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A critical analysis of the role of Growth Hormone and IGF 1 in aging and lifespan. Growth hormone in the aging male. Intermittent Fasting Two potential diets for successful brain aging. Gerosuppressant Metformin Less is More. Metformin for aging and cancer prevention. Life span extension by resveratrol rapamycin and metformin The promise of dietary restriction mimetics for an healthy aging.

Sirtuins NAD and Aging. The Search for Antiaging Interventions From Elixirs to Fasting Regimens. Treating Ageing. Metformin Do we finally have an anti aging drug. Researchers develop novel test which can tell how well a person is ageing. Researchers develop novel test which can tell how well a person is ageing Posted on 07/09/2015 The findings, published today in Genome Biology, could help improve management of age-related disease by identifying people most at risk of diseases affected by age, as well as improve the way anti-ageing treatments are evaluated.

Researchers develop novel test which can tell how well a person is ageing

The seven-year collaborative study at King’s College London, Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Duke University in the USA, used a process called RNA-profiling to measure and compare gene expression in thousands of human tissue samples. Rather than looking for genes associated with disease or extreme longevity, the Medical Research Council (MRC)-funded researchers discovered that the ‘activation’ of 150 genes in the blood, brain and muscle tissue were a hallmark of good health at 65 years of age. The researchers say their findings provide the first practical and accurate test for the rate at which individual bodies are ageing.

Notes to editors. Taylor & Francis Online. Untitled. In L.A., Longevity And Health In Later Life Vary By Community. A report on aging in Los Angeles County, the nation’s largest county and one of its most diverse, shows wide disparities in life expectancy among different ethnic groups and neighborhoods.

In L.A., Longevity And Health In Later Life Vary By Community

Overall, the life expectancy for Los Angeles County residents was about 82 years in 2011, up from nearly 76 in 1991, according to the report by University of Southern California’s Roybal Institute on Aging. Much of that can be attributed to drops in coronary heart disease, strokes and lung cancer, the report noted. But African Americans can expect to live to an average of about 76 years whereas the average for Asians and Pacific Islanders approaches 86 years, the report said. And residents who have reached the age of 50 in the more affluent western part of the county are expected to live about five years longer than those in largely poor South Los Angeles. Usc_roybal-la_healthyaging-2015-2.pdf. Quantification of biological aging in young adults.

Young People Age at Different Rates. Young People Age at Different Rates.

Young People Age at Different Rates

Study of 1,000 38-year-olds shows ‘biological age’ ranges from 30 to 60. Members of the first graduation class of Tuscarora High School toss their mortar boards into the air after the completion of the commencement ceremony held in the school's gym Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Leesburg, Va.

Study of 1,000 38-year-olds shows ‘biological age’ ranges from 30 to 60

How will they age in 20 years? (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function. Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients.

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

This 122 Year Old Woman Has The Most Important Secret To A Life Of Longevity. The primary determinant of health for the average person is thought.

This 122 Year Old Woman Has The Most Important Secret To A Life Of Longevity

Not genetics, not exercise or nutrition, but the mind. Tomorrow’s Anti-Aging Therapy, Available Today. For people who have a few hundred thousand dollars to spend and are willing to take on the risks of an “early adopter” and travel to South America, options are now becoming available that were inconceivable just a few years ago.

Tomorrow’s Anti-Aging Therapy, Available Today

A new company is leapfrogging over the time-consuming process of testing and regulatory approval, and offering the best-established and most promising experimental anti-aging technologies in the near future. This is a new vision for combining research with treatment, for treating diseases that have no proven therapies, and for aging itself. (This column begins with a couple of pages of background. If you want to cut to the chase, scroll down to BioViva.) Never Tell People How Old They Look. How "SuperAger" Brains Are Different Than Everyone Else's. Researchers working with SuperAgers—people aged 80 and up with impeccable memory—reveal how their brains look decades younger.

How "SuperAger" Brains Are Different Than Everyone Else's

And compared to others their age, SuperAgers have nearly 90 percent fewer brain “tangles” linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The findings were published in the Journal of Neuroscience last week. First identified in 2007, the so-called cognitive SuperAgers displayed memories as sharp as people 20 to 30 years younger than them. In a preliminary study, researchers found that a particular region of their cortex was thicker than that of middle-aged participants.

Now, in a more detailed study, a Northwestern University team led by Tamar Gefen used MRI scans to image the brains of 31 SuperAgers, and they also conducted postmortem investigations with five who donated their brains to science. That particular region of the cortex, called the anterior cingulate cortex, influences cognitive control, conflict resolution, and perseverance. Sit Less, Live Longer?

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Osteoporosis. Joints. Andropause. Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control' UCLA biologists have identified a gene that can slow the aging process throughout the entire body when activated remotely in key organ systems.

Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'

Working with fruit flies, the life scientists activated a gene called AMPK that is a key energy sensor in cells; it gets activated when cellular energy levels are low. New, Inexpensive Blood Test Tells You "How Long You Will Live" ... But You Can Cheat and Live Longer Washington's Blog. Scientists have developed a simple blood test to determine how long you will live.

New, Inexpensive Blood Test Tells You "How Long You Will Live" ... But You Can Cheat and Live Longer Washington's Blog

How? By measuring the length of your “telomeres”, the ends of chromosome. Basically, telomeres allow our cells to divide. Why Men Are Bad At Friendship (And What To Do About It) By Daniel Duane for Men's Journal I first heard about the male deficit model, the sociological theory that men are lousy at friendship, a few months after my friend Matt moved to Seattle. According to the Male Deficit Model, friendships between men function and falter within strict pragmatic categories: "convenience friends," for example, exchange helpful favors but don't interact much otherwise; "mentor friends," who connect primarily through one man's tutelage of the other; or "activity friends," which Matt and I became by surfing in San Francisco.

The theory holds that men tend to drift apart whenever the shared convenience, mentorship, or activity ends. Controlling inflammation. Don't worry, be happy! Positive emotions protect against heart disease. People who are usually happy, enthusiastic and content are less likely to develop heart disease than those who tend not to be happy, according to a major new study published February 17.

The authors believe that the study, published in the Europe's leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal [1], is the first to show such an independent relationship between positive emotions and coronary heart disease. Dr Karina Davidson, who led the research, said that although this was an observational study, her study did suggest that it might be possible to help prevent heart disease by enhancing people's positive emotions.

However, she cautioned that it would be premature to make clinical recommendations without clinical trials to investigate the findings further. Effect of Estrogen on Brain Activation Patterns in Postmenopausal Women During Working Memory Tasks. Estrogen, cognition and female ageing. Feedback between p21 and reactive oxygen production is necessay for cell senescence. Gender Effects on Age Related Changes in Brain Structure. In Body’s Shield Against Cancer, a Culprit in Aging May Lurk. J Gerontol 2014. Living to100. Memory Toolbox. Testosterone, Gonadotropin, & Cortisol in Males with Depression. Two Drugs Longer Life NYT 2008. You call this living quailty of life. 12 07 07 GRG Can We Cure Aging. Aging and Lymphocyte subpopulations. Androgens and male aging Asian J Androl 02 15 10.

CHronic Back Pain & Decreased Gray Matter. Controlling inflammation hyperlinks.