 25, 2014
Cognitive impairment may have more to do with such factors as socioeconomic status and less to do with race or ethnicity.
June 10, 2014
Researchers find that oxytocin — a hormone associated with maternal nurturing, social attachments, childbirth and sex — is indispensable for healthy muscle maintenance and repair.
June 2, 2014
Researchers have erased and reactivated memories in rats, profoundly altering the animals’ reaction to past events; development may bolster Alzheimer's research.
May 8, 2014
A common form of a gene already associated with longevity also improves learning and memory.
May 5, 2014
Study shows cognitive improvements in old mice when connected to the circulatory system of younger rodents.
April 2, 2014
Early signs of neurodegenerative ailment, normally not detected till middle age, now can be seen in adults as young as 30.